Okinawa has a reputation for attracting a lot of tourists – but did you know that humpback whales are drawn to these islands too? Every year from January to March hundreds of humpback whales gather off the Zamami Island coast to..
The Gion Matsuri, which takes place for the entire month of July, is one of the three main Kyoto festivals. The event draws many thousands of spectators from all over who come to watch the daily religious parades held throughout the streets of this small..
Nagasaki has many attractions which include a handful of beautiful cities, small towns, islands and a whole lot of historical attractions – not to mention that scary active volcano! But its beaches, many of which are comparable to those found in..
Tokyo’s food culture is legendary and even surpasses Paris. But it’s hard to know where to begin with a city of such enormous magnitude. Which is why we composed this list of recommended Tokyo food tours so that you can easily enjoy the best culinary..
Kyoto is just as famous for its food as it is for geisha’s, temples and shrines. And what better way is there to experience the ancient capital by partaking in a locally held cooking lesson? Below we have listed 5 of the best cooking classes in Kyoto for you to enjoy.
The art of making sushi takes years to master. The basics doesn’t require such a demanding level of commitment because there are a number of one day sushi making classes held in Tokyo. They will teach you the basics so that you can impress family..
Kyoto Prefecture, as well as the city, offers so much for those into Japanese religion and history; but did you know it has just as much to offer those who are interested in the great outdoors? After all, the city is surrounded by mountains on three sides..
If your trip to Tokyo coincides with a locally held sumo tournament, then watching one of these matches is a must. We will reveal when, where, how to get tickets and alternative options in case you are unable to see a live sumo wrestling match.
The centuries old geisha districts of Kanazawa, along with its samurai towns, castles and gardens attracts a fair amount of visitors. The city is often referred to as ‘Little Kyoto’ because of its strong geisha culture and high concentration of..
If getting the ‘geisha experience’ is at the top of your Japanese travel itinerary then visiting the spectacular ancient city of Kyoto is a huge must. Sure there are a number of districts within Tokyo and Kanazawa which are great for seeing geisha’s but..