Many travelers to Japan are aware of the Japan Rail Pass, but did you know there are other perks if you have a foreign passport in Japan?
By Lynda Deaver on June 1, 2015
Tatebayashi’s Koinobori Village Festival is held every year from late March to early May.
By Lynda Deaver on April 22, 2015
Hopefully you never need this but here’s what to do if you fall on the train tracks.
By Lynda Deaver on April 11, 2015
If chocolate is the meaning of life, this must be heaven.
By Lynda Deaver on February 15, 2015
An irresistibly cute artisan alley, tucked under the JR train lines.
By Lynda Deaver on February 11, 2015
A relaxing journey to Nyuto Onsen triggered by a bath powder box.
By Lynda Deaver on January 30, 2015
Learn more than you ever need to know about the water that flows through our taps.
By Lynda Deaver on January 16, 2015
Need a place to crash? Here’s 10 cheap options for your next stay in Japan.
By Lynda Deaver on January 9, 2015
Shichifukujin Meguri is a short pilgrimage tour to visit temples and shrines of Shichifukujin, the Seven Deities of Good Fortune.
By Lynda Deaver on January 1, 2015
Avoid overpriced gym memberships by visiting your local community center gym.
By Lynda Deaver on December 26, 2014
Beat the cold dry Japanese winters with these magical bath powders.
By Lynda Deaver on December 14, 2014
Rikugien’s breathtaking fall colors may be ephemeral, but the memory of a visit is guaranteed not to be.