Category: Japan

  • Amazing things in Japan the rest of the world needs

    Amazing things in Japan the rest of the world needs

    There is no country in the world like Japan to make you feel like whatever country you’re visiting from is a dump. Some of these amazing Japanese technologies and customs have been around for years, but they have yet to become popular in the western world. Why? The convenience in Japan is absolutely staggering and…

  • Could I Live Here? Tokyo Edition

    Could I Live Here? Tokyo Edition

    Tokyo is without a doubt one of the most interesting cities in the world and also one of the most overwhelming. Returning to Tokyo after 8 years was a bit of a funny experience because in the months leading up to this trip, my memory kept telling me that Tokyo wasn’t nearly as interesting as…

  • Tokyo in 4 days

    Tokyo in 4 days

    It’s hard to overstate how massive Tokyo is – roughly four times the size of London and almost 400 square miles larger than LA. So squeezing everything to do in Tokyo into the equivalent of a long weekend is a tall order. Even if your primary interest is eating and wandering around, you may find…

  • Visiting Universal Studios Japan

    Visiting Universal Studios Japan

    One of the coolest ways to enjoy Japan is to visit a theme park. Though you may have visited Universal Studios in the United States, it’s probably not quite the same experience as visiting it in Japan. While visiting Universal Studios Japan can make for an incredible day, it can also be a massive disappointment…

  • Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko

    Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko

    Sitting on the serene and beautiful Lake Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko is one of Japan’s largest resort towns in the Fuji Five Lakes region. It’s also the easiest to get to, making it the best of the lake towns to visit if you want to explore the natural wonders at the foothills of Mount Fuji. Day trip…

  • Know before you go: Japan

    Know before you go: Japan

    Japan is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. It’s part futuristic and part traditional, and immersing yourself in the culture can be a life-changing experience. But for many foreigners, the local customs may be difficult to navigate. These are some helpful things to know before visiting Japan that will help you blend…