Travel back in time – Unique Samurai Performance

Travel back in time – Unique Samurai Performance

Japan’s rich history can be experienced most anywhere in the country. With hundreds of ancient castles still standing nationwide, it’s easy to take a trip…

5 Unique Soft Serve Flavors of Japan

5 Unique Soft Serve Flavors of Japan

Japan has a reputation for unconventional and adventurous flavors that few others would think or even dare to attempt. Here are 5 must try soft…

The Green Car: Japan’s Luxury Rail Experience

The Green Car: Japan’s Luxury Rail Experience

In Japan trains are paragons of efficiency and speed, transporting countless millions across plains, under the sea, through mountains and between islands every year. For…

Japan Railway Shinkansen Tourist Pass

Japan Railway Shinkansen Tourist Pass

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Tokaido Shinkansen (bullet train), the Central Japan Railway Company and West Japan Railway Company are launching their…

The World Cosplay Summit in NAGOYA – a Different Kind of Festival

The World Cosplay Summit in NAGOYA – a Different Kind of Festival

The summer of 2013 welcomed the 11th installation of the World Cosplay Summit held in Nagoya, Japan. With its inception in 2003, the WCS is…

All the Green Tea and More in Shizuoka

On a recent twelve-day journey to Japan, I was struck by the beauty and boldness of Shizuoka Prefecture, just a couple hours south of Tokyo….