Surviving Summer in Japan
Okay, let's face it, summer in Japan is brutal. Whether you hail from cool climates or sticky summery ones, chances are that Japan will still be a challenge for
Plan your perfect trip to Japan! Simply click the 'Add to Trip' button on any of the 20,000 sights and hotels featured on this site. With sights across all 47 Japanese Prefectures, we hope to introduce to a number of hidden gems off the beaten track.
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Good Town Doughnuts is a classic American doughnut cafe located in Shibuya.
Mangetsu-ji, or Ukimido floating temple hall, is well known for being one of the Eight Views of Omi (the most scenic views) in Shiga Prefecture.
Nude n' rude is a punkish clothing store located in Shibuya-ku.
Omori Shell Mound Park commemorates the site of Japan’s first archeological dig, a Jomon period (14,000 BC to 300 BC) seaside village.
Sen'yu-ji Temple, located in Ehime, is the fifty-eighth temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.
Oka Castle, located in the former Bungo Province, was built in 1185 by Ogata Koreyoshi.
Hoheikyo Onsen is a traditional Japanese hot spring with a spa and restaurant.
As its name suggests, this is a museum of modern art located near Wakayama castle in Wakayama prefecture. The museum contains various types of Japanese modern a
Recognized as one of the most sophisticated and predominant international exhibition centers in Japan, Intex Osaka offers around 70,000 meters square of exhibit
One of the etched mirrors that greets you as you wait to enter the establishment.Transversing Tokyo is both amazing and exhausting. As the city that is always m
Food is probably one of the best things about any country you visit. Food gives you the opportunity to actually taste another culture and it's something you can
Sharing with you part one of our in depth feature of MUJI Ginza the flagship store taking over central Tokyo!
I’m an American living in the inaka (countryside) of Japan. Life in Japan is full of surprises and unexpected kindnesses. Hearkening back to my first few months
Birthdays are the one day of the year where everything is about you! Gifts, cake and parties are all customary in the United States and Canada no matter what ag
There are many brilliant reasons to pay Japan a visit - the amazing festival culture here being one of them. What do you do though if a particular festival you
Walking among cats...Cats #1We stayed in Sendai for couples of days, and we planned a 1 day trip to a Japanese cat island (Tashirojima).How we got there :Sendai
Saitama Prefecture, which is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, often gets a bad rep for being a "bed town" with not much to offer besides a place to live comforta
Animes and mangas represent a pretty great part of the Japanese culture, so everyone reading this should know what these things are. If you don't, I'll explain
Exploring Japan can be both fun and challenging, and the ability to easily get online can give you peace of mind whilst travelling. From staying connected with family and friends to looking up train times in a hurry, there’s no doubting the convenience of a portable Wi-Fi connection.
Tokyo Creative has partnered with one of Japan’s leading pocket Wi-Fi providers to offer a new convenient and affordable rental service for use across the whole of Japan.More Info
Iwate is the prefecture with the largest landmass in Japan. It is on the Pacific coast in the northern Tohoku region. The capital city Morioka is famous for its
Kumamoto is in the center of Kyushu Island, and Mount Aso is the beloved heart of this beautiful prefecture. Aso-Kuju, Unzen-Amakusa National Parks, Mount Yabah
Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit
Famous for its gorgeous mountains and luxurious onsens (hot springs) Gunma is a nature lover's delight. Maebashi City, home to many parks and flower gardens, is
There’s a reason why over 10 million people visit Okinawa every year – Japan's southernmost island is a natural wonder, with pristine beaches, friendly people a
Fukui is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. When you explore this beautiful area you can see gorgeous rocky coastlines and beaches, taste fres
Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he
Oita is sometimes called the “Nara of the West”. It is located in the northeast of Kyushu and is best known for the city of Beppu which has more onsen (hot spri
Saitama is often overshadowed by its more popular southern neighbor Tokyo, but for those who care to look closer, Saitama abounds with amazing experiences. Take