Yokohama is Japan’s second largest city and home to over three million people. It is also the first city who first opened its port to foreign traders. Who would have thought that the small fishing village, will turn into Japan’s second largest city and become the host to many popular festivals t...
Yokohama may not have the reputation for being the most traditional of Japanese cities, but if you know where to look, traces of its roots are still easy to come by. Take, for instance, your choice of accommodations for the duration of your stay. While the city is in no shortage of modern hotels...
Make the most out of your trip to Kamakura by scheduling it in time for any one of its major festivals. This article shows festivals in each month of the year. Experience history and culture in this ancient capital.
Kamakura is a beautiful coastal town located less than an hour away in the southern part of Tokyo. Wear your hiking shoes and head towards the best hiking courses in Kamakura.
Sukiyaki is a famous Japanese dish where the food is cooked and served hot-pot style (nabemono). Experience sukiyaki first-hand in the 10 best restaurants in Yokohama.
One of Japan’s first gateways to the world, Yokohama exudes international flair. From cuisine to architecture, experience diversity in this historic port city. Find must see and best things to do in Yokohama!
Yokohama and Kamakura are popular tourist destinations south of Tokyo. If staying for a few days, check out these accommodations that give the best value.
Kamakura is a thriving tourist destination that is found less than an hour away from the city of Tokyo. This city that once held great political power in the past has declined to a simple fishing village. Even so, it didn’t stop the city from attracting tourists not only in Japan but around the ...
Go for more than just a day trip to Hakone and fill your itinerary with these 10 best sightseeing visits and other interesting activities.
Kamakura is a beautiful city near the sea that is found in the southern part of Tokyo. Embark on a journey to see the 10 best shrine and temple in Kamakura.
There are numerous theories about the birthplace of ramen, and here’s one: A century ago, this port city Yokohama is where Japan’s first ramen shop opened. 19th-century Chinese traders brought with them a noodle dish and somehow, the locals of Yokohama built on this recipe to make it their own. ...
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Do you like eating sushi? Then, why don’t you learn how to make one from a sushi chef while you are in Japan? Sushi Making Experience Japan is a sushi class near Tokyo (Tsunashima) conducted in English for travelers interested in making sushi. The instructor is Hide, who graduated Tokyo Sushi Ac...
When in Kamakura or Yokohama, allot some time to take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a relaxing soak in an onsen. Here are the best onsen ryokans and resorts in the area!
Hakone’s natural wonders serve as a perfect backdrop for artistic pursuits. If you’re traveling to this area, spend some time exploring a museum or two.
From ancient temples to modern aquariums, enjoy a mix the of old and the new in Kamakura – Japan’s former seaside capital. Here are the best things to do when you visit Kamakura!
Kamakura is a coastal town in Kanagawa Prefecture that is home to many attractions like shrines, temples, and beautiful nature. If you are planning to go to Kamakura, choose a ryokan from this list for the traditional stay.
There are many beautiful mountains in Japan and many people enjoy hiking various mountains. Here are the 10 most famous mountains in Tokyo.
Some of Japan’s most amazing sights are just a few hours away from Tokyo. For a change of scenery, just hop on the next train or bus headed out of the city.
Here comes summer! The time for fireworks festivals in Japan. From the end of July to August, fireworks festivals are held almost every weekend in different parts of Japan. In this article, I will introduce best 9 fireworks festivals held in and around Tokyo. Visit one of them to enjoy summer lik...