Teamlab Tokyo & Beyond – Amazing Tokyo Art Galleries & Art Museums

If you are a fan of creativity, then put these Tokyo art galleries on your Japan travel itinerary. There are hundreds of galleries and museums in Tokyo, and these are a few of the best. Most art galleries in Tokyo are kid-friendly, but everyone can get something out of them. The Tokyo art galleries and […]

JR Kyoto Station Guide: Kyoto Station Hotels, Restaurants & Things to Do

The JR Kyoto Station is a hub for the entire Kyoto area and an essential stop for anyone using a JR Rail Pass. The station itself is a little overwhelming, but there’s good news. There are loads of Kyoto Station hotels to choose from and the building itself is one of the most interesting in […]

The Kyoto International Manga Museum – Tips for Visiting the Kyoto Manga Museum

Any fan of Japanese manga will enjoy a visit to the Kyoto International Manga Museum. Built into an old elementary school downtown, the Kyoto Manga Museum is one of the best places to learn about the history of manga in Japan.  The Kyoto International Manga Museum Opening in 2006, the Kyoto International Museum serves as […]

Christmas in Japan – How to Enjoy Christmas Traditions in Japan

Christmas in Japan: it’s an interesting time to visit, but Christmas traditions in Japan are probably different than you’re accustomed to. While not a national holiday, you’ll see lots of holiday-related activities in major cities. For example, there are Christmas markets in Tokyo and amazing Christmas lights in Kobe and other Japanese cities. That said, […]

Things to Do in Okayama Prefecture – Our Okayama Japan Guide

Let’s talk about things to do in Okayama Japan. When most travelers plan their Japan trip, they think mostly of places like Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima. These are all great Japan destinations to be sure, but few travelers have discovered all the Okayama attractions on offer. With Hiroshima to the west and Osaka and Kyoto […]

Arashiyama Itinerary: Where to Stay & Things to Do in Arashiyama Kyoto

The district of Arashiyama in Kyoto is a magical place. You’ll find beautiful temples, quiet gardens, and the famously photogenic Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. These are just a few of the many things to do in Arashiyama. Read on for what to do in Arashiyama, as well as tips on food, weather, getting around, the best […]

Japan in Winter – 13 Things to Do, See & Eat During Winter in Japan

Winter in Japan. Like every season in this amazing country, Japanese winter has its own specific sights, smells, and sounds. Here’s what to see, do and when visiting Japan in winter. What to Do, See, and Eat During Winter in Japan I’ll be honest: winter is not our family’s favorite season. Indeed, after leaving our […]

The Kyoto Railway Museum – The Trainspotter’s Museum in Kyoto

The Kyoto Railway Museum is one of the newest and most interesting museums in Kyoto. Sure, you may have come to Kyoto for the temples and shrines. But the train museum in Kyoto is one of the best of its kind in the world. If you have time and interest in trains, then this may […]

Best Hakone Ryokan with Private Onsen – Your Own Hakone Hot Springs

Looking for the best Ryokan Hakone can offer? Interested in trying hot springs in Japan but want a little privacy? Let us point you to some of the best ryokan in Hakone with private onsen. For many people traveling in Japan, finding where to stay in Hakone means finding a hot spring with private tubs. […]

Best Family Hotels in Tokyo – Japan Travel with Kids

Finding where to stay in Tokyo — especially finding the best hotels in Tokyo for families and groups— can be tough. Many of the best Tokyo hotels have small rooms and/or single beds. In fact, even some of the best Tokyo hotels in Ginza, Shibuya, Asakusa, and other popular areas don’t have family rooms or […]

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