Travel Tips

2018.09.19 NEW
How to choose sake - check the prefecture
If you are interested in sake then it’s important to understand what factors can influence its taste. One factor is the place where it was brewed. Unt
2018.09.10
Autumn in Shinjuku: 3 Amazing Spots for Viewing Fall Colors
As one of Tokyo's major business hubs, Shinjuku admittedly isn't the first location that comes to mind when seeking out places to soak in the splendid
2018.08.31
10 Train Travel Tips to help you get around the Tokyo area
If you have found yourself perplexed and confused by the transportation system in Japan, you aren’t alone. In fact, even the Japanese themselves make
2018.08.20
10 tips for climbing Mt Fuji
The official Mt Fuji climbing season is already halfway over, however there are still a few weeks left to have a go at Japan’s highest peak! If you’ve
2018.08.13
10 things you should know before eating ramen in Japan
If you’re traveling alone and feeling hungry ramen is probably the best choice for a satisfying meal. It’s arguably one of the most famous Japanese di
2018.06.22
Why Nishi-shinjuku Deserves a Spot on Your Tokyo Travel Itinerary
During my second trip to Japan back in 2008, I stayed in Nishi-shinjuku, which served as the hub for the Tokyo portion of my trip. Upon arrival, I was
2018.04.17
The Goshuincho: A Necessity for Japan Travel Enthusiasts
When it comes to things that I wish I had known before visiting (and eventually moving to) Japan, the goshuincho, a book used for collecting ink stamp
2018.03.11
How to choose sake?
When one thinks of Japan, one thinks of Japanese sake. If you are visiting Japan, you’ll certainly want to try some and maybe even bring back a bottle
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2017.02.16
【SPRING】The Best Local Cherry Blossom Locations in Tokyo!
Where can you observe Sakura trees and have a Hanami picnic in Tokyo? We will introduce famous location for cherry blossoms and spots recommended by
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass
2016.10.23
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass issued by JR
Tokyo has a lot of things to see and you may want to get around the city more efficiently. One option would be using an unlimited train ride pass. In
2016.10.14
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Toei One-day Pass
Tokyo has colorful areas raging from very modern to old historical. You may want to get around to see such places in one day. If so, a one-day ticket
クロネコならTABI
2016.10.12
Offering a more convenient and comfortable trip! The Kuroneko Nara TABI information center.
Kuroneko Nara TABI is an information center in Nara. It is operated by Yamato Transport Co., Ltd, a popular Japanese courier. The center’s services va
2016.10.08
The hair care trial with an interpreter for foreign visitors! Tokyo’s top hair salon experience for a “new you”!
Have you heard of the beauty concierge service, Japonism in Beauty? After many years of experience in the beauty industry in Japan and overseas, I (
2016.09.20
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Tokyo Metro 24-hour ticket
【CONTENTS】Getting around Tokyo on a budget/ Tips for using the economical Tokyo Metro ticket!/ A One-day tour of Tokyo; briefly see the city and have
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2016.08.06
Need to exchange currency? Travelex Japan handles 33 major currencies!
Travelex Japan is a branch of Travelex, which is based in England. Travelex is a foreign exchange company that deals with online foreign exchange, pre