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August 3, 2018

JP Smart Wi-Fi: The Pocket Wi-Fi Helping Foreigners Connect On and Offline

If you’re planning a long visit or looking to study abroad in Japan, JP Smart Wi-Fi has totally got you.

May 24, 2018

22 of Japan’s Most Famous Matsuri: A Travel Calendar

From this summer through next spring, here’s your ultimate Japan festival guide.

May 4, 2018

9 Vacations to Help Rebuild Japan’s Disaster Hit Regions

From historic onsen villages to stunning coastal towns, book a holiday at one of these beautiful destinations and know your money is helping disaster-affected regions get back on their feet.

Sakura Hotel Nippori, Yanaka
April 2, 2018

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Nippori

We’ve tapped into the insider information of Sakura Hotel Nippori to bring you ideas that you won’t find in the local guidebooks.

Tokyo Neighborhoods
August 30, 2017

7 Tokyo Suburbs to Consider for Your Next Move

If you’re thinking about a move to Tokyo, here are some affordable neighborhoods to check out that often fly below the radar — meaning better choices for you!

May 24, 2017

A Simple Guide to the Izakaya

The izakaya is an undeniable staple of Japanese social life, so what is it and what do you actually do? Here are some helpful tips.

Japanese food map
May 2, 2017

18 Foods You Should Eat in Japan and Where to Find Them

Warning: Do not read this article if hungry.