Would you like to get handy travel tips for Japan and learn more about Japanese culture, food, history, subcultures, daily life, and more? This information guide will help you out!
Omikuji is a fortune paper you find in the Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. On it, you will find a message from the deities and your fortune level. Why don’t you try it when you visit Japan?
Toyotomi Hideyoshi was the second warlord who tried to unify Japan after the long warring states period ended in the late 16th century. Let’s learn more about his successes and failures.
Oda Nobunaga was the first warlord who tried to unify Japan after the long Warring States Period in the late 16th century. Though he was cruel, people love his leadership. Let’s learn more about his unique biography.
The Warring States Period (15th to 16th century) was an exciting time in Japanese history. Military rulers were replaced one after another until shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu unified Japan. Let’s learn more about this period!
Doraemon is one of the most popular manga and anime series among kids in Japan. It is the story of an unmotivated boy and cat-shaped robot who came from the future. Let’s find out more about the setting and story!
See what the cherry blossom forecast is for 2021, and enjoy some beautiful pictures of different types of sakura throughout Japan!
For those looking for a thrill in Tokyo, these VR experiences will immerse you in a whole new world!
Kyoto’s history is a long one, it all started in the 8th century. The city was built as the capital of Japan in that time and was home to the Imperial Court until 1868 when it moved to Tokyo
Omiyage are tasty locals souvenirs from Japan that were first used to thank trip financers for their contributions in the Edo period and then helped straying spouses stay on the straight and narrow. Find out how this worked!
Learn about the history of Japanese architecture, and let us give you an itinerary for Kyoto that will take you through Japan’s architectural history from the 6th century until the late 19th century.
Our tour customers regularly ask the guides about the real estate market in Japan. Let us give you an overview of the housing market in Japan and likely trends in the near future.
While you will mainly see single-family homes in the more remote suburbs and in the countryside in Japan, in more central city areas the majority of people will live in apartments that are often not much larger than 60m2, or even smaller.
Finding your first full-time job is never easy, and even less so in Japan. How do university students find their first jobs? And what happens once you are in?
Let us share 5 ghost stories from Japan that will chill you… If you want more of this, we also organize tours that focus on stories about the ghosts and ghouls of Japan.
If you ask anyone to name one martial art from Japan, it is probably going to be judo or karate. Judo has been spread all over the world and is practiced as a common way to teach kids and adults self-defense.
Kendo is a Japanese martial art that descended from the sword fighting techniques that were used in the days of the samurai warriors.
Osaka has a long history, during which the area has always served as a place where traders from all over Asia and later the world are intermingling with Japanese people.
Japanese castles have developed over many centuries, and have their own original style compared to European castles. Let us give you an overview of the history of Japanese castles.
The history of bonsai in Japan goes back to the 13th century, which was a time when Japan was very open to culture imported from China and bonsai was one of the imported art forms. Bonsai is a dwarf tree grown in a porcelain pot, and its purpose is to represent nature through the arrangement…
What is so good about wagyu? Which type of wagyu should you look for if you want to try the very best there is available? And what type of sake would go well with your great piece of beef?