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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Hakata Akachokobe is a Japanese restaurant that offers handmade udon and soba noodles.
This capsule hotel is located near Terminal 2 of Narita Airport. The name comes from the idea that guests can take their time to relax for 1 hour, shower for 1
This art museum is dedicated to the painter Fuku Akino (1908-2001). Closed for the New Year's holidays.
The Yasu Dotaku Museum is a museum mainly concerned with displaying and researching the purposes of Dotaku(bell-shaped bronze vessels) that were made in Japan d
Ichikan is a sushi restaurant (sushiya in Japanese) in Shibuya located right in between the stations Shibuya, Daikanyama and Ebisu.
Aotsuka Shokudo is a guest house and popular cafeteria style restaurant in northern Otaru. This style of restaurant was especially common in Japan in the 1970s
The Kanze Nogakudo is a venerable Noh theatre originally built in 1901, when the organization was founded.
Kawaji Onsen is located in Nikko, encompassed by nature and in the autumn, red and yellow leaves. It was opened in the Edo period and has been visited by travel
This art gallery in Osaka is located in the Kita-ku area. they have framed artworks among other craft from artists as well.
More beautiful, bigger, greener, the Churaumi aquarium is no less than the second largest in the world. It was built not only to show off the wonders of the tro
I was fortunate enough to get to visit the Kawachi Fuji Garden last month, and I thought I'd share my experience as well as some information that might be helpf
Gujo Hachiman, a picturesque town nestled in a valley in Gifu Prefecture, is an increasingly popular destination for visitors to Japan. Find out why you should
I Love the Smell of Burnt Gasoline in the Morning Twin Ring MotegiMy favorite motorcycle race series is MotoGP, and during my Japan trip back in October 2016, I
Planning a long waited trip is always an hard thing to do.For me personally is a trip that I've been wanting to do for some years now.Starting points: which cit
Tokyo, one of the best cities for food in Japan. In Tokyo, you’ll be able to experience gourmet foods from every prefecture in Japan, world-class sashimi, yaki
The sound of wind chimes dancing. Shaved ice in every flavor imaginable slowly succumbing to the heat. Fireworks coloring the night sky while an army of cicadas
Hello there, fellow traveler! I am writing this down for all my birds of a feather, who probably have similar things running through their minds when thinking
Now that November is here in Japan, it's just a matter of time before snow starts dumping on many parts of the country - in some spots it has already begun! If
Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda
Gifu prefecture, known as the unofficial “center” of Japan, was and is very important to Japan in many aspects. For starters, it holds the record for most open
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
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
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**,
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
Nagasaki is in the southwest of Japan on the island of Kyushu and includes several islands between Kyushu and South Korea. Mountains on one side and the sea on
Fukuoka is located on the northern side of the island of Kyushu. It includes the two largest cities in the area, Fukuoka City, its capital, and Kitakyushu. The
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