Tokyo’s relative distance, the language barrier and the heady mix of modern and traditional sets Japan’s capital up as an enigma to tourists. Some misconceptions are understandable, others are downright bizzare.
March 30, 2017
Out of the many tourists destinations to witness in winter, lake Hyo or Hyoko (Ko meaning lake in Japanese) is one the most popular one. To meet and greet those gorgeous guests you better be there between November to March.
March 10, 2017
Takeda Castle is now one of the top 100 famous castles in Japan due to its stone walls and spectacular views, despite being in ruins. It is possible to witness a sea of clouds surrounding the castle, making it appear as a castle floating in the sky, commonly referred to as “Castle in the Sky” or “The Machu Picchu of Japan”.
March 4, 2017
This skyscraper not only has museums and shopping malls, but also observatory decks for visitors to view the landscape of Tokyo.
February 23, 2017
The summer may be the best time to hike in the area and the autumn may be its' most famed time for viewing, but winter in Oku-Nikko has a special feel to it – and the total lack of tourists makes that even better.
December 12, 2016
Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto is a must-see for anyone visiting Japan, but there exists other beautiful temples the Higashiyama area nearby.
December 10, 2016
The Red Brick warehouses are an important Yokohama landmark, a popular meeting place and a favourite tourist attraction. Have you been there? If not, try going there this season when the brightly lit Yokohama Bay area will make you feel special.
December 1, 2016
For many people here in Japan, Autumn is the most romantic, and indeed beautiful season of the year for sightseeing and taking a day trip. So, where are the best places to view such stunning sites in the Autumn in Kansai?
October 19, 2016
There are plenty of restorations, but if you want to stand at the castle gate and see the same feudal keep that stood centuries before, you’ll have to make a special trip to one of the twelve. Matsue city, capital of Shimane prefecture, is home to one such castle, built in 1611 by Horio Yoshiharu.
October 4, 2016