7 Reasons Why Japanese People Love Okinawa!

7 Reasons Why Japanese People Love Okinawa!

Okinawa is composed with dozen of islands, situated at the southernmost of Japan. Many Japanese people visit these islands every year. Unlike the rest of Japan, it has tropical climate so stay warm all year long. In this article, I will tell 7 reasons why Japanese people love to visit Okinawa. I hope you will enjoy Okinawa like Japanese people after reading this.[Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended “Sakura” Cherry Blossoms Spots in Tokyo!

7 Recommended Sakura Cherry Blossoms Spots in Tokyo

From the end of March to early April, the parks, temples and shrines of Tokyo are shrouded in a pink canopy of cherry blossoms (sakura); this is a culturally significant time for all Japanese, and should definitely not be missed by visitors at this time of year. Here, then, are just a few of my favorite places for viewing Tokyo sakura.[Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Beaches You Should Go in Japan!

7 Recommended Beaches You Should Go in Japan

Few people associate Japan with beach holidays – it’s a long way to travel and quite expensive compared to other Asian destinations. However, the Japan beach scene is surprisingly good, offering many specialised activities that are unique to Japan, If one knows where to go. Here are just a few of my personal favorite Japan beaches.[Continue Reading…]

7 famous Onsen spots (hot spring) in Japan!

7 famous onsen spots in Japan

Have you ever visited any Onsen (hot spring) in Japan? There are some rules that you should know –such as wash your body before soaking, don’t put towels in the water, no swim suits, and no tattoos. Since Onsen is there for everyone, please keep these rules in your mind. At the same time, I would like you to enjoy our Onsen culture! Here, I would introduce 7 famous onsen spots in Japan![Continue Reading…]

7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Japanese Guest House “Minshuku”!

7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Japanese Guest House “Minshuku"

When you come to Japan, I recommend you to stay in Japanese style hotels or inns. It is one of the things that you can only experience in Japan. There are, in fact, two types of Japanese style accommodation in Japan: Ryokan and Minshuku. Today I will talk about “Minshuku.” While there are many advantages of Minshuku, there are also obstacles. In fact, Minshuku isn’t the best option for everyone. If you can overcome some inconveniences of Minshuku however, you will really enjoy your stay.[Continue Reading…]

7 Guides on Japanese Signs for Easier Travel in Tokyo

7 Guides on Japanese Signs for Easier Travel in Tokyo

Train stations in Tokyo can be very confusing even for Japanese people. But this confusion probably has more to do with the design of stations and the sheer density of people busily criss-crossing their concourses. Certainly, for English speaking travelers, navigating Tokyo’s rail network should be comparatively easy because so much information, particularly that relating to JR and subway lines and destinations, appears as English subtext on Japanese signs. Similarly, internationally recognised symbols are widely used throughout Japan. However, here are a few additional tips on reading Japanese signs as you travel around Tokyo.[Continue Reading…]