Bathing in a Japanese onsen (hot spring) is a unique experience, but for tourists it can quickly turn into a nightmare if you don’t know the rules. And believe me, there are lots of things you should know before going to an onsen. Therefore, what is the Japanese etiquette to… Read More »How to Use Japanese Onsen if You Try it For The First Time
The other day, a friend of mine told me about her visit to Nara Park and after that I was wondering what other parks existed in Japan and which one should I visit first. So what is the best zoo in Japan? Japan has many zoos, specially in the main… Read More »Pandas, Sharks and Much More: 15 Recommended Zoos in Japan
As Japan is located in the Ring of Fire, I was wondering how many volcanoes does Japan have and, most importantly, how many are active. Volcanoes are true wonders of nature and a lot of them can be visited in Japan or in the surrounding islands. So, how many active… Read More »21 Active Volcanoes in Japan That People Actually Visit
The other day I was looking really close at Japan’s map and I saw plenty of small islands all around it. I started wondering how many islands it had in total, so I’ve done some research and what I found was that Japan had more islands than I could imagine.… Read More »The 4 Main Islands of Japan And Thousands More You Didn’t Know
The Japanese bullet train, also known as Shinkansen (新幹線), is one of those incredible things about Japan. That’s why I decided to gather all the information about it in this post. I hope you’ll find it useful whether you’re just curious or actually planning your trip to Japan. There are… Read More »11 Not so Obvious Facts About Japan Bullet Train
I was compiling all the information and pictures I had of the Japanese gardens when I decided to make this list of 19 gardens you don’t want to miss. These gardens are extremely beautiful or very close to the cities you will probably visit in Japan. So, what are some… Read More »19 Zen Gardens in Japan You Don’t Want to Miss
Jet lag, the big bad J word that can ruin a great part of your holidays. We all know that jet lag gets us sleepy and all that, but what do you know about the other symptoms, and the things that can impact jet lag making it worse? Or, on… Read More »Is Jet Lag Worse When Coming Back From Japan to The USA?
We all know that Japan is not the country next door, but few of us know the distance between the United States and Japan, and even less the average flight time to get to Tokyo. When you’re preparing your travel to Japan, this is definitely an information you want to… Read More »What is The Average Flight Time to Tokyo From The USA?
The big day is coming. You’re going to travel to another country, in this case Japan, and you start thinking of all the things you need to get ready. After getting your flight tickets and all your papers ready, you start to cogitate at the devices you’ll be carrying with… Read More »Can I Use my iPhone in Japan Without Problems?
When you plan a trip to another country, you usually take all the precautions to be as prepared as you can be. This is even more important when you travel to Japan, as you will probably be facing the language barrier. Try to explain to a local, who doesn’t speak… Read More »What Are The Best Payment Methods When Traveling to Japan?