7 Recommended Affordable Ways to Go To Mt Fuji!

7 Recommended Affordable Ways to Go To Mt Fuji!

Mt Fuji, or Fuji-san, as it is known to the Japanese, is our national icon, attracting some 200-300 thousand visitors every year, and that’s just in the official climbing season July to August. Even more people are content to view Fuji-san from a distance, but for many Japanese, [Continue Reading…]

7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Tokyo Skytree Like Japanese!

7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Tokyo Skytree Like Japanese!

The 634m high Tokyo Skytree has become the city’s top tourist attraction since it opened in 2012, and is the world’s tallest free-standing broadcast tower. But it’s not just the amazing architectural accomplishment that makes Skytree so popular, but that it towers above a sprawling entertainment area known as Skytree Town. [Continue Reading…]

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Ueno Zoo in Tokyo!

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Ueno Zoo in Tokyo!

Founded in 1882, Ueno Zoological Gardens is Japan’s oldest zoo and home to around 3,000 animals of 400 different species, giving visitors an idea of the rich diversity of animal life on the planet, as well being an enjoyable place for day trips. In fact, compared to other zoos I’ve visited around the world, Ueno Zoo is amazing value at [Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo!

7 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo!

Tokyo’s 798 metres long Rainbow Bridge was completed in 1993 and spans northern Tokyo Bay between the Shibaura Pier area and the man-made island of Odaiba. But as an icon of modern Tokyo, it is much more than a convenient way to cross from A to B, offering sight-seers, day trippers, photographers and [Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Tokyo Dome!

7 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Tokyo Dome!

Tokyo Dome is a baseball stadium and home of the Yomiuri Giants, though many other sporting events are held there, as well as music concerts. Dubbed “The Big Egg” due to it’s distinctive air-supported roof construction, it was opened in 1988, and is part of a much larger entertainments complex known as Tokyo Dome City. [Continue Reading…]

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Skiing in Japan!

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Skiing in Japan!

Skiing in Japan is a popular leisure and sporting activity. Hakuba for instance was a venue for the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. For those who want to ski in Japan, take note that it is also awesome to explore the rest of the country‚Äôs many scenic places. Here are some things that you might find useful knowing when skiing in Japan:[Continue Reading…]