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What to Bring Almost everything you need is available in Japan. However, due to prices or..
Why Go? Chaotic yet organised, hyper-modern yet utterly classic, garish yet demure, unique yet..
Why Go? Kansai ( 関西 ) is the heart of Japan. Nowhere else in the country can you find so much of..
The year 2011 was indeed a terrible year for the Japanese, and it came hard on the heels of two..
HANEDA GOES INTERNATIONAL 1 Tokyo has just become a whole lot more convenient: Haneda Airport is..
Let’s face it: a hotel is a hotel wherever you go. And while some of Japan’s hotels are very nice..
Those familiar with Japanese cuisine ( nihon ryōri ) know that eating is half the fun of..
The uniqueness and peculiarity of the Japanese is a favourite topic of both Western observers and..
To get a grip on the history of Japan, try thinking of the history of the British Isles, but..
Whether you’ve got six days or 60, these itineraries provide a starting point for the trip of a..
Temples, Shrines we mean some of the food you might have tried back home, only much better..
Why Go? For much of its history, Kyoto ( 京都 ) was Japan. Even today, Kyoto is the place to go to..
Japan for Kids Japan is a great place to travel with kids. The usual concerns that parents have..
No other aspect of Japanese culture is as widely misunderstood as the geisha. First – and let’s..
Japan offers visitors from abroad a lot of worthwhile places to see and things to do for free. The..