A guide to all of Kyoto's UNESCO world heritage sites
If you enjoy traditional art, architecture and history, there is truly no better place in Japan to visit than Kyoto. The ancient capital is so well preserved it
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Exhibits a traditional farmhouse built in the late 18th century.
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,
Located in the Udagawa-cho area in Shibuya, this wall displays a large graffiti art piece created by artist Shohei Takasaki.
Daikoku Jinja is a small shrine located just outside Komagome station. The shrine was founded in 1783 in this same location and was finally completed in 1879.
The Yatsugatake Resort Outlet is an outdoor mall comprised of over 70 international brand shops, cafes and restaurants.
Yakumo is best known for its delicious wontonmen (wonton dumplings) which is served with choice from a variety of stocks, broths, and noodles.
The "Historical Village of Hokkaido" takes you back to the mid 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century, when many samurais lost their rank and moved t
Danjo Garan Temple was opened by monk Kukai as a place for secret training.
A place where you can eat breakfast anytime during the day, even dinner.
You might be traveling in Japan with the intent of picking up a few goodies for friends and family back home. You also might be wondering just how you're going
Imagine this scenario. You just finished using the bathroom and you have no idea how to flush. You start looking at all the buttons and have absolutely no idea
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It's difficult to have a pet in Japanese cities, many apartments are too small and most landlords don't allow pets. Cat lovers get around this by visiting the h
A few months ago I introduced you to the Marvel Exhibition at Mori Art Museum, and if you're a comic book/manga geek (or otaku) like me, then have I got the thi
When people visit Japan, there tend to be several things that people say they absolutely must experience during their trip. A big one tends to be the food, whi
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If you're planning out your Japanese trip then naturally, one of the biggest things to consider is where you're going to stay. You might be researching hotels o
If you happen to be going to the wonderful theme park that is Huis Ten Bosch, or just want to try a unique hotel experience, why not also opt for a stay at Henn
If you're a nature person, you’ll fall in love with Ibaraki, a scenic coastal prefecture northeast of Tokyo. With up to 15% of its land area dedicated to natura
Niigata prefecture has a long coastline facing the sea of Japan, because of this it was a critical port area during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centurie
Tokushima prefecture is a mountainous area located on the island of Shikoku. It is home to the first 23 temples of the 88 Temple Pilgrimage starting with temple
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
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
Yamagata has been called 'hidden' Japan and is definitely not on the regular tourist routes. It is Japan's largest prefecture and you can find it along the Sea
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
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Miyagi is on the Pacific coast in the Tohoku Region. It’s castle-town capital, Sendai City, has a long history which you can experience in many interesting muse