Victoria is an American-based journalist. After living in Japan for five years, she's always got travel on the brain. And of course this question: Do we shape culture or does culture shape us?
The year 2018 has plenty of opportunity for weekend getaways in Japan. Here's where and when to go!
A few surprises and some old favorites in 2017's most-read travel articles.
This year, our most popular articles cover pretty much everything we believe the GaijinPot beast to be: all the info you need to navigate a successful life in Japan.
The responses were hilarious, thoughtful, weird and a little angsty. Vote for your favorite!
This is what happens when you rent a camper in Japan and unexpectedly drive up a mountain.
How to transcend this and other negative travel expectations when visiting Japan, plus more than 10 resources for first timers.
The anti-tourist’s wet dream: Japan — and all its quirky charms — is waiting for you, despite the government’s befuddling missteps at promotion.
Somewhere in northern Japan, someone is cooking this fruit and making it taste fantastic. That person, though, is not me.
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.
So, you’ve just flipped your life upside down (in a good way!) and started anew as an assistant language teacher (ALT) in Japan...
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.
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.