• Adrenaline Rush
    October 1st, 2012By Category: Arts & Entertainment, Outdoor/Sports, Travel
    Shopping, relaxation, cosplay--these are just some of the fun things you can try in Japan. But if you’re an adventure-seeker and adrenaline junkie, Japan can also be one of the nicest destinations for outdoor recreation. Minakami is a four season hot spring resort to ... » Continue Reading
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    Gift Shop Bonanza in Tokyo
    October 1st, 2012By Category: Arts & Entertainment, Culture, Play, Shopping, Travel
    Buying gifts for friends and family can easily take up a whole day of your precious holiday time.  Looking for just the right thing can be agonising and expensive.  To take part of the pain away, try to do the following. write a list of who you need to buy thing ... » Continue Reading
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    Off to Ferry Land
    September 27th, 2012By Category: Travel
    Owning a car in Japan is a luxury that most of us cannot afford. Lucky for travellers, Japan offers a myriad of ways to get around without a vehicle. The train network is nothing short of excellent and Shinkansen (bullet trains) are the perfect way to get to your dest ... » Continue Reading
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    Organic Aoyama
    September 27th, 2012By Category: Food & Dining, Play, Shopping, Travel
    The outdoor Aoyama Farmer’s Market in Omotesando is a great place to buy organic fruit and vegetables from around the Kanto region. Every weekend on both Saturday and Sunday, there is a variety of prime produce brought in by local farmers. It is hugely popular and provi ... » Continue Reading
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    Yokohama and Steamed Dumplings
    September 26th, 2012By Category: Food & Dining, Shopping, Travel
    Yokohama smelled good, like steamed dumplings and ramen. Of course, I was standing in the middle of Yokohama’s Chinatown, the largest in both Japan and Asia, so that might have had something to do with it. Located at Motomachi Chukagai station, it is about a forty-minut ... » Continue Reading
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    Japan Rail Odyssey: Seishun 18
    September 26th, 2012By Category: Travel
    There’s still time left to grab one of the best transportation deals in Japan! Imagine yourself whirring along on a train through the countryside, contemplating the following images: beautiful white cranes landing in dazzling green rice fields, forested mountains that r ... » Continue Reading
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    Japan – Adventure Travel
    September 25th, 2012By Category: Outdoor/Sports, Travel
    This island nation located in East Asia offers an amazing mixture of the ultra modern and historically ancient. With huge, bright cities and large areas of beautiful countryside and wilderness, it is a country of contrast and beauty. Be blown away by the fantasti ... » Continue Reading
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    Naha Downtown
    September 25th, 2012By Category: Travel
    In Okinawa, the main city is Naha. By “main,” I mean the place where the most number of people concentrate. Here you can find all you need and have good time. I lived for more than one year next to downtown Naha. From my apartment it took me only 10 minutes on foot t ... » Continue Reading
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    What it means to be an ‘Otaku’
    September 24th, 2012By Category: Culture, Travel
    Japanese women are popular among men all over the world, and there is even a market for a T-shirt that says “Looking for a Japanese Girl Friend.” But what do you think Japanese girls look for in men when searching for a potential husband? And what kind of Japanese men ... » Continue Reading
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    Climbing Tokyo Tower
    September 21st, 2012By Category: Culture, Events, Travel
    The first time I went to Tokyo Tower was for New Year with my brother. We were staying at a nearby hotel and figured that Tokyo Tower would be a cool place for the countdown. We assumed that since Tokyo Tower was one of the major landmarks of the city, there would b ... » Continue Reading

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