July 8, 2021
Kamikochi: Travel And Access Guide
High in the Japanese Alps, Kamikochi is a mountain destination that delights visitors with vistas, hiking and gorgeous autumn foliage.
July 1, 2021
A Family Friendly Holiday To Japan
Japan is one of the best countries in the world to holiday with families and children. From its theme parks, animals, museums, trains, and more, Japan has it all.
June 30, 2021
Everything About Pachinko In Japan
Few beyond the borders of Japan have likely heard of pachinko, but this complex game is big business in Japan. A form of gambling that at first glance looks a lot like pinball.
June 29, 2021
Top 3 Torii Gate Tunnel Photo Spots In…Tokyo!
Loving those red torii gate tunnel images from Kyoto, but just can’t get down there? Never fear; Tokyo can deliver.
June 28, 2021
Everything About Hakuba: Snow, Ski And Winter Resort
Known as one of Japan’s premier alpine resorts, Hakuba offers winter skiing, snowboarding, and hot springs, with mountain trails, lakes, and more, in the summer.
June 23, 2021
The Komachi Shinkansen Train
This iconic train is in service on the Akita Shinkansen line and famous for its red colour, modern design and top speed of 320 km/h (200 mph). Let’s take a closer look at the Komachi.
June 18, 2021
The Rapid Mie Train From Nagoya To Ise And Toba
Everything about the Rapid Mie train service, station information, seat reservations, timing and how to ride using the Japan Rail Pass.
June 16, 2021
Why Shinkansen Bullet Trains No Longer Look Like A Bullet
The Shinkansen received its colloquial name of “bullet train” in its early years, due to its bullet shaped front. Modern designs all have dropped this, the question is why?
June 13, 2021
Springtime In Hokkaido’s Biei–Furano
As the snow melts, the white expanses begin to reveal a gentler view. In the Biei-Furano area, that means flowers–and plenty of them. Everywhere you look, lavender, poppies, lilies and sunflowers are in bloom.
June 12, 2021
Hanabi: Japanese Fireworks
Fireworks are more than a spectacular light show in Japan. The art of Hanabi dates back centuries and today, firework festivals are a major attraction.