Ashley is a writer and English teacher from the U.K., who is currently traveling around Japan on a working holiday visa. She moved here in 2017 after completing her Master’s degree in philosophy in London. As well as exploring Japan, in her spare time she enjoys reading, yoga and, of course, studying Japanese.
Hop on board Japan’s microbrew train with this guide to some of the country’s best beers and where to find them.
In honor of this year’s Mountain Day, how about taking on Japan’s most iconic peak?
Whether you drink it hot, cold, bagged, powdered, loose leaf, in jeans or in a kimono — green tea is inextricably linked with Japanese culture. From “matcha” to “houjicha,” here’s our guide to enjoying the many different styles.
An introductory guide to Japan’s national tipple.
It’s beaten, sweetened and eaten all across the country in infinite varieties and on all occasions. Here’s a quick primer and a short warning on this ever-present treat.
Four fantastic locations in Japan where you can get up close and personal with animals in their natural habitat.
Heading to Hokkaido? Check out these three fantastic restaurants for great-tasting vegan fare.
Four seaside vegetarian restaurants in Kanagawa that will make your beach getaway perfect!
Just a small selection of what’s available in one of Japan’s most vegan-friendly cities!
Planning a trip to Kobe? Don’t miss these three vegan-friendly restaurants.
Here are four restaurants that are a must-visit for any vegans or vegetarians traveling to Hiroshima.
If you’ve got your sights set on climbing Mt. Fuji but aren’t sure where to start, check out these six stunning peaks that even beginners can conquer.