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  • Japan Safe Travel Information

    Japan Safe Travel Information

    Latest Japan Travel News: The number of coronavirus infections reported in Japan reached 86,047 as of October 6, 2020. Japan is currently restricting entry to people who have visited to these Restricted area/regions within the last 14 days unless there are special circumstances. Borders are closed and has no restrictions […]

     
     
  • 8 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Nagano

    8 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Nagano

    Fall foliage viewing has a long tradition in Japan. In Nagano, one of the prefectures located in central Honshu, the forested, mountainous wilderness provides unique places to see the leaves turn color. Nagano is more sparsely populated than many other areas in Japan. The rugged mountains hosted the 1998 Winter […]

     
     
  • 6 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Hiroshima

    6 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Hiroshima

    Autumn in Japan is something truly special. The autumn leaves are unlike any you’ll see in the world. There is a long Japanese tradition of autumn-leaf viewing. In Hiroshima prefecture, the natural beauty of its temples, gorges, and gardens is a perfect setting to see the many fiery colors of […]

     
     
  • Difference between Geisha and Maiko

    Difference between Geisha and Maiko

    Geisha and Maiko are often confused aspects of Japanese culture. They are both some of the most long-standing examples of Japanese tradition and culture. Both are still practiced arts today, unlike the once-contemporary samurai. Geisha/Geiko are icons of Japan. These beautiful, well-dressed women are entertainers, dancing, playing games, pouring drinks, […]

     
     
  • Mount Takao | Tokyo Guide

    Mount Takao | Tokyo Guide

    Life in Tokyo is busy and loud. Tokyo is one of the most modern cities in the world and, while quite beautiful, it can get tiring to see the constant lights and buildings. If you are staying Tokyo for any amount of time, why not go visit the Japanese wilderness […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Museums to Visit in Tokyo

    10 Best Museums to Visit in Tokyo

    The history of Japan is one full of events, culture, natural wonders, and unique personal stories unlike those found anywhere else. As a great crossroads of history, commerce, and culture, Tokyo is home to many museums that offer great opportunities to experience and learn so much about Japan! Whether you […]

     
     
  • 8 Incredible Places for Viewing Mount Fuji

    8 Incredible Places for Viewing Mount Fuji

    Mount Fuji is one of the best-known symbols of Japan. Its snowy peak rises 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft) above the largest island of Japan, Honshu, about 100 kilometers south of Tokyo. Besides being beautiful, it is also an active volcano and the tallest volcano in Japan. Scientists monitor Mount Fuji […]

     
     
  • 10 Famous Gardens to Visit in Japan

    10 Famous Gardens to Visit in Japan

    Japanese culture has long had a special respect for gardens. The beautiful and serene style of Japanese gardens has found its way throughout the world and is found prominently featured in many parks and monuments. However, these gardens were all inspired by the real thing found in Japan. Japanese gardens […]

     
     
  • 8 Best Anime and Manga Museums in Japan

    8 Best Anime and Manga Museums in Japan

    Japanese anime & manga are a world-renown art form. Fans and artists from around the world have been inspired by this uniquely Japanese art style. Many anime and mage works have become cultural phenomena, spawning not just comics, television, and movies, but theme parks and huge merchandise empires. Within Japan, […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Flower Fields in Hokkaido

    10 Best Flower Fields in Hokkaido

    Where to see flowers in Hokkaido? This northernmost island of Japan is a popular destination for nature lovers. Ever year in the summer, many tourists flock to see its gorgeous flower gardens, especially lavender fields are quite popular. Flower viewing is a time-honored tradition throughout Japan. Every region has its […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Romance Anime Movies

    10 Best Japanese Romance Anime Movies

    Anime is an art form that covers a wide variety of genres. Because of the soft, dream-like quality that anime can have, it is an excellent choice for depicting great romances. Top-tier animation can work with excellent writing to draw you into thrilling, heart-wrenching, and just downright incredible romances. Japanese […]

     
     
 
 

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