Finally, Tattoo Friendly Resort is Coming Soon in Japan in Oct 2015

Apr 17th, 2015
Posted by katzueno
Japan's premiere hotel chain, Hoshino Resort, has announced its trial program to allow tattoo travelers to take hot spring as long as their tattoo is small enough to cover, starting in October 2015. Read More

It's Hanami Time!

Apr 8th, 2014
Posted by achimrunnebaum
Cherry Blossom Season 2014 is here! Arguably one of the best times to be in Japan and enjoy this fleeting and mesmerizingly beautiful season. Dating back all the way to 710AD, the custom of flower watching has become a mainstay of Japanese culture here (in Japan) and around the world. Read More

Osaka Get's Free Wi-Fi

Feb 23rd, 2014
Posted by garymenzel
Osaka is now embracing the Wi-Fi Internet revolution with two new FREE products. Read More

Free Wifi in Japan

Feb 2nd, 2014
Posted by achimrunnebaum
NTT East has announced a new free WiFi service for tourists in East and North Japan including Tokyo. Here's a look at how it works and the benefits for tourists in Japan. Read More

Autumn in the Kyoto Hillside

Oct 25th, 2012
Posted by garymenzel
Autumn (or Fall) is an excellent time to travel around the fringes of Kyoto - especially the foothills aound Mt Hiei. While you are there you should also take a trip up the mountain itself. Read More

Shall We Dance? Domatsuri in Nagoya

Sep 10th, 2012
Posted by achimrunnebaum
One of the biggest dance festivals in Japan came to Nagoya, and we were there front row and centre. The Domanaka Matsuri, or Domatsuri for short, has been a staple of the Nagoya Festival circuit since 1999 and this year was the biggest one yet. Read all about it here. Read More

Naniwa Yodogawa Fireworks 2012 in Osaka

Aug 20th, 2012
Posted by 514design
The Naniwa Yodogawa Fireworks Display is a famous fireworks display in the Kansai region. It was first held in 1989 and has been held annually since then with support from individuals and corporations. Read More

Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama – there the dream of instant ramen came true

Aug 15th, 2012
Posted by yokochan90
For people who are very busy every day instant food is something really convenient. One of the most popular instant food are cup noodles. Learn more about the museum dedicated to cup noodles here. Read More

Awa Odori in Tokushima

Aug 15th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
The Awa Dance Festival (阿波踊り Awa Odori) is the largest dance festival in Japan, attracting about 1.3 million tourists every year Read More

A German Beer Festival Spills into Nagoya

Jul 26th, 2012
Posted by achimrunnebaum
A Southern German Tradition gaining new friends and breaking cultural boundaries in Japan. Read More
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