8 Tokyo Bay Tour Spots Presented by Experts!

8 Tokyo Bay Tour Spots Presented by Experts!

Tokyo Bay isn’t all shopping, restaurants and boat cruises. If you’re looking for something a little different to see an do in Tokyo, check out some of the other wonderful attractions Tokyo Bay has to offer. Here are just a few Tokyo Bay recommendations.[Continue Reading…]

8 Best Japan Shrines You Must Visit!

8 Best Japan Shrines You Must Visit!

Japan is the home of Shinto which is the indigenous Japanese faith. People come to Japanese shrines to learn about Shinto, “the way of the gods or “kami” and Buddhism. The Kami come by way of wind, rain, trees, fertility and all forms coming from nature. [Continue Reading…]

8 Amazing Tour Spots in Hokkaido in Japan!

8 Amazing Tour Spots in Hokkaido!

Hokkaido, literally “Northern Sea Circuit” also known as Ezo, Yeso, or Yesso is Japan’s 2nd largest island. Between Hokkaido and Honshu is the Tsugaru Strait. Tourists flock here for the best seafood, dairy products and different kinds of adventures. Here are 8 amazing tour spots in the island of Hokkaido.[Continue Reading…]

8 Tips About Cram School Culture in Japan!

8 Tips About Cram School Culture in Japan!

A cram school aims to provide additional training to students outside of normal school hours. There are cram school equivalents in most countries, but nowhere do they play such a fundamental role in education as in Japan. But why should that be the case?[Continue Reading…]

What’s Seiza? 8 Reasons why Japanese People Do Seiza!

What's Seiza? 8 Reasons why Japanese People Do Seiza!

Seiza (正座) is a formalised style for sitting on tatami flooring that involves kneeling down, keeping a straight back, and resting the buttocks on one’s out-turned heels. Seiza can be uncomfortable, if not actually painful, even for Japanese, so why do it at all?[Continue Reading…]

8 Amazing Japan Airports You Can Enjoy as Sightseeing!

8 Amazing Japan Airports You Can Enjoy as Sightseeing

There are more than 75 Japan airports offering scheduled airline services. Some Japan airports are engineering or architectural marvels, while others are little more than a runway and single terminal building. But what they all have in common is that they are clean, efficient gateways to Japan’s unique culture and scenery.[Continue Reading…]