When most visit Japan, they may head first to the trendy Harajuku district of Tokyo or perhaps take a pilgrimage to the famous active volcano, Mount Fuji. But if you want to go off the beaten path, head north to the enchanting, rural island of Hokkaido.
Tokyo has long been a booming city, so it makes a natural fit for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Of course, this popular event is sure to mean one thing: a lot of people! But don't worry, here are the best places to go off the beaten path in Tokyo.
Nagano is not often spoken of as a primary tourist destination in Japan. But a couple of notable claims-to-fame make Nagano a very interesting place to visit indeed.
Dive into the history and origins of the Japanese celebration, "Shichi-go-san," which is still celebrated today in the month of November!
Review of a special Japanese snack from the famous 100 year old Nakamura-ya bakery in Tokyo: the An-Macaron.
We looked for all types of food and desserts for mochi lovers out there. Mochi can be enjoyed in both savory and sweet dishes. Here’s a checklist of the different Japanese mochi delicacies you need to try when you travel to Japan.
We take a look at one prominent feature of spring in Japan: Sakuras! Cherry Blossoms have a rich history engraved in Japanese culture, dating back to as far as the late 700’s.