7 Recommended Music Festivals You Should Go in Japan!

7 Recommended Music Festivals You Should Go in Japan!

From grunge to heavy metal, blues to folk, Brit to Indie, Japan music festivals have it all. Japan hosts many musical events, including international festivals yearly. A curious foreigner might want to visit at least one of our 7 Japan music festival events.[Continue Reading…]

7 Reasons Why Hakone is so Popular among Japanese!

7 Reasons Why Hakone is so Popular among Japanese!

Located in the southwestern part of Kanagawa prefecture, Hakone is part of Fuji Hakone Izu National Park, known for great scenic beauty. The area is one of the most popular destinations in Honshu for Japanese people, and for several overlapping cultural and historical reasons, [Continue Reading…]

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…]