Japan - a fascinating land of contrasts, an engaging combination of futuristic cities and stunning natural landscapes. It amazes at kimono-clad geishas singing karaoke in Kyoto to Buddhist monks whizzing around Tokyo on motorbikes. Japan has a reputation for its distinctive cultures and unique traditions that usually bemuse but never be tedious.
There is an endless number of activities to do here in Japan, and it will never leave you bored. Japan is home to some of the best amusement parks in the world and if you are a fan or want to add some variety to your trip, here are the top ones to add to your ...
Despite its long-held reputation for being one of the more expensive countries to visit in Asia, Japan is actually surprisingly cheap. These days, you can sightsee, eat, and sleep very well on less than US$50 a day, you just need to know where to go.
Mount Fuji is one of Japan’s most famous sights, and everyone wants to catch a glimpse of it. It is one of Japan’s Three Holy Mountains and, at 12,388 feet, the highest peak in the country.
Enjoy the selection of 6 great snacks from Aichi prefecture, that are great as souvenirs from your trip. The traditional manju buns and kishimen pie are some of the specialties you must try.
Kyoto is home to over 400 Shinto shrines, so it can be a daunting task to choose the best shrine to visit on any trip. Here are some beautiful pictures of the best shrines in Kyoto to help make your choice that little bit easier.
Japan is dotted with some of the biggest and most renowned parks in the world. If you’re planning on visiting Japan, here are some of the more unique parks worth checking out.
While the typical tourist fare is available to those who want it, Japan has a lot to offer travelers with a taste for the bizarre and unusual. If you’re looking for something exotic, off the beaten path, or just plain strange, this country has plenty of options to keep ...
Miyazaki is located on the southeastern coast of Kyushu, and the mythical home of the sun goddess Amaterasu. With one of the warmest climates on the main islands of Japan, resorts, beaches and sports facilities, Miyazaki used to be the top honeymoon spot and a popular ...
Onsen is a hot spring in Japan. This country’s hot spring supply is so abundant that even the big cities are full of these spa-like retreats. Here are the best hot springs in and around urban Osaka.
For most bookworms, there’s really no better pleasure than stepping into a well-stocked bookstore. Explore Japan‘s literary world via some of the most beautiful stores you can visit in the country, and arguably the world.