Yanesen area (Yanaka, Nezu, and Sendagi) is one of Tokyo’s old neighborhoods with many attractions. Bring a friend and check out these 10 things to do in Yanesen area while on a trip.
The foliage in Kamakura usually changes in mid-November to early December. Autumn has always been a special season in Japan because this is the time when the leaves of the trees change their colors. They paint Kamakura in beautiful stripes of yellow and red that attracts tourists from all over t...
This list of 10 things to do in Roppongi will make you discover the best of its day and night life, taking you through shopping, art and delicious food until the next morning!
Aside from being Tokyo’s international gateway, Narita is a city that offers charming sights and activities perfect for last minute adventures in Japan.
Undoubtedly one of Japan’s most historic towns, Kamakura is a place where you can immerse yourself in history and culture. Aside from sightseeing around its monuments, temples, and shrines, travelers shouldn’t miss participating in its numerous festivals, which are held in various places all yea...
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.
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.
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!
Harajuku is a haven for teenagers and you’ll often see them in groups wearing the same clothes and at times, even have the same hairstyles! Here are 15 interesting things that you can do in Harajuku!
If you are in Tokyo during new year holidays (Jan 1-3), experience “Hatsumode”, the first visit to shrine or temple! Japanese have a tradition to visit shrines or temples during new year holidays, January 1-3 but typically on January 1, to wish for luck, health, success, or peace in the new year...
BE A LOCAL is a part of Hub Japan’s service to match local Japanese people and tourists from overseas. This is a report of the day Japanese local hosts took guests to Ueno, Meiji Shrine, and Harajuku. We received a request to the plan from a family from Brazil, Renata, Carlos, Claudia, and Carl...
Shinjuku is full of amazing things to do all of which are great shows of Japanese culture and scenery. It shows both the new and old with Hanazono Shrine being the old to Cat Cafe Calico being the new. There is great scenery at places like Shinjuku Gyoen National Park. There is surely something ...
Introducing 5 must-see sights at Morioka in Iwate, Tohoku. Hope this guide helps you planning your visit to Morioka!
Most of Japanese go out for cherry blossom viewing in spring. Here are top 3 places in Tokyo: Rikugien, Chidorigafuchi, and Yasukuni Shrine which are able to visit in one day!
No trip to Tokyo is complete without a visit to these impressive shrines. This is the list of recommended 10 best shrines you definitely should visit.
This article introduces the most standard 20 recommended sights to have ultimate Tokyo experience for every generations.
You don’t need to have ever visited Japan to have seen a Torii, these traditional Japanese gates are so popular in Japan’s culture they have come to be known in the western part of the world as one of the characterizing features of Japan as it is definitely an iconic symbol of the country of
When it comes to religion, many Japanese people mix rites of different faiths in a way that may be considered puzzling by Western observers. It’s not uncommon for a same person to be baptized with a Shintō ritual, have a Christian wedding and a Buddhist funeral. This peculiar approach to religio...