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SPOTS

Historic, scenic, the uniquely Japanese to the truly bizarre, these are the places to visit in Japan if you are looking for a memorable experience.

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Shinjuku as a Transportation Hub

Shinjuku Station is a massive maze, even for people living in Tokyo. The station has as many as 36 platforms, some 200 exits and...
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Mori Digital Art Museum’s Brand New teamLab Exhibit

New Odaiba museum hosts art collective's first permanent installation: Borderless Japan's famous digital art collective teamLab has held several digital art exhibitions in Japan and around the...
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Another 3hr trip – Harajuku & Omotesando

Harajuku & Omotesando  原宿・表参道 Tokyo is a city that not only combines tradition and modernity but also boasts a multicultural heritage. For those looking to...

Tokyo Disneyland celebrates its 35th anniversary with a special parade &...

  'To all that come to this happy place: Welcome!'- Walt Disney Disneyland, a place on earth that is truly one of a kind. Whether you...

A day in Sumida Ward; Following in the footsteps of Hokusai

For the typical foreign tourist to Tokyo, a stop at Asakusa’s temples and souvenir shops is a must. Visitors tend to stop by the...
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Tokyo day trips: spring flower landscapes

Spring is a season of new beginnings, new life and good weather. The cherry blossoms in Japan don't last long, but they create a...

Another 3hr trip – Nightlife 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...

Religious Encounters and Culinary Surprises in Shingu

By Rozemarije Zijlmans It’s said that the Kumano gods first descended to earth at the gigantic white, greyish rock that sticks out of the Gongenyama...

Fuji Five Lakes in Autumn: Stunning Colors of Japan’s Foliage (Part...

Mt. Fuji puts on a new look every season. Fall is a great time to visit the Fuji Five Lakes (Yamanakako, Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko...

Fuji Five Lakes in Autumn: Stunning Colors of Japan’s Foliage (Part...

Mt. Fuji puts on a new look every season. Fall is a great time to visit the Fuji Five Lakes (Yamanakako, Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko...

Takeda Shingen: Based in the Mountainous Fortress

  Located in front of the Kofu train station, you can’t miss the magnificent warrior statue! As though overlooking the well-being of the Kofu City,...

Lumiere Winery WITH Restaurant Zelkova: Established in 1885

While in the land of grapes, you have to pay a visit to Lumiere, a family-owned winery established in 1885. Not only do they...

Shosenkyo Gorge: Complete immersion with nature

Just outside Kofu City is the Shosenkyo Gorge, which is said to be the most beautiful gorge in Japan. As you walk along the...

Nakamachi Street: Untouched by time

Walking along this street you will feel like stepping into a different era! The black and white buildings known as namako-kabe storehouses, clay walls...

Marvellous Mingei : Matsumoto Hotel Kagetsu

Mingei, meaning the art of the people, is a style that is born from the local people's everyday lifestyle, making it a product of...

Un repas, c’est tout un voyage !

In the splendid Fukuoka, terroir real ramen to the palette! One of the most famous dishes of Japan are the ramen, but did you know...

Save on transportation and admission tickets with the Mt. Fuji Tourist...

From the adrenaline-packed roller coasters at Fuji Q Highland, to the pacific waters of Lake Kawaguchiko reflecting the iconic shape of Mt. Fuji, the...

Lake Yamanaka: The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Lake Kawaguchiko is probably one of the most known out of the Fuji Five Lakes, but we decided to explore Lake Yamanakako. In the...

Mt. Fuji and Its Less Known Gems

During the summer, many head to Mt. Fuji to either visit the Fuji 5th Station or climb to the summit, but we decided to...

A full day of adventure at the Yoshida Fire Festival &...

The Yoshida Fire Festival held every year on August 26 and 27 is considered by many Japanese to be one of the great three...