Ginza is not only the center of high-end shopping, but it is also where the latest trends from the world over converge with timeless traditions. To make sure that you arrive at this experience when traveling to Ginza, here’s a guide on what to do and what to check out in the area.
When you're done visiting Japan's usual tourist hotspots, go explorer mode in Aomori - the prefecture up north where only great surprises await.
As autumn goes by colorful red leaves change the face of Tokyo city, burning like small fires in and around the capital’s parks and gardens. So it’s a sure thing you can contemplate the beauty of Japanese autumn season in some city spots too, but what about a place truly filled just by trees and
Experience Japan’s best ski resorts whether you’re an avid skier, snowboarder or just for being in the white powdery snow.
The northernmost prefecture in Japan’s main island Honshu, Aomori in Tohoku Region is a destination worth seeking out if you’re one to enjoy the beauty of nature. Its magnificent nature scapes include the Hakkoda Mountains, Mutsu Bay, and Lake Towada. It has stunning views to offer all year long...
Aside from being Tokyo’s international gateway, Narita is a city that offers charming sights and activities perfect for last minute adventures in Japan.
This city up north is no stranger to natural beauty. Nicknamed as the City of Trees, Sendai is an urban center that boasts of numerous tree-lined avenues, shrines, and parks. Come spring time, like the rest of Japan, it awaits that brief time period when pink cherry blossoms (sakura) take over t...
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.
Occupying the northeastern section of Japan’s main island Honshu, Tohoku region is without a doubt one of the most picturesque areas in the country. It is known for its remote landscapes, nostalgic castle towns, and rural way of living. Needless to say, all these are made more dreamy in spring w...
Nikko is well known for its scenic beauty surrounded by natural attractions such as mountains, marshlands, and lakes. It is also famous for the ornate and multicolored carvings on Nikko Toshogu Shrine, the World Heritage site. Nikko Toshogu Shrine serves as the final resting place of Shogun Toku...
Oirase Gorge is a famous picturesque spot for every visitor to Aomori Prefecture. Did you know that it's so beautiful in winter? Frozen waterfalls and snowy forests will definitely one of the most magical experience ever.
It is a difficult question. Japan is filled with beautiful mountains and hiking trails. I am not really a hiker but to name few, I'd say: - Shiretoko Located in Hokkaido Prefecture and one of the World Heritage Sites. The hiking trail includes five beautiful lakes, full of nature and wild an...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For a brief time, the city is bathed in hues of pink as locals and tourists alike come out in droves to witness Mother Nature showing off. Why Sakura season is highly anticipated in Japan needs no explanation. A more relevant question to ask, however, is...
There are several in Tokyo.Shinjuku Gyoen is probably the most famous in Tokyo.
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It depends on the month when you are visiting Japan, but if you are planning to visit in March, you can find Sakura everywhere. Fuji Shiba-sakura festival is very recommendable to visit from mid-April to late May. It is not locating in Tokyo, but near the Mt.Fuji, and it is only about 90minutes a...
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Go for more than just a day trip to Hakone and fill your itinerary with these 10 best sightseeing visits and other interesting activities.
Plum flowers, in Japanese “Ume”, is iconic flowers to us Japanese just like cherry blossoms. In the past, when Japanese think about flowers, they imagined about plum flowers. Here I listed best places to view beautiful plum flowers in Tokyo.
To explore Nikko is to discover beauty. Have this mountain town enchant you with its gorgeous scenery, intriguing heritage sites, and cultural experiences.
I have been to Hitachi Seaside Park in early May (probably was somewhere between 3-10) and was just the right time. I guess April 11th is too early. You can probably enjoy tulip and canola flowers. I'm not sure about Ashikaga Flower Park. They say on their website that they have different kinds o...
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i've been there in early may, and that was too early. i think mid-may would be best.
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Walking the streets of Harajuku gives you a sense of adventure. It’s a place where you can find surprises in every corner. An amazing place where you can dine, shop, play and explore the unique culture that can only be found in Japan. Harajuku is a haven for teenagers and you’ll often see them i...