Sight in Shizuoka


Formally an elementary school, Yamabikoso is now a hotel that guests can reserve when visiting Nishi Izu! Although the building remains the same, all classrooms have been refurbished and include tatami flooring to give visitors an authentic ryokan experience.

Sight in Tokyo

Trunk Hotel

Located in Shibuya is a hip and boutique style hotel that is located in Tokyo’s youngest and most fashion-forward neighborhood in Shibuya. Their interior decoration is based on salvaged furniture and natural materials that are local to Tokyo. Photos are found on Booking.com

Article by Elsda Li

“Mottainai!” Culture

“Mottainai!” is a phrase in Japanese that means “What a waste!”. In Japan, being frugal is ingrained into the community and the culture, and in this article we will explore some of the sites that help make Japan the efficient and resourceful place it is.

Sight in Tokyo

Shibuya Stream

Shibuya Stream — The lesser known part of Shibuya that's brimming with restaurants, cafes and more! 🍝☕️🍰

Article by Tokyo Creative

Why the Newest Muji Ginza and Hotel is a Must See Spot in Tokyo Part 3

Part 3 of our last series covering everything on MUJI Ginza! Sharing why MUJI Diner is a must try along with why it's worthwhile to stay at MUJI Hotel Ginza.

Article by Tokyo Creative

Why the Newest Muji Ginza and Hotel is a Must See Spot in Tokyo - Part 2

MUJI in Ginza has outdone itself! Check out our favorite additions in Part 2 of our MUJI journey!

Article by Tokyo Creative

Why the Newest MUJI Ginza and Hotel is a Must See Spot in Tokyo Part 1

Sharing with you part one of our in depth feature of MUJI Ginza the flagship store taking over central Tokyo!

Sight in Ishikawa

Share Hotels HATCHi

The name HATCHi is originated from a Japanese word for ‘departure’ and it contains people’s wish to spread Hokuriku tourism and for more tourists to travel to H

Sight in Tokyo

Nui Hostel and Bar Lounge

Nui is a boutique hostel, cafe and bar lounge in the Taito-ku area of Tokyo.

Sight in Osaka

Hostel 64 Osaka

Hostel 64 Osaka is a design hostel ideally located in the center of Osaka.

Sight in Hokkaido

Noboribetsu Onsen Daiichi Takimotokan

Daiichi Takimotokan is a ryokan (hot spring inn) located in Noboribetsu.

Sight in Nagasaki

Harajo Onsen Masago

Harajo Onsen Masago is a hot spring resort in Minamiarimacho, facing Shimabara Bay.

Sight in Wakayama


Adumaya is an onsen ryokan (hot spring inn) that was originally opened in Edo era (1603–1868).

Sight in Tokyo

Aman Tokyo

Aman Tokyo is a luxury hotel located in Otemachi.

Sight in Iwate

The Park Hotel Jodogahama

The Park Hotel Jogahama offers a full view of Jodogahama Beach from rooms.

Sight in Niigata

Ichinoyado Gen

Ichinoyado Gen is a tradition Japanese inn, known as 'ryokan', located in Myoko-kogen area of Niigata Prefecture.

Sight in Hokkaido

Sapporo Grand Hotel

The Sapporo Grand is an old hotel that was established in 1934.

Sight in Osaka


Konanso is a traditional inn with a Hinoki cypress bath open to day trippers.

Sight in Hokkaido

Otarunai Backpackers Hostel Morinoki

Morinoki is a backpackers hostel located near Minamiotaru station.

Sight in Fukuoka

Dukes Hotel Hakata

Dukes Hotel is conveniently located just west of Hakata station.

Sight in Iwate


Shizukatei is a traditional Japanese inn, or 'ryokan' in Hiraizumi, Iwate Prefecture, near the UNESCO World Heritage Chusonji Temple. Meals are served in-room,

Sight in Yamagata


The Showa-kan is a Japanese style resort (ryokan) in Ginzan hot-spring, and has an outside bath on the top floor looking out over the valley.

Sight in Tokyo

Tokyo Dome Hotel Pool

Tokyo Dome Hotel pool is located on the 7th Floor of the hotel and opened during summer time.

Sight in Shizuoka

White Beach Hotel

Popular with families and convenient to Ohama Beach, this hotel and accompanying restaurant/pizzeria/cafe is only open from late April to late October. Check th

Sight in Nagano

Enzanso Lodge

The Enzanso Lodge is located on Mount Tsubakurodake, and is used most frequently by mountaineers, hikers and skiers.

Sight in Kyoto

Gion Hatanaka

Gion Hatanaka is a ryokan in the Higashiyama district close to Gion Shijo station, famous for their evenings where maiko (young apprentice geisha) offer perform

Sight in Ishikawa

Beniya Mukayu

Beniya Mukayu is an onsen ryokan, a Japanese inn with a natural hot spring bath, overlooking Kaga City, located about 10 minutes from Kaga station by car.

Sight in Gifu


Wanosato is a 160-year old traditional ryokan (Japanese inn) built in the minka style with thatched roofs. From Takayama station it can be reached in 20 minutes

Sight in Kyoto

Sumiya Ryokan

Sumiya is an authentic-style ryokan in the heart of Kyoto that can proudly look back on a 100-year history.

Sight in Kyoto

Seikoro Inn

Located on the banks of Kamo river in the heart of Kyoto City, Seikoro Inn is a traditional ryokan built in 1831.

Sight in Okayama

Ryokan Kurashiki

Located right on the canal banks in the heart of the historical quarter Kurashiki Bikan, Ryokan Kurashiki is a traditional inn with a long history.

Sight in Kagawa

Kotohira Kadan

Located right on the banks of Kanakura river, Kotohira Kadan is a traditional ryokan in the historical town of Kotohira, especially known for its service and fi

Sight in Kyoto


Hiiragiya is a historic and prestigious ryokan in central Kyoto, located about 15 minutes from Kyoto station by car.

Sight in Shizuoka


Asaba is a traditional ryokan located in Izu, Shizuoka, with a history of over 520 years. From Shuzenji station it can be reached in 10 minutes by car.

Sight in Tokushima

Shin-Iya Onsen Hotel Kazurabashi

Hotel Kazurabashi is located in the hot spring resort of Shin-Iya and has a special cable car to take guests to the open-air hot spring.

Sight in Tokyo

The Peninsula Tokyo

The Peninsula Tokyo is a luxury hotel with a great bistro and restaurant.

Sight in Nagasaki

Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort

Located along Kajukushima Sea, this 24 hour resort offers plenty of activities for all age groups. One of the resort's main attractions, the Kujukushima Aquariu