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…]

8 Attractive Points about Yakushima Island!

8 Attractive Points about Yakushima Island!

Yakushima Island is a member of the Ōsumi island chain, approximately 60km off the southern tip of Kyushu. Yakushima is well-loved by hikers and naturalists for its beautiful cedar forests, mountain trails and unique wildlife. Easily reached by air from Kagoshima, Fukuoka or Osaka, or [Continue Reading…]

Let’s Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Kyoto!

Let's Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Kyoto!

Apart from the standard Japanese that foreigners learn, every region of Japan has its own unique dialect (ben). However, Kyoto people don’t like their language to be seen as a provincial dialect as it derives from a time when Kyoto was the imperial capital and, therefore, was once the standard. So I will [Continue Reading…]

Let’s Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Kumamoto!

Let's Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Kumamoto!

Kumamoto Japanese dialect is spoken in areas of the Kumamoto prefecture in western Kyushu. To a foreigner just learning or in the intermediate course of learning the standard Japanese language, the Kumamoto Japanese dialect may seem strange and rather funny but once you learn some cute and funny words and phrases[Continue Reading…]

Let’s Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Tohoku!

Let's Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Tohoku!

Tohoku Japanese dialect is one of Japan’s crudest and oldest dialects. Some people consider Tohoku as a Redneck’s dialect. It links the many rural areas between Tokyo and Hokkaido. Modern Japanese find the dialect funny and weird but it is still part of the regional culture of Japan. [Continue Reading…]

Let’s Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Hiroshima!

Let's Enjoy 10 funny Japanese dialect phrases in Hiroshima!

Most foreigners learn ‘standard’ Japanese, but every region of Japan has its own local dialect (ben), as this short series of articles explores. The Hiroshima dialect has an undeserved reputation in Japan as being uncouth. This has little to do with grammatical or lexical divergence but [Continue Reading…]