July 10, 2021
Obon Festival: Celebrating The Spirits Of Japan
Learn everything about the Japanese Obon festival (including dates). Its origins and meaning, what to do during Obon, where to go and how to travel during Obon.
December 16, 2019
Top 12 Festivals In Japan To Visit
Japan has many seasonal and local festivals. With limited time on your hands, its key to find the best festival in Japan. Here is our top 12 best festivals in Japan.
December 1, 2019
Spending Winter In Japan
Winter is coming to Japan! You might be as well. Learn about Japan In Wintertime, what to do during winter in Japan, what to eat, what the best winter sports and activities around Japan.
November 24, 2019
What Is There To Do In Hokkaido In Winter?
Winter is the perfect time to visit Hokkaido, find out about: Winter Festivals, Quality Skiing, Hokkaido Food Scene, Steamy Onsen and the beautiful natural sights of Hokkaido.
November 4, 2019
Guide To Visiting The Sapporo Snow Festival
Winter can be a tricky time of year to visit Japan if you’re not into skiing and snowboarding. The Sapporo Snow Festival make it completely worthwhile the glacial spectacle and snow fun.
October 28, 2019
Japanese Cherry Blossom Festivals: Everything You Need To Know While Traveling For Hanami
Japanese tradition of cherry blossom festival hanami is a celebration that is centuries old. It is held throughout Japan and in many other places around the world.
October 9, 2019
Visiting Japan To View The Sakura In 2020
We have compiled everything you need to know to view the cherry blossom in Japan. Including the best dates to go based on the Sakura forecast for 2020
August 9, 2015
Visit Shikoku With The Jr Pass
We have selected the best places in Shikoku to visit with the Japan Rail Pass. Learn what to do, see and eat all around the beautiful island of Shikoku.
September 23, 2010
Relax And Unwind In An Onsen
Spending time soaking in a mineral rich 'onsen' (hot spring) is a favourite Japanese pastime. Find out about etiquette and the best bath houses here.
June 8, 2010
Festivals: Tepees And Tents More Your Thing?
In a previous post we mentioned traditional festivals, here we give you the 411 on music festivals, Japan-style!