Tottori? That’s, like, somewhere south with the desert, right?
By Rie Miyoshi on February 17, 2017
Spring is finally here which means it’s flower viewing time. First up: plum blossom.
By GaijinPot Blog on February 15, 2017
In Osaka? Here’s where you can take your better half tonight.
By Liam Carrigan on February 14, 2017
Sapporo might be the big daddy of Japan’s snow festivals but there are plenty of other events across the country that give it a run for its frozen money. Check out these recommendations and get planning!
By Sophie Skillett on February 10, 2017
Throw off that kotatsu blanket (go on, you can do it) and head outside to explore these Tokyo’s winter-warming street food hot spots.
By Elsa Messi on February 7, 2017
Living in Tokyo and eager to explore new parts of the city? Join this free tour to discover highlights of what to see, do and eat in Kichijoji.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on February 7, 2017
Headed to the Sapporo Snow Festival next week? Here’s a teaser of what to expect and what you shouldn’t miss.
By Kyle Von Lanken on February 3, 2017
Japan’s countrywide network of highway buses offers a cheap alternative to train and air travel, with some surprising perks.
By Liam Carrigan on February 2, 2017
Do you know your Shinto shrine from your Buddhist temple? Why is the five yen coin the luckiest? And what should you do if you get a bad fortune?
By Sophie Skillett on February 1, 2017
Have you ever heard of Hokkaido? Japan’s final frontier, this northern island is becoming an increasingly popular destination for international travelers. But what’s it like to travel there?
By Rebecca Quin on January 31, 2017
A guide to experiencing Japan’s hot springs – even when you’re inked.
By Martha Knauf on January 25, 2017
Erik’s adventures with the Japan Explorer Pass continue as he heads further west. Part Two: An Apple desktop, marching penguins and snowshoeing in the moonlight.