A visit to the Tsurunoyu Onsen

A visit to the Tsurunoyu Onsen

As our taxi driver missed the entrance and proceeded to do a U-turn in the middle of the road, I thought the gorgeous fall colors…

The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

I love ramen. Not the instant stuff served in Styrofoam cups, but the fresh noodles served in a bowl of rich soup stock topped with…

SHOPPING: 6 “Must Have” Souvenirs From Japan

SHOPPING: 6 “Must Have” Souvenirs From Japan

From New Year’s surprises, to matcha flavored munchies, tax-free bargains and more, Japan is a shopper’s paradise! To help create your shopping list, check out…

OUTDOORS: 6 Ways To Enjoy Open-Air Life In Japan

OUTDOORS: 6 Ways To Enjoy Open-Air Life In Japan

Welcome to Japan, an outdoor wonderland! From the mountains to the sea, Japan offers unforgettable experiences for every kind of season and outdoor aficionado! With…

DAY TRIPS: 6 Quick Trips To Take You A World Away

DAY TRIPS: 6 Quick Trips To Take You A World Away

Take in the view from a soaring city tower or a mountain peak. Relax in a soothing hot spring, or see how your favorite products…

FOOD: 6 Tips to Eat Like a Local in Japan

FOOD: 6 Tips to Eat Like a Local in Japan

From amazing street food, to exquisite dining, and opportunities to learn cooking secrets from the masters, Japan offers you food experiences like nowhere else in…