My second minshuku experience with an intense autumn workout in the rice field

Culture

Epitome of Grace and Elegance: Japanese Tea Ceremony at Royal Park Hotel
15.Oct.2017
Royal Park Hotel is now offering the unique experience of practicing Japanese tea ceremony in an ...

Spots

Mt. Fuji and Its Less Known Gems
15.Sep.2017
During the summer, many head to Mt. Fuji to either visit the Fuji 5th Station or climb to the sum...

Food

Un repas, c’est tout un voyage !
03.Oct.2017
Dans le splendide Fukuoka, terroir des vrais ramen à la palette ! L’un des mets les plus célèbre...

Nature

Japanese Gardens in Changing Times
13.Mar.2017
In the past, gardens were created by the upper-class of society and can be classified into thre...

Onsen

Explore the unspoiled nature and unique culture of Yanaizu town
25.Jul.2017
Far-removed from the Tokyo lifestyle, the Yanaizu area in Fukushima prefecture is a little-kn...

Activities

Another 3 hr trip - Ueno
06.Sep.2017
How to Make the Best of 3 Hours in Tokyo It is the last day of your trip and you have th...

accommodation

Christmas Afternoon Tea in Tokyo’s Shangri-La Hotel
15.Oct.2017
Every month the Shangri-La Hotel in Tokyo holds its special afternoon tea with a constantly chang...

Shopping

Unique Christmas Desserts
15.Dec.2016
Just as the seasons inspire traditional Japanese confectionery, the Western-style shops are inspi...

Ninja Blog

Fuji-Q Highland, thrilling rides with a view of Mt. Fuji
15.Mar.2017
As the quintessential Japanese symbol, Mt. Fuji often evokes quiet and peaceful imagery. That...
5 Odd Omamori
23.Jan.2017