Five tried-and-true ways to learn Japanese
With so many ways to learn Japanese, how do you know which one will work for you? In our article, we give you our top 5 ways!
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This temple is famous for the rare style of its belfry gate.
Erin-ji played a central role in spreading the Rinzaishu doctrine in the Kai region (currently Yamanashi prefecture) and had important ties with historical figu
This market is in downtown Kochi and is made up of over 60 shops. The market was opened to spread the knowledge of Kochi's food, friendliness and artistic cultu
Miyoshino is a handmade Japanese confection store located in Kunitachi.
Citrus Park Setoda displays over 500 sorts of citrus from all over the world.
Takayama Yatai Kaikan (the Festival Float Exhibition Hall) located next to the Sakurayama Hachiman Shrine, exhibits at least four of the eleven beautifully craf
Sushi Aoki is a sophisticated edomae-style (from the edo-era) sushi restaurant in Ginza.
Yunoko lake is located in the western area of Nikko, and is a dammed lake created by the eruption of mount Mitake to its Northeast.
Beez is a co-working space, cafe and event space located in Shibuya. (Drop-in ok)
Frito Lay Japan and Calbee are top snack manufacturers that are well known for their unusual and out-of-the-box flavors, some of them you might not even heard o
Impressive handmade floats at the Mikuni Matsuri, FukuiJapan is the land of the festival. From fireworks to snow sculpture, from heaving massive floats to all
IMG_7216.JPG 4.7 MBLocated only 1.5 hours away from Tokyo by Shinkansen is Urasa, the center of Minami-Uonuma in the heart of yukiguni, or snow country. Snow
If you’ve clicked to read this post, chances are you are like me – a Japanophile for as long as your best friend can remember. You may have been drawn to this s
Who received the coveted three star status? We also share with you some bang for your buck meals you can't miss out on in Aichi, Gifu and Mie prefecture.
Have you ever been to a Starbucks? How about a Starbucks in Japan? One of the things I absolutely love about Japan is the attention to detail and season, the w
Tucked away on a quiet side street, minutes away from Osaka's bustling Shinsaibashi, a lone owl stands watch. A doll - a figure - no - it's real. ...and it will
1. Hokkaido CakeIMG_20170419_152754_364.jpg 105.5 KBI personally preferred the one sold in Top Value and also Seven Elevan. It taste must better than the one so
Much has been written about the allure of the Japanese bookstore– from large chains offering a variety of subjects to specialty shops filling niche markets. But
Exploring Japan can be both fun and challenging, and the ability to easily get online can give you peace of mind whilst travelling. From staying connected with family and friends to looking up train times in a hurry, there’s no doubting the convenience of a portable Wi-Fi connection.
Tokyo Creative has partnered with one of Japan’s leading pocket Wi-Fi providers to offer a new convenient and affordable rental service for use across the whole of Japan.More Info
Shiga prefecture is part of the quirky and friendly Kansai region. It includes the vast waters of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The north sho
Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit
Kumamoto is in the center of Kyushu Island, and Mount Aso is the beloved heart of this beautiful prefecture. Aso-Kuju, Unzen-Amakusa National Parks, Mount Yabah
Miyagi is on the Pacific coast in the Tohoku Region. It’s castle-town capital, Sendai City, has a long history which you can experience in many interesting muse
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
With a nationally famous baseball team, two coasts on two different seas, and a high-class type of beef named after its capital, Hyogo is a prefecture of many t
A cradle of traditional Japanese history and culture, Nara breathes the spirit of Yamato - the Japanese nation. Formerly known as “Heijyokyo", Nara was the firs
Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut
Iwate is the prefecture with the largest landmass in Japan. It is on the Pacific coast in the northern Tohoku region. The capital city Morioka is famous for its