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Yokohama Landmark Tower: Top Things to Do There & Nearby

by Dan
Yokohama Landmark Tower is a 70-floor tower located at the edge of Yokohama port. It stands at the center of Minato Mirai, and is the belove...

12 Top Kyoto Tourist Attraction by Local Guides

by Dan
Check out our best Kyoto tourist attractions below!   Tokyo and Kyoto are the first two cities that surely comes to mind when mentioning J...

Tokyo Skytree: Restaurant, Fee, Station & More

The Tokyo Skytree is one of the symbols of Tokyo. It’s a 634 meter structure built as a television broadcasting tower. It is the world’s tal...

Yokohama Chinatown: Things to Do & Food to Try

by Dan
It would not be an exaggeration to say that the Yokohama Chinatown is the largest in Japan, if not Asia. And this Chinese neighborhood does ...

9 Best Things To Do in Nikko : Places You Must Visit

Are you looking for unusual and non-mainstream places to visit in Japan? Or are you looking for a serene place to calm your mind and relieve...

Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass): Is It Worth It?

If you are going to be traveling widely in Japan, the Japan Rail Pass or JR Pass is something you should look into. It’s a type of all compa...

11 Things to do in Dotonbori, Osaka 2019

Osaka Dotonbori is a place that is always lively with the local people and tourists. It’s a place that is like the symbol of Osaka and has l...

12 Best Beaches in Japan for Summer 2019

Summer is here and the rainy season is almost over. This means people are looking for good beaches in Japan to visit. If you’re one of those...

Japanese Tea: Where to Buy and Drink it

Drinking Japanese tea is one of the things you can enjoy when visiting Japan. You can find tea everywhere in Japan. You can find it in vendi...

The 9 Best Japanese Craft Beer you Must Try in Japan

by Tien
Japanese craft beer is definitely not a term that is that widely known in the beer world. Besides the big five beer industries (Kirin, Asahi...

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park: Complete Guide

The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park are one of the main sightseeing spots when visiting the city of Nagasaki. As many of you know...

Japan Itinerary 10 Days: Perfect for First Time Visitors

by Tien
Japan is a fantastic country to travel during your holidays not only does it have many beautiful natural wonders but also has a fascinating ...

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Top 5 menus at Izakaya

Izakaya is a bar, bistro in Japanese style. In Japan, men and women, young and old, even children at times go to Izakaya. Salary men (Japane...

Where do you eat Sushi, at the counter or at the table?

Where do you eat sushi, at the counter or at the table? It is hard to tell. In fact, there is no good or bad. But there are pros and cons. ...

Nikko – The Fantastic City in Snow

by HIROSHI
When I visited Nikko in April, it was snowing.  But snow made Nikko more fantastic! Statue of Saint Shodo  The statue of Saint Shodo welco...

English: 2 tips to make your transportation easy in Tokyo

Do I have to buy an IC card in Tokyo? Has anyone thought of this question before?  Actually some foreign visitors have given me this que...

SHIRAKAWA-GO Tour

by Hideo
【I took guests to Shirakawa-go three times in August】 First on Aug 3rd I picked up 5 British from Takayama to Shirakawa-go.  Second on Augu...

KANAZAWA(A Little Kyoto)Tour

by Hideo
On Aug 14 I took 2 Italians from Kyoto to Kanazawa and guided Kanazawa. 【Tuzumi gate in front of Kanazawa station】 In 2015 when Hokuriku S...

Sakaiminato --> IZUMO GRAND Shrine & MATSUE Castle

by Hideo
【Sakaiminato → IZUMO GRAND Shrine & MATSUE Castle】 I picked up 4 Canadians from Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in front of the port of Sakaim...

English: 5 franchised restaurants to eat cheap in Japan

 5 franchise restaurants to eat cheap in Japan I am a backpacker and my daily food expense is about 1,000-2,000 yens. However, I would lo...

Mt. Nokogiri Hiking

by Hideaki
I guided an American guy from Arizona to Mt. Nokogiri in Chiba prefecture. It takes about two hours to go there from Tokyo by train. This i...

Trendy Izakaya Tour in Tokyo, Don't miss it.

by Masato
Izakaya tour in the evening is top-rated for the tourists from overseas. I planned the walking explore a few years ago. I, Masato Niitsu, ha...

English: 3 Categories to avoid Overwhelming Trip Information and enjoy Tokyo in a simple way

Hello everyone, Im Yoshi.  Today we are living in the society overwhemed by a lof of information. It is said that the information about th...

The oldest wooden temple Horyuji

by Toshiyo
This is the oldest five stories pagoda in the world. It was built in 6th century. On the first floor there were clay figures. They are origi...

Is Shinto religion mysterious?

by Masato
Shinto is the indigenous religion of our Japanese people and as old as Japan itself.Shinto originated in ancient peoples fear and supernatu...

● Trash box in Japan

by Masato
The reason why people from different countries to Japan cannot find a trash box so often is that Japanese is trained to keep a public space ...

Must see shrine in Kamakura!

by Eiko
Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine Even now, this is the center of Kamakura!!Evening hour wedding celemony  Bonbori or paper lantern festival in Au...

Inside the Imperial Palace.

by Eiko
Let me show you a part of the Imperial Palace whose formal door is opened to the public only twice a year; January 2nd and the Emperor’s bir...

Animal lovers

by Toshiyo
We went to owl cafe in Arashiyama. I t was amazing. We could pat many kinds of owls softly. 

Indian family

by Toshiyo
If was a very hot day. On July 24. I took the 10 Indian family members including old couples with hard to walk. To Kinkakuji and Nijyo castl...