June 28, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Mt. Koya
Mt. Koya, with its thick forests and monastic complex, is an incredible place to visit from Osaka, Kyoto or Nara. Click here to read more.
June 23, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Beaches
Crystal clear waters and white sand, yes, Japan is not just temples, geisha and electronics! Find out where to catch some rays here...
June 22, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Miyajima
June 21, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Ghibli Museum, Mitaka
The master of Japanese Anime, Hayao Miyazaki, has set up an interactive museum to his work and it's just as weird and wonderful as you'd expect.
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!
June 7, 2010
Love Letter To Japan
June 5, 2010
Experience A Traditional Festival
A matsuri is the perfect way to glimpse a part of Japanese culture not normally seen in daily life. With 100s every year enjoy one during your stay.
April 2, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Kotokuin Daibutsu
A fantastic day trip from Tokyo, visit Kamakura and the huuuuge Great Buddha at Kotokuin Temple. One of the largest in Japan.
March 26, 2010
Follow The Cherry Blossom With Your Jr Pass
Perhaps THE most social part of the Japanese calendar, Hanami is a beautiful time to visit the country and join in some cherry blossom bbqs!
October 28, 2009
Itinerary Tip: Shibuya, Tokyo
Shibuya and its famous crossing have been captured on celluloid thousand of times, now it's your turn to see it for real...