A primer in the basics of travelling to and within Japan's capital and largest city, Tokyo.
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.
Tokyo is not only one of the three greatest command centres of our modern world's economy, it is also where the old meets the new in perfect harmony. Culture, history and modernity - Tokyo has it.
Considering living, working, or studying abroad in Japan?
The gravel crunched under my feet and cleanest, purest air filled my lungs, I finally made to the shrine of shrines: Ise Jingu. Ise Grand Shrine is now one of my favorite travel destinations.
The onsen experience is the best thing about Japan. You have to come here to enjoy it. Now before you get started with the pitchforks and torches, keep reading and you'll see what I mean.
Every summer, on the third weekend of July, people from all over the Kansai area gather at Osaka's Tsuyunotenjinsha Shrine to enjoy its biggest festival: the Ohatsu Tenjin Natsu Matsuri.
Visiting Japan is a magical experience that will change your life. Living here can be just as wonderful but it has its own surprises.
This is about my experiences in Yakushima and how to get around if you aren't able to rent a car. I will also cover getting to the island itself without a car.
One of the last summer festivals in Japan is the Gangarabi Matsuri. It honors the god of Satsuki Mountain by setting it on fire. It is held annually on the evening of August 24 in Ikeda, near Osaka.