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From charming and affordable guesthouses to luxurious resorts, WAttention brings you a selection of Japan's best accommodation options.

The GATE Hotel by HULIC in Ginza, Tokyo

The most expensive and luxurious area of Tokyo just got a sparkling new addition - The GATE Hotel by Hulic. This hotel in the heart of Ginza aims to be the guests' gateway to the...

Naka-Harima: for Travelers Interested in Japanese History

Among the many famous places in Japan, 1.Himeji Castle is a must-see. With its striking towers, it is an iconic Japanese castle. Not only did it survive Japan’s era of war-torn civil unrest during the...

SADOU HOSTEL: experience the beauty and tranquility of a tradition Japanese tea ceremony from...

Sadou Hostel sets the standard for affordable travel accommodations with its revolutionary hostel in the culturally rich area of Ueno. The stacked beds design seems to have been inspired by popular capsule hotels. However, they are...
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NOHGA HOTEL: Elegance in the Heart of Ueno, Tokyo

Even after a year of living in Japan, I feel like every time I visit Tokyo it has something else to say and I fall in love with its vibrant lifestyle over and over...

Another 3hr trip – Shinagawa

How to Make the Best of 3 Hours in Tokyo It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before departing for the airport. Don’t know what to do with...

Go back in time to the Showa period to soak in a soul-repairing onsen

By Bethany Kary If you ever wanted to see Japan in a different era, or just want a different onsen experience, then try Saitama’s Showa Period Retro Onsen. Shōwa period lasted 63 years, but many people...

Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo: One of Tokyo’s most artistic hotels

Paintings found in hotel rooms and hallways have often been a synonym for tasteless, mass-produced decoration items that fill empty walls; however, in Japan hospitality or omotenashi dictates that the host makes his...

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

There is a Chinese saying which means ‘foreign at first, but familiar the second time around’. If you’ve read the article I wrote previously, you will know that it was my first experience...

[The Kanaya Hotel] Refinement born from a clash of cultures

The cedar trees that encompass Nikko in Tochigi prefecture have witnessed countless stories unfold throughout the history of the city. From early Shinto pilgrimages to the construction of the sumptuous Toshogu Shrine, the final...

Epitome of Grace and Elegance: Japanese Tea Ceremony at Royal Park Hotel

Royal Park Hotel is now offering the unique experience of practicing Japanese tea ceremony in an authentic setting to foreigners. Learn about the basic ceremony etiquettes from a bilingual tea master while enjoying a...