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Free Wi-Fi: Staying Connected in Japan

Despite Japan’s reputation as a country on the cutting edge of technology, travelers to Japan may find that the nation is not as generous with Wi-Fi …

Wi-Fi

Photographer Captures Busy But Beautiful City Streets Unique to Tokyo

Photographer Tatsuto Shibata (known as _deepsky on Instagram) is known for his ability to capture the spirit of modern Tokyo. From the chaotic main avenues to quiet side streets, Shibata's photographs show just how multi-faceted the metropolis really is.<p>Even oft-photographed spaces, such as the …

Japan

Japanese Twitter falls in love with unusual vending machine in Akihabara

There’s good reason why <b>people from around Tokyo are making the trip to Electric Town</b> to get a taste of these <b>special beverages</b>.<p>If you’ve ever visited …

13 Things Every First-Timer Should Do When In Osaka

Osaka is the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo, and has made its way to almost every traveller’s bucket list. It is also affectionately known …

Japan

24 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Japan

Simply put, Japan is a fascinating destination. Here, you'll find a seamless blend of old traditions and new technology. You'll also discover …

Japan

7 Amazing Japanese Foods to Try That You’ve Never Even Heard Of

While ramen and sushi have become ubiquitous with Japanese cuisine in most parts of the world, the 2677-year-old country has had a lot of time and …

This Flower Park Is the Most Magical Destination for Wisteria Lovers

It features a stunning 140-year-old Great Miracle Wisteria tree, but that's not all.<p>Wisteria plants are basically Mother Nature's way of showing off. How else can you explain why these gorgeous flowers not only have bright and vibrant purple petals, but also drape in such a magical way that it's …

Helping You Travel Better in Japan

Best Pocket Wifi in Japan: Pupuru Wifi Review<p>So here goes my review of Pupuru Pocket Wifi since a number of people have been asking…<p>Mount Fuji is …

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Japan's Shibazakura Bloom Is the Newest Flower Festival to Add to Your List

The "pink carpet" is a once-in-a-lifetime sight.<p>Between the famed cherry blossoms and the magical wisteria tunnels, you may think you've seen all of the fairy-tale-esque flowers that Japan has to offer. But the Shibazakura bloom may just be the most mesmerizing floral display of all.<p>At …

7 Videos to Watch Before Visiting Tokyo

Presented by PlayStation.<p>Japan's capital city is crammed with cosplay, themed cafés and arcades, offering a unique games culture you can't experience …

Japan

Japan's Top 15 Attractions Picked By International Tourists 

4 Places to Visit in Japan Before Everyone Else Does

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

Japan

Tokyo Guide - Roads & Kingdoms

$$<p>Trunk (Hotel)<p>Less than a year old and this eco-chic landmark is Tokyo’s leading boutique hotel. The secret? Its prime location in the nonstop …

Going to Tokyo? Discover These 3 Artisanal Shops near Ueno Park! – Japan Info

Ueno is popularly known as a district in Tokyo with a rich historical legacy, where many tourists come each year to get a feel of Tokyo’s Edo period. …

5 Essential Smartphone Apps to Help You Survive Your Next Japan Trip! – Japan Info

Traveling can be very exhausting sometimes with all of the things you need to take care of – taking care of your visa-related paperwork, working on a …

AT#550 - Travel to Tokyo, Japan

Hear about travel to Tokyo as the Amateur Traveler talks to family travel blogger / podcaster Jason Andrew Jenkins from AnEpicEducation.com about a …

Japan

Japan’s crazy-cheap overnight Bullet Ferry gets you from Osaka to Kyushu and back for 10,000 yen

<b>Rest your body and wallet</b> as you travel half-way across the country in your sleep.<p>A while back, we took a look at an extremely convenient overnight …

Things To Do in Osaka: 4 Things I Loved about Osaka, Japan

Japan is one of those countries that you need to see to believe. Before visiting Japan this past March, my partner Russell and I did a lot of …

Incredible Things To Do in Osaka Plus Where to Stay & What to Eat!

<b>Sakuya Konohana Kan</b><p>Japanese gardens are all fantastic but Sakuya Konohana Kan is a little special – it’s a botanical garden with over 2,500 plant …

Osaka city guide: How to spend a weekend in Japan's second city

Why go now?<p>The long-suffering transit hub for former imperial capital Kyoto (1), Japan’s second city Osaka is finally having its moment in the …

6 reasons why Osaka should be on your radar | Travel Feature

Osaka is affectionately known as “Japan‘s kitchen”. It’s the birthplace of ramen noodles (which celebrate their 60th birthday in 2018) and is home to …

Kyoto | Japan Travel Guide

Kyoto is a city located in the Kinki region.<p>According to history, in the year 794 the emperor moved the capital from Nara to Kyoto. Kyoto has many …

Everything You Just Can't Miss in Japan

There are things about Japan that instantly grab you and don't let go. It was the first place I traveled and felt a real otherworldliness, as though …

The Essential Japan Travel Guide

For hundreds of years, Japan was a society and culture closed to foreigners and outside influence. But today, after the opening of the country<i>,</i> …

Japan’s Second City: The Only Osaka Travel Guide You’ll Ever Need

Tokyo may be Japan’s biggest, busiest city, but Osaka is its most vivacious. With a population of 2.7 million, it’s the second largest city in Japan …

Japan

Easily Explore Kyoto’s Popular Sightseeing Spots! Take a 1-Day Bus Tour from Osaka

Now that you’re actually in Japan, don’t you want to make the most of your limited time to visit as many sightseeing spots as you can? That’s where …

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Osaka: The British Traveller's Guide to Japan's Wonder City

Why not travel to Osaka? Well, for most people it isn’t the place that naturally occurs to them when they are planning a trip to the wonderful …

The Fast and the Furious Way of Getting Around Tokyo

Tokyo City is undoubtedly number 1 in anyone’s list who wishes to step on the soils of the land of the rising sun. The way we planned our trip was …

Japan Travel: The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is a city like no other, home to the weird and wonderful, the hectic and the tranquil, the ancient and the modern. …

Trick to finding cheap stays in Japan

In the blink of an eye, ever-innovative Japan bursts with new and curious happenings like a domino display of short-fused firecrackers.<p>Mystifyingly …

Japan