Bathe in a teacup (and so much more) in this fascinating part of Japan!
After a bit of an "off the beaten path" experience from what other tourists might get in Japan, but still want to embrace the culture, art, and quirkiness this
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Tama Sushi is a long-established chain of sushi restaurants in Japan. They're one of the very few sushi restaurants that will offer diners not used to raw fish,
Famous for its high-quality powder snow, Rusutsu Ski Resort boasts 37 ski runs spanning three mountains. Half-day, day passes and night passes vary according to
Conveniently located at Harunire Terrace, Il Sogno serves Italian cuisine using local Nagano ingredients. The handmade pasta and pizza doughs are made with loca
Fujimi Kogen Ski Resort is located in the mountainous prefecture of Nagano. The resort has a golf course and a hiking trail available in summertime.
Located near Suizenji Jojuen Garden, this confectionary shop specializes in a traditional sweet famous in Kumamoto prefecture. Ikinari dango are sticky and swee
Osaka people say, “If you want to see beautiful roses, you should visit Utsubo park.” This is a park that the people made in the middle of the city. However, th
Located in Kita-Senju, this 50’s-style diner specializes in hamburgers. Customers get to enjoy home-made buns and meat patties accompanied by hand-cut and fresh
Jidayubori Park has recreated a folk village of the 18th century where visitors can experience the lifestyle and customs of that time.
Kurima Ohashi Bridge connects Miyakojima to Kurima Island.
Everyone has their own little guilty pleasure in collecting things. For some people it could be little things stamps, hair clips, or pins. For others, it could
IMG_3190.JPG 2.16 MBThis is the place that I recommend for family trip to Sapporo, Hokkaido. 'Doraemon' the well known Japanese Anime ' Cartoon' all around the
Otaru can consider [If you have not been to Otaru, you have not been to Hokkaido]The most special place to visit is the river, 4 different season, with 4 diffe
As a tourist in Japan you will face two main problems about food: “price” and “timing”. You have a lot of souvenirs to buy, a lot of temples to see, and maybe y
Miyajima is definitely one of the most popular destinations for tourists who visit the Hiroshima area. With its status as one of Japan's top three scenic views
When I first moved to Japan, exploring as much as possible was priority number one on my agenda. I have to say though, even though I'd traveled fairly extensive
Hello there, fellow traveller! It’s been a blast. I say, as if I’ve already been on my trip. There are only about five more month to go, but the past two writin
"KONBINI in japan "Hey guys, Today I will write about the convenience store(Family Mart) in Japan, KONBINI means convenience store. The convenience stores is a
In an ongoing series of mini-posts we ask our most passionate Tokyo Creative writers “What is your Japan? ” in words and photos.When most people think of Japan, a certai
Tokyo is all about contrasts. Its irresistible charm comes from the clash between its cutting-edge style and traditional culture. From the organized chaos of [S
Tottori prefecture along the Sea of Japan coast is best known for its sand dunes (Tottori Sakyu) and Sand Sculpture Museum. The spiritual center of mountain wor
Kochi, on Shikoku Island, is quite rural. In fact, 85% of the prefecture is covered in forests. This lush, green area is perfect for adventurers and is famous f
Chiba Prefecture is just next door to the megalopolis of Tokyo, it's a special place with a long history. Chiba has abundant farm land, historic temples, tradit
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
Ehime is home to Dogo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot springs with a history going back almost 1,000 years. In the loosely auto-biographical novel **Botchan**,
While often overlooked due to its more popular neighbors like Osaka, Kyoto and Nagoya, Mie prefecture offers a unique cultural experience for those who visit. B
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
Majestic Mount Fuji, rolling hills of green tea plantations, and the gorgeous coastline of the Izu Peninsula give Shizuoka a rich character that makes it a grea