Naruto Whirlpools - an amazing natural phenomenon
I experienced one natural wonder that I hadn't seen anywhere else in the world before on a road trip in Japan, and that is the Naruto Whirlpools.
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This is the first station and starting point of the Chiba Urban Monorail, which held the Guinness Record for the longest rail in the world back in 2001. Some of
Located only a short 3-minute walk from Hisayaodori Station, this tower was constructed in 1954, making it the oldest tv tower in Japan. Standing 180 meters tal
This Kansai chain sells chinese style meat buns hand-made from scratch at their shops daily. Hot, juicy, tasty and a steal at 340JPY for two, these are the perf
Open to the public since 1989, the Wild Bird Park is a 24-hectare nature preserve built on reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay.
Located within the Ocean Expo Park on the Motobu Peninsula, Emerald Beach is one of many attractions spread out throughout the park.
Shirahama Beach is an 800 meter long beach that is one of Izu's most famous and popular attractions. People come to enjoy the sand and sun,and the area is also
2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan is a shopping arcade located underneath the train tracks of Ueno station to promote the skills of local craftsmen and their work.
This hot spring, located within the onsen town of Kusatsu, boasts designs from the Edo and Meiji periods. The facility offers water from the Yubatake and Bandai
Japanese culture is big on gift-giving, which is no surprise given how many stores offer wrapping services and how many items come in special gift sets. When Ja
That's going to hurt!When you think of sport in Japan, one that comes to mind must surely be Japan’s very own Sumo. With origins in Shintoism and dating back b
When I was growing up, one of my favorite pastimes was reading The Adventures of Tintin. Those timeless comics offered me the chance to travel the world solvin
Japan has many interesting and delicious foods and snacks. When travelling to Japan I recommend you try as much of Japan’s food as you can because it is an expe
Japan has a wide range of delicious treats and snacks; salty and hearty, sweet and tasty, soft or chewy, crunchy or jelly-like. There is so much out there to ch
KurashikiPhoto 19-7-14, 8 53 42 AM.jpg 5.31 MBIt is the most important sightseeing area of Kurashiki-shi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, and is close to JR Kuras
Japan has many beautiful and well-known arts and crafts, which make up a significant part of the rich culture of this wonderful country. There's shodo (calligra
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
Kozuyu – a combination of Mountain and SeaKozuyu is a type of soup that includes an assortment of unique ingredients, diced and simmered in a pot for some time.
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
If your idea of a perfect vacation involves majestic forests, clear blue lakes, pillowy powder snow, and amazing, farm-fresh food, Hokkaido is an absolute dream
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
Kanagawa is a dynamic part of the greater Tokyo area. The capital city, Yokohama, features the famous Chinatown district, a port area with dining and shopping p
Okayama prefecture is situated along the Seto inland sea across from Shikoku. Just 15 minutes outside the capital city, visitors can enjoy the preserved old can
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
In Akita, on the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku region, visitors can revel in Japan’s natural beauty. You can climb mountains, look over beautiful lakes, and visit coastal towns.
Yamaguchi is on the westernmost tip of Honshu, and because of its proximity, historically it has been an important center of cultural exchange with the Korean P