The timeless kimono is Japan's oldest and most uniquely Japanese style of clothing. I discuss the parts of the kimono, things usually worn with it, and other forms of traditional Japanese dress.
Saizeriya is a cheap Italian food chain in Japan with restaurants all over the country. Ever since I discovered it at age 15, I've been a fan! The food is consistent, delicious, and comforting, and the
Have you heard about the Sagano Scenic Railway? Also known as the Sagano Torokko, it is a train that wanders through Arashiama near Kyoto, Japan offering a scenic tour of its natural beauty.
Traveling alone in Japan provides much more flexibility than a tour group, you get to see what you want to see, for as long as you want!
The Akame Shijuhachi Taki is one of the best experiences in Kansai Japan that isn't swarming with tourists. Why is that? What makes it so great? Is it worth the trip?
On the 3rd Saturday of every August, Kawanishi and Ikeda gather at the banks of the Inagawa River for a night of summer festivities and fireworks. Will the weekend's rain and thunder ruin the event?
Hours of flowers at the Kurokawa Dahlia Park. Here at the park in Kawanishi, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan a visitor can relax amidst the countless dahlias.
Shinkansen is what the Japanese call their bullet trains. Japan was the first country to develope bullet trains and they have now become a symbol of post war Japan. The Shinkansen runs up and down the length of the country and has stations at all...
Kyoto, Japan is the epitome of ancient beauty and culture. It's not just about the past, though. Kyoto is also about the expensive modern world of high couture and more. This land of old meets new is an absolute 'must see' while traveling in Asia.
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.