September 10, 2021
Japan In September
Bringing together the best of Summer and Autumn in a single month, and with plenty to see and do, September is definitely one of the best times to visit Japan.
August 13, 2021
Amanohashidate The Bridge To Heaven Near Kyoto
One of the 3 most beautiful views in Japan, Amanohashidate is a pine covered sandbar in the northern coastal part of Kyoto Prefecture.
November 21, 2020
A Comprehensive Guide To Japanese Holidays
Learn about all the Japanese holidays on the annual calendar so that you can better plan your next Japan trip and experience something new.
March 22, 2020
Does Japan Celebrate Easter?
Every year, Easter is getting bigger in Japan. Following in Christmas and Valentine’s footsteps, Easter celebrations are becoming more popular and widespread across the country - with a unique Japanese twist.
December 7, 2019
Celebrating New Year In Japan
How is New year celebrated in Japan? Learn about Japanese New Year traditions, food and drink, Christmas in Japan and all the details you need to know to have the best New Year in Japan.
October 29, 2019
Do People Celebrate Christmas In Japan?
Japan does celebrate Christmas, though it is not an official Japanese holiday. The Japanese traditions differ from American Christmas, such as eating Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) as Christmas meal.
October 29, 2019
What Is Golden Week? | Dates And Travel Information
At the end of April and beginning of May, Japan celebrates four holidays within one week. The week at large is called Golden Week and most of Japan will be enjoying a well deserved holiday.
October 27, 2019
Halloween In Japan: Costumes, Parties, & Travel Tips
Halloween, is a relatively new holiday in Japan, but it is becoming increasingly popular. For fans of anime, cosplay, and manga culture, this holiday is a great time to show off costumes.
December 10, 2018
Winter Illuminations In Japan That You Can’t Miss
Winter in Japan is something special, all across the country, there are illuminations and light-ups.
November 12, 2018
Traveling In Japan Around The Holiday Period What You Need To Know
Traveling around Japan during Christmas and or New Year? Japan is amazing during the holiday period but it can be really busy! Here’s what to expect.
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