Obuse is a town about an hour and a half by shinkansen from Tokyo. it’s near Jigokudani Monkey Park, and is a beautiful little town where the famous ukiyo-e artist Hokusai spent his final years. Here are 13 spots to check out on your trip to Obuse.
If you come to Japan, don’t just sight-see, but experience Japanese culture first-hand like playing an instrument or making your own souvenir through traditional techniques. Here are 30 recommended things to experience in Japan.
The Naoshima island in the Inland Sea is famous as the island of art. As a matter of fact, you enter the world of modern art as soon as you drop off the ferry and will find that nature and artworks coexists all around the island.
Japan is the land of cup noodles because where else can you find all sorts of flavored cup noodles. However, did you know that Japanese consumers are very creative too in their cup-noodle culture? Here in Japan we have found ways to add extra ingredients to make our cup noodles richer and more delicious.
At two hours of train from Tokyo, Nikko has a lot of monuments to visit featuring on UNESCO’s World Heritage sites, including the Nikko Toshogu Shrine. As if it wasn’t enough, it also offers beautiful natural sceneries for each seasons and relaxing Japanese baths.
Kagurazaka is a district of Shinjuku in the middle of Tokyo. It’s so packed with typical Japanese buildings, products, and food, that you can fully enjoy traditional Japan just by walking around for a few hours.
If you are interested in traditional Japanese culture, want to have an in-depth understanding of it, and have an opportunity to visit Japan, why not sign up for some one-day trial courses? Here are 10 places of interest in Tokyo.
There are many beautiful fantasy-like places located in Japan from one end to another, that look like there were taken out from an anime or movie. This article takes you to 15 places in Japan that will take your breath away with their surreal landscapes.
Kawagoe flourished as a castle town in the Edo period. It was also called Ko-Edo or Little Edo as it had a strong relationship with the Tokugawa family. The vestiges of the Edo period still remain here. Let us go back in time to explore Japan in the Edo period.
Japan has a wide variety of seasoning options but the one that no household will miss is the soy sauce. There is a different soy sauce for a different occasion and in this article, we will introduce a variety of them to you.
The three areas in Tokyo’s Bunkyo ward named Yanaka, Nezu, and Sendagi are famous throughout Japan. There are many old buildings and temples, so it’s a place where Japanese people often visit and walk. Here are 14 spots in the area that you should check out on your visit.
Japan is well known for its bento lunch ideas. Japanese mothers come up with the most creative ways to create pretty bento lunches for their children. To help mothers make the lunches effortlessly, a lot of gadgets are now sold to make the process easier. These gadgets would actually make a great souvenir for your friends back home!
In the west of Japan, there are historical cities like Kyoto and Nara. In the east and only an hour away from Tokyo by train, Kamakura is a historical city that was established as a shogunate in the 12th century. It is well-known for the Great Buddha statue and the shrines and temples within it.