Matsumoto castle is one of Japans most unique and beautiful castles. The castle complex is designated both as national treasures and cultural treasure. Matsumoto Castle together with Himeji Castle and Kumamoto Castle are considered the 3 most beautiful (and famous) castles in the country.
Shibuya Crossing is one of the worlds busiest intersections. It’s located in Shibuya, just outside Shibuya station near the Hachiko Statue. At peak hours more than 1000 people cross the road at the same time.
Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony is a yearly opportunity for beginners and experienced tea drinkers to enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
Osaka Castle plays a central role in the history of the unified Japan. This beautiful castle is definitely worth a visit, both for it’s beauty, historic importance and scenic views.
Dotonbori (Dōtombori) is an entertainment street in Osaka, and is probably the biggest tourist attraction in the city. It is famed for it’s many colorfully lit billboards and oversized figures advertising for local shops and restaurants.
Tokyo has two major airports, Narita and Haneda. Haneda Airport is located much closer to central Tokyo than Narita and is therefore more convenient to get to and from. This post will list your options for getting from Haneda Airport to Central Tokyo. Are you arriving at Narita? Then read the Narita Airport post instead. Overview Tokyo …
Tokyo has two major airports, Narita and Haneda. While most international travelers will arrive in Narita, some international flights also arrive at Haneda. This post will list your options for getting from Narita Airport to Central Tokyo.
Jogasaki Coast (Jōgasaki Kaigan) is a stunning stretch of coast on the eastern side of the Izu peninsula. The coastline is famous for it’s beautiful cliffs and views and is reachable from Tokyo in just 90 minutes. There are a few attractions and view points along the coast, but most importantly there is a really …
Daio Wasabi Farm near Matsumoto is Japans biggest Wasabi Farm. The farm covers 15 hectares and utilizes the chill streams of water from the nearby Japanese alps. The farm is open to visitors, and has plenty to offer for the interested tourist.
If you travel in Japan on a tight budget, but still want the experience of staying in a traditional Ryokan, then keep reading! With this Ryokan Hostel you can get the Ryokan experience starting at only ¥2950 ($27/€23). That is including free public and private onsen baths!