Rebecca Sbeghen

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Visit Central Japan – Your Guide to Real Japan

<b>Visit Central Japan!</b><p><b>Why you need to Explore the Engine of Japanese History</b><p>It was late October in the year 1600…<p>A cool autumn dawn was breaking over …

Japan

Japan 2019: All you can see, do and eat in Yokohama

<b>Japan 2019: All you can see, do and eat in Yokohama</b><p>IF YOU are heading over to Yokohama for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, you are in for a rugby treat. …

Japan

Kawazu Sakura Festival

Peak cherry blossom season comes early in this Japanese town, where pink flowers line the streets and riverbanks.<p>Every February, when the final weeks …

Japan

Sensory overload: welcome to Osaka

by Ingrid Williams<p>Tourists from other Asian countries have it figured out: Osaka is the new place to be in Japan. Visitor statistics are soaring, yet …

Japan

Experience the History and Culture of Japan at Hoshinoya Tokyo

Feb. 21st, 2018<p>Trying to genuinely immerse yourself in the history and culture of any foreign country can be a difficult and daunting task, …

Japan

They Made a Pink Water Cake Because ‘Tis The Season

Every spring in Japan when the sakura trees bloom the National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place, bringing in tourists for this special time of …

Japan

Don’t Miss These 3 Places With Astonishing Sakura Night Illuminations in Japan!

Have you seen the famous sakura or cherry blossoms in Japan? Have you experienced attending a hanami (flower viewing) party or festival? The flower’s …

Japan

HoloLens adds mixed reality to a Japanese national treasure

One of the best ways to give centuries-old artifacts a modern touch is mixed reality. The technology allows you to add interesting elements to any object without actually touching or altering it in any way. Microsoft, for instance, has helped Tokyo-based mixed reality lab hakuhodo-VRAR turn a …

Augmented Reality

Are You Into Astronomy? Here Are the 5 Must-Visit Planetariums in Japan

Since the beginning of time, people have always been fascinated with the wonders of the universe. In the morning, we only see the sun and clouds, but …

Japan

4 Things to Do in Ito City, a Jewel in Shizuoka That Is Yet to Be Discovered

Mt. Fuji might be the most popular tourist destination in Shizuoka, Japan, but most people do not know that this prefecture has a lot more to offer. …

Japan

Bluffing Photos Of Tokyo

The goal of <b>Hiro Goto</b> ? Highlight the different facets of the city of Tokyo where traditions merge with the modern. To do this, he captured images of …

Tokyo

5 Must-Visit Places in Otome Road, Ikebukuro for Otakus

Otome Road, or “Maiden Road,” is the nickname of a street in Ikebukuro. The 200-meter-long street is filled with shops carrying merchandise targeted …

Japan

4 Spots Perfect for Cherry Blossom Viewing in Japan’s Kansai Region

Are you getting ready and planning your trip for the upcoming spring season? Spring is when colors come into play, flowers bloom, and for some, a …

Japan

Love Manga? Here Are 4 Manga Museums in Japan That You Should Check Out

Museums are wonderful places that preserve history and culture. Many travelers include museums in their trips as they are the perfect places for …

Museums

Can’t Tell a Cherry Blossom From a Plum Blossom? 10 Differences to Look Out For

Cherry blossom and plum blossom trees are iconic for their pink flowers and are mainly found in Japan, Korea, and China. Plum blossoms, however, are …

Japan

Find Out About This Japanese Artist Who Paints Pictures Using Microsoft Excel!

In Nagano, Japan, there is a unique artist by the name of Tatsuo Horiuchi. What makes his work exceptional is the fact that Horiuchi creates …

Digital Art

10 Best Places to see Mt Fuji • Outside Suburbia

Rising 3776 meters above sea level, Mount Fuji is Japan’s tallest mountain and its most iconic landmark. On our recent trip to Japan, seeing this …

Japan

One Day in Tokyo, Japan

For whatever reason, you have one day in Tokyo. What do you do? At its most guttural, my advice is to plant yourself in an...The post One Day in …

Japan

Top 10 gems of 'Deep Japan'

TOKYO -- Tourists are flocking to Japan in record numbers, with most wandering the so-called "golden route" that takes them through Tokyo and Kyoto. …

Japan

Best Hostels in Mount Fuji • The Stress Free Guide (2018)

<b>Interested?! PIN NOW, read later</b><p>Mount Fuji is probably tied with Tokyo as the #1 must visit destination in Japan – and thankfully they are only 100 …

Asia Travel

Top family-friendly things to do in Tokyo in winter

1<p>Make some noise at the Drum Museum<p><b>Best for:</b> all ages<p>The Drum Museum, a short walk from Asakusa’s Kappabashi, makes an awful lot of noise for …

Kids

Explore the Natural Beauty of Kobe's Mt. Rokko | PLAN | OSAKA INFO -Osaka Visitors' Guide

The iconic Mt. Rokko towers above Kobe and Osaka Bay. Off the tourist beaten path, the mountain's summit not only offers visitors stunning bayside …

Japan

5 Reasons Why Hotel Graphy Nezu is the Coolest Hotel in Tokyo

Hidden among the kind of quaint, soft-hued residential streets drawn straight from an anime movie you’ll find Hotel Graphy Nezu — a social apartment …

Hospitality

Osaka's Bustling Nightlife - See Another Side of the Kansai Capital | PLAN | OSAKA INFO -Osaka Visitors' Guide

In my experiences travelling across Japan, in particular the bigger cities, I have found that it is not until the sun has passed below the horizon …

Japan

Universal Studios Japan - The WIzarding World of Harry Potter

Japan<p>No Comments<p>My trip to Japan has been a few months ago but I haven’t gotten around to posting anything about it yet, so here we go! On my third …

Japan

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

Japan

Exploring Japan's spectacular 'snow monsters'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the cable car glides up the mountain in Japan's Yamagata prefecture, the snow-covered fir trees below begin to transform, taking on a bulkier appearance as their green coats disappear under a mass of white.<p>Soon they become unrecognizable, completely engulfed in fluffy piles of snow.<p>The …

Skiing

A retro capsule hotel in Tokyo has been brought to life with a modern redesign

A contemporary capsule hotel has been unveiled in Tokyo, after a series of renovations and redesigns were carried out on an already existing establishment in an effort to make it more modern and appealing to travellers and guests.<p>Called ℃ (Do-C), the new business was launched by the capsule hotel …

Hospitality

Inside the Tokyo restaurant with its own indoor forest and cave

Tokyo has no shortage of incredible and unique restaurants offering every kind of food imaginable. A world famous culinary hot spot, the city has something to impress everyone, and now, that includes a tranquil, nature-inspired restaurant in the heart of the fashionable Roppongi district that …

Japan