If Japan is high on your bucket list, then this guide will convince you to book that flight.
With over 30 million visitors to Japan and multiple world events taking place in 2019 and 2020, Japan has been the hot topic on everyone’s lips. It’s the perfect excuse to dust off the suitcases and practice your Kon’nichiwa こんにちは enroute to the ‘Land of the Rising Sun!!!
Welcome to Japan
Japan is a big, vibrant and cultural country, one that everyone should, at least visit once! When you do, there are a few essential things to keep in mind.
In this blog post, I have listed all there is to know, from health and safety, best times to travel, daily budget estimates, WiFi and connectivity to the things to look out for such as scams. Read more, here.
Japan has a climate of its own. It can be very hot or very cold, wet with cyclones and often somewhere in between.
In this post, we are giving you the best advice when it comes to what to wear and the essentials to pack for the Japanese climate. We have also included a free downloadable check-list to help you plan, ahead.
The worlds most populous city was like no other location we have ever visited. It’s ‘fantastical’, ‘amazing’, ‘unique’ and the world’s most animated city!
Find out how to spend 3 days in Tokyo – a guide and discover the best way to experience Tokyo’s culinary scene – a tour for the senses.
Kyoto remains the most culturally important city in Japan. The city houses Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, palaces, castles, canals and beautiful gardens.
No visit to Japan is complete without seeing Kyoto and we have compiled a comprehensive travel guide that will take you to the best sights to visit and how to get there!
P.S.; While in Kyoto, wear a Kimono!
Think Ninjas – especially if you have a great interest in the Samurai and 12th century – Japan. Located at the southwestern base of the Noto Peninsula, is the prefectural capital, Kanazawa.
In this post, I listed all of the sites worth visiting, restaurant recommendations and my foremost favourite experience – an interactive sushi making experience.
Away from the megacities and densely populated areas is a lesser known area of Japan, Mt Koya. Join us as we explore this sacred mountain top retreat. We will share with you our highly anticipated overnight stay in a temple and you can join us on our visit through this ancient site where we were looking to re-centre, spend time in nature and maybe just find our Zen.
A guide to Tokyo’s younger brother – Osaka