Uji: Not just a famous name on your green tea
It's common to associate Uji City with just green tea when one brings up it's name. Being one of the earliest site for tea cultivation in Japan, you could also
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Igusa Hachiman-gu Shrine is famous for its Yabusame (mounted archery) festival held every 5 years.
Miharashi-en is a vineyard and orchard where visitors can pick fruits all through summer and autumn and enjoy the blooming trees in spring.
Zenko-ji is a separate temple from Shinshu Zenko-ji, and is a convent of the Jodoshu sect of Buddhism.
Kikukawa Candy Shop is most famous for its castella manju, Japanese sponge cake filled with a sweet bean paste. You can't miss it as you walk along the row of s
Originally built as a house to a lord in the area in the Meiji era (1868-1912), this historic site has been preserved with the help of an NPO network in the are
Shourinzan Daruma-ji Temple is the origin of the famous Daruma, a round doll with large eyes, popular around the entire country as a charm for good luck.
Kayotei is an onsen ryokan (traditional hot spring inn) in Kaga, Ishikawa.
AEON MALL Kyoto is inexpensive compared to department stores. Up to 140 shops are gathered here, including places like Sanrio GIFT GATE Family with its selecti
Gion Kinana is a dessert shop serving sweets made with soybean flour (kinako).
Summer is here - and with that, there are a few hallmark events that signify the start of the season. Spending time at the beach or by the water, enjoying a bit
ShinQ Mall is doing a event called DOKI DOKI Otona no Ennichi.This event would be like a Japanese festival , the shopping area will be transforming into a fest
I love my ramen. This noodle dish is close to my cultural roots. It is also an affordable working-class meal that satisfies
Kyoto is not only about visiting temples, it also well known for the sweet dessert. Personally, I highly recommend one of the popular sweet souvenir shops in Ky
Hokkaido is an island sitting in the northern part of Japan. It has long winters and short summers, unlike the rest of japan. It is one of our favorite winter h
Japan is one of the most visited countries in Asia and it’s for a plethora of reasons — number one of which is being home to probably the most delicious food on the planet. Here are 12 crucial things that you should never do when visiting the land of the rising sun.
7Days 5Nights Hokkaido –【Furano Flower Festival】 Famous Hot Spring // 3 crab & Japanese CuisineDay 01 Tokyo / Hokkaido ~Otokoyama Brewery ~ Snow Art Mu
The best way to relax like a local while you're in Japan is to visit an onsen (hot spring). Onsen began as public bathing places with few bells and whistles. As
Hakone is a must for many travellers and for good reason, home to lake Ashi, onsens and spectacular views of Mt Fuji this is an area that is rich in history and
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.
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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
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
Kyoto is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Japan. The historical city is home to iconic landmarks such as Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkaku-ji and the Fushimi-inari shrine.
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
Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut
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
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
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