The quietest places in Kyoto - The mountains
It hit me, that it was quiet moments such as these that one becomes incredibly candid with yourself;away from the static and noise in the city, away from the he
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Located in Toyosu, this cafe serves Western-style cuisine and a great selection of wine.
In what may very well be Tokyo's first members' only restaurant (weekdays only, Saturdays open to the public), Fukumen Tomo specializes in shoyu style ramen.
This is a sushi restaurant with classic Edomae sushi.
Gokoku is a small restaurant in Fukuoka specialising in omurice.
Located in the trendy Shimokitazawa neighborhood, this coffee shop sells Australian Melbourne-style coffee made from imported premium quality beans. One of thei
The Akame 48 Falls are a famous, scenic area flowing through Akame-cho in Mie prefecture.
Sato Yoske is a traditional family run Japanese restaurant famous for their udon noodles which you can also buy online.
Botanical greenhouse in Yumenoshima Park where you can learn about tropical and subtropical plants in a fun environment. On Greenery Day (May 4th) and Tokyo Cit
Hokkaido Jingu is a large Shinto shrine located in Maruyama park.
If you did the minimal amount of research into Japan you probably know that it's a very polite, respectful country. I'm not saying that other countries aren't k
Nagasaki has to be one of the most unique and culturally significant cities in all of Japan. Did you know that it is one of the only cities in Japan not to have
To most of us city folk, fireflies are themselves amazing and elusive little critters. On a specific stretch of the eastern coast of Japan, this sense of wonder
I remember seeing pictures of Shirakawa-go well, well before I had ever set foot in the land of the rising sun. It always seemed to grace the covers of glossy t
Setouchi Triennale Art CrawlEvery three years, twelve little islands in the Seto Inland Sea host the Setouchi Triennale, a contemporary art festival. The island
Tripping around Japan, and craving some pizza or pasta on the cheap? I have the place for you! With a half Italian background myself, sometimes I just want ALL
Situated near Namba station in Osaka, Namba Parks is a shopping mall with boutiques, restaurants, cafes and gardens.parks-thumb-3076x2266-388.jpg 14.45 MB namba
Spring is here in Japan, and the best way to celebrate it is with a parade of festivals! Of course springtime isn't the only time people celebrate, there seems
At the forefront of trendy teen fashion, Harajuku really stands out. Located right in the heart of Tokyo, this is where teenagers come to hang out. Although Har
If your idea of a perfect vacation involves majestic forests, clear blue lakes, pillowy powder snow, and amazing, farm-fresh food, Hokkaido is an absolute dream
Nagasaki is in the southwest of Japan on the island of Kyushu and includes several islands between Kyushu and South Korea. Mountains on one side and the sea on
Niigata prefecture has a long coastline facing the sea of Japan, because of this it was a critical port area during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centurie
Saga has a natural beauty that inspires. It is one of the few prefectures that has two different ocean borders: The Sea of Genkai on the north and on its south
Fukushima has been a place of scenic beauty and history for centuries, but since 2011 the world equates the name with the difficulties at the Fukushima nuclear
Tokyo is all about contrasts. Its irresistible charm comes from the clash between its cutting-edge style and traditional culture. From the organized chaos of [S
Yamaguchi is on the westernmost tip of Honshu, and because of its proximity, historically it has been an important center of cultural exchange with the Korean P
Majestic Mount Fuji, rolling hills of green tea plantations, and the gorgeous coastline of the Izu Peninsula give Shizuoka a rich character that makes it a grea
Okayama prefecture is situated along the Seto inland sea across from Shikoku. Just 15 minutes outside the capital city, visitors can enjoy the preserved old can