David Fernandez

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The Beauty Of Japanese Bathing Rituals

If you’re already a bather, it’s unlikely you’ll need convincing of the benefits of water-wallowing. Whether for alone time, down time, mask time, …

Japan

Want to get richer playing video games? How you can get paid thousands of dollars through gaming.

“Aren’t video games a waste of your time?” is something we’ve all heard from that one friend. Okay... maybe it’s more like those <i>five</i> friends.<p>But the …

Downtown Road in Osaka

3 Unexpected Things About Japan<p>Here’s some random videos I crammed together from Japan. If you like this sort of thing, let me know and I can do …

10 Unique & Wacky Things To Experience in Tokyo

Everyone has heard that Japan is full of crazy and weird things. Tokyo is the mecca of all things unique and wacky. Every time my sister and I visit Japan, there’s always something new to check out. That’s why we, along with millions of other visitors, love this country so much. Here is our top 10 …

Japan

9 Must-Read Books on Japanese History

At school, history was reduced to dates and names, bite-sized snippets to be memorized for exams and then discarded, perhaps surfacing years later in …

Tokyo travel tips, day 2: Yoyogi park

<i>Carla and I took a one-week trip to Tokyo. It was my sixth visit to Japan's capital, and it was my favorite so far. For the next few days, I'll be</i> …

How to travel from one end of Japan to the other by train for less than 25 bucks

<b>For the price of a couple beers in a Tokyo bar</b>, you can go <b>all the way from the eastern capital to the southwestern island of Kyushu</b>.<p>When someone says …

Japan

How to Get to Tokyo from Osaka: The Cheapest Way

Tokyo and Osaka are two of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan, so it’s no surprise that those flying to one also intend to visit the …

Osaka

Exploring The Wonder Of Akihabara – Tokyo’s Electric Town!

Amongst other places of course…. If there ever was a place in Tokyo that looks and feels exactly like everything the movies, on TV or in photos, it’s …

Luggage

12 Tokyo Concept Cafés That Go Way Beyond Cats and Maids

Think monsters and fembots instead.

Tiny home in Tokyo is made of two skinny structures

It packs some seriously satisfying design details into a small footprint<p>Japan’s progressive zoning regulations mean that slipping a creative home onto an awkwardly small slice of property is practically a national pastime. But with an entrance measuring just six and a half feet wide, this Tokyo …

Meet the Woman Who Makes Financial Planning Refreshingly Easy

On Monday, there was a debate on the front page of <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>’s “Personal Finance” section over whether or not students should be required to take financial planning courses in college. Why all the bluster? Because the U.S. is ranked 14th in a 2015 global study conducted by Standard & …

This online course will help boost your productivity in under 3 hours

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr/John Lambert PearsonMost of us wish we had an extra hour or two in the day to get our work done.<p>While wishing for more time is a …

Unexpected fun at Toei Kyoto Studio Park

On our last day in Kyoto, it was raining hard when we finished lunch at Otsuka steakhouse in Arashiyama. We knew we wouldn’t want to visit any more …

Japan

How This Millennial CEO Of 3 Companies Handles Work Life Balance

As the majority of millennials move into their late twenties and early thirties, the amount of responsibilities continue to pile on. Ryan Alovis is no different. He has successfully sold a company and is the founder and CEO of The Stella Group, which is the parent company of LensDirect.com, …

Japan: Kicking it in Kanto

Kanto is a diverse region full of surprises<p>By Paul Shoul<p>From the fashion conscious youth of Takeshita street in Tokyo, to sitting in a natural spring …

This luxury train will keep you pampered as you go on a tour through Japan

<b>There’s a new way to travel in Japan, and it offers nothing but luxury.</b><p>Train Suite Shiki-Shima, is set to launch this May and will soon be zooming …

25 Most Beautiful Places in Japan

Ask anyone who has visited, and they'll tell you: Japan is easily one of the most stunning places in the world. The country offers a full range of nature and culture, from subtropical beaches to snowy mountains, futuristic skylines to ancient temples. And while you could spend a lifetime exploring …

Japan

Japan tourism for the design-loving non-tourist (sponsor)

Miho Museum (Shiga Prefecture)Readers of this site are likely to see Japan as source of inspiration for art, design, and architecture, but taking the …

Japan

The Best New Luxury Hotel in Japan: The Four Seasons Kyoto

The silk brocade on the bedroom cushions was painstakingly woven by Hosoo, a Kyoto atelier that dates from 1688 and produces textiles for Dior, Chanel and Vuitton. The air-tight tea canisters were crafted by Kaikado, another centuries-old local artisan that makes the best in class, and their lids …

The 10 Best Things to Do in Kyoto, Japan

<i>Busy planning your Japan itinerary or wondering if it’s is possible to visit Kyoto on a budget? Kyoto’s tourist trail presents many options. Here is</i> …

The Rise of Robot Hotels in Japan

Ever wanted to be greeted at your hotel by a pair of robot dinosaurs? You may want to consider taking a trip to Japan, where robot hotels are popping …

Our sushi expert picks three toppings that will remind you what "first love" feels like

Who knew love could taste like <b>raw fish and crab guts</b>?<p>On a seemingly endless quest for romance, our Japanese-language writer Seiji Nakazawa recently …

A week in Kansai: Fanning the flames of my love for Japan

I’m a little bit obsessed with the Kansai region of Japan. #sorrynotsorry<p>Last year I got to spend a week in Kansai on a blogger trip and although it …

Kyushu island, Japan: shrines and shugendo on the Kunisaki peninsula

A walking holiday on the Japanese island takes in rice-covered valleys, forests of cedar and bamboo, and the spirit of shugendo – though fortunately not its testing rituals<p>As Japanese lifestyle fads go, the ancient art of shugendo isn’t going to knock Marie Kondo off the bestseller lists. Its …

5 places every manga fan (and curious traveller) should visit in Tokyo

1: The streets of Akihabara<p><i>The colourful streets of Akihabra (Dreamstime)</i><p>Ask any manga fan where they plan to go on a visit to <b>Tokyo</b> and they’ll all …

Anime

Top 5 Places to Visit in Noda, the Most Underrated City in Chiba – Japan Info

Have you already been to many major sightseeing spots in Japan? Would you like to explore less touristy places where you can feel the genuine …

This wisteria flower tunnel in Japan is the most magical place ever

<b>One of the best parts of spring takes place when you spot that first flower peeking out of the ground. After a long, dreary winter, it's the first</b> …