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 …
Sakurajima, the active volcano in southern Japan, is perfect for a 1-day excursion if you are in Kyushu. In this post I have made a suggestion for a great Sakurajima itinerary. The post starts out with a general overview of the day, and then it goes a bit more in details with the activities after …
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!
The Edo-Tokyo Museum is dedicated to the history of Tokyo, formerly known as Edo. The museum is housed in a very unique building from 1993, which is almost an attraction in it self.
The Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo is the biggest seafood market in the world. Over the years the market has become a huge tourist attraction.