Mount Fuji is undoubtedly the most iconic landmark in Japan and for obvious reasons. It is the highest volcano in Japan, the most beautiful, and it is located at about 62 mi (ca. 100 km) from Tokyo, the incredible megalopolis of Japan. Knowing all this, it’s not a surprise that… Read More »Is Mount Fuji Worth Seeing?
If you’re a vaper planning on traveling to Japan, there are a few things that you should know. Depending on the country you live right now, you might be used to some rules applied in Japan or not. And indeed, Japan has some differences regarding vaping when compared to other… Read More »Can I Bring Vape to Japan?
Capsule hotels in Japan can be an amazing experience, if you know how to pick the right one to fit your needs. When traveling as a couple, it can be a little annoying to sleep in separated capsules or even at different floors in the same hotel, and unfortunately, this… Read More »Can Couples Stay in Capsule Hotels?
Travelers are experiencing a growing interest for Nikko and it’s completely normal. This city in Tochigi Prefecture has a natural charm and is located in an area rich in culture and history surrounded by surprising natural landscapes. So, is Nikko worth it? Yes, Nikko is worth it for people looking… Read More »Is Nikko Worth Visiting in Japan?
If you’re planning to visit Fushimi Inari shrine, which is one of the most amazing places in Kyoto by the way, you probably want to know what else is there to see and do around this shrine. And you won’t be disappointed because there is so much to see in… Read More »What to do Around Fushimi Inari Shrine?
If you’re looking at all the unusual things you can try while in Japan, you probably saw some people talking about these funny little pods called capsule hotels. Usually cheaper than a regular hotel room, we are inevitably tempted to try this uncommon experience, but what happens if you’re traveling… Read More »Can Children Stay in Capsule Hotels?
In Japan, there’s a consumption tax of 10% (since October 2019), or 8% for some items, that can be exempted under certain conditions. This can be a great deal for tourists that are leaving Japan in less than 6 months after their arrival. Everything is so different in Japan that… Read More »Can I Open Tax Free Items in Japan? A Quick And Helpful Guide
One of the most asked questions when preparing a trip to Japan concerns what should you pack for Japan. I’ve seen lots of good answers, but I noticed that most of the time there was something missing: the travel adapters. Of course, not all tourists will need one because Japanese… Read More »Do I Need an Adapter in Japan? All That You Need to Know
When traveling overseas, and specially for the first time, you might ask yourself some basic questions like “Is the tap water in Japan safe to drink?“. It’s true that most people only think of the places to visit and what to see, but when you know ahead that you are… Read More »Is Japanese Tap Water Safe to Drink?
If you’re thinking about learning Japanese or if you are just curious about the Japanese culture, you probably already asked yourself this question about the Japanese language. Other than the rather complex characters that make this exotic language, the next thing that we notice is the direction of writing. And… Read More »Is Japanese Written Left to Right or Top to Bottom?