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Featured Japan Places of Interest Shikoku Visiting

Amazing Shikoku trip – Discover the beauty of nature

Finally, we made our first trip to the island of Shikoku in Japan. Shikoku is is one of the four main islands of Japan, the other three being Hokkaido, Honshu, and Kyushu. There are 4 prefectures (Kagawa, Ehime, Tokushima, Kochi) on Shikoku and is well connected to the Honshu main land by multiple suspension bridges. …

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12 Osaka and Kyoto Travelling Tips – Introducing all our past experience in the region

Osaka and Kyoto are hugely popular yet very different cities in Kansai region. If you prefer a cultural experience, you will definitely enjoy Kyoto! Here, let’s run through some of our past experience in the Kansai region. Shinsaibashi/Dotonbori satisfy all your cravings for Japanese street food and foodie backdrop for selfies! Visiting Kyoto 1) Kyoto …

Featured Japan Places of Interest Tohoku Visiting

Zao Snow Monsters – Visit Zao Onsen for Creeping Snow Covered Monsters

Zao Onsen is one of the most popular onsen town and ski resort in the Yamagata Prefecture. The highlight for every visitors is the Zao Snow Monsters – ice trees covered with heavy snow, also known as Juhyo. At the height of winter, as freezing winds rushes through the Zao mountain range, thick heavy snow gets …

Featured First Timer Food Japan Kanto (Tokyo) Places of Interest Street food and fast food Visiting

New Year’s Eve Countdown in Japan – 4 Best Ways to Enjoy The Carnival

New Year’s Eve Countdown in Tokyo is one of the most important activity of Tokyoites to welcome the New Year. December winter in Japan is a very joyous month with the occurrence of several widely celebrated festivals such as Christmas and New Year. However, did you know that unlike the other Asian countries which typically …

Featured First Timer Japan Places of Interest Visiting

How to play PachiSlot in Japan Pachinko Parlour

The GoGo PachiSlot is my favourite game in a Japanese Pachinko Parlour due to its simplicity and fast paced gaming. A pachinko parlour may seem daunting for new visitors, but it is actually a really fun place to hang out and spend some time, with a chance of winning some dinner money. GoGo Pachislot In …

Featured First Timer Japan Kanto (Tokyo) Transport Transport - Rails

How to travel from Narita Airport to Tokyo Metropolitan areas

Upon landing at Narita Airport in Tokyo, tourists are given many options of transportation to get to the Tokyo city area. But choosing the best mode depends on many factors, such as location of your hotel or accommodation, number of pax, and how much luggage you have. Here, from our own experience, we introduce to …

Featured Japan Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Places of Interest Visiting

Kinkakuji – The Golden Pavilion Zen Temple in Kyoto

Kinkakuji (金閣寺) is one of the many top tourist attractions in Kyoto. This Zen temple is 3 storey high with the top 2 covered with gold leaf, making it an absolute beauty together with the surrounding pond and greenery. We visited Kinkakuji on a sunny summer day using the Kyoto area pass that allow unlimited …

Featured Japan Kanto (Tokyo) Places of Interest Visiting

Comiket Cosplay at Tokyo Big Sight in Odaiba

Cosplay is a unique and popular culture in Japan where Cosplayers (participants) dressed up as a character from comics, anime, movies, video games etc. It’s quite phenomenal and impressive viewing these cosplayers and the details they put into their costume role-playing. In Tokyo, you can sometimes see cosplayers in action on every Sunday at Yoyogi …

Featured Japan Kanto (Tokyo) Places of Interest Visiting

Hundreds of Maneki Neko at Gotokuji Temple, Tokyo

Let’s pay tribute to the most famous feline – maneki neko at Gotokuji Temple in Japan! It is International Cat Day today! We all love maneki neko, be it the beckoning (paw) call or the auspicious significant it carries, fondly known as 招财猫 (means cat which attracts fortune). The visit to Gotokuji Temple was a spectacular …