How to transcend this and other negative travel expectations when visiting Japan, plus more than 10 resources for first timers.
By Victoria Vlisides on October 14, 2017
The anti-tourist’s wet dream: Japan — and all its quirky charms — is waiting for you, despite the government’s befuddling missteps at promotion.
By Victoria Vlisides on October 6, 2017
Somewhere in northern Japan, someone is cooking this fruit and making it taste fantastic. That person, though, is not me.
By Victoria Vlisides on September 29, 2017
Going commando at Japan’s natural hot spring baths make taking a dip an other-worldly experience. We answer questions for first-timers and highlight five hot springs for you to get “eau naturale” during your fall and winter travels.
By Victoria Vlisides on September 7, 2017
So, you’ve just flipped your life upside down (in a good way!) and started anew as an assistant language teacher (ALT) in Japan…
By Victoria Vlisides on August 23, 2017
Aug. 11, is a holiday for the sole purpose of giving you time to cozy up to Japan’s mountains. Check out these non-Fuji mountainous destinations that are worth a climb at any time of the year.
By Victoria Vlisides on August 11, 2017
Meet the illustrator whose hobby is showing his IG followers compact-yet-detailed views of Tokyo — all on a reused coffee cup. We’re addicted to these panoramic-style videos, and here’s why.
By Victoria Vlisides on July 27, 2017
Cool off in Japan’s northeastern region satiated with poetic mountain air, huge festivals and unforgettable lakes that will leave you lusting for more.
By Victoria Vlisides on July 25, 2017
Join us on a visual trip to white sandy beaches, massive waterfalls and the geekiest cafe in Western Tokyo.