Learn from this writer’s experiences — and “if-only-I-had-known” moments — so you can plan a more efficient and economical trip and still get out of your comfort zone.
By Cara Lam on March 15, 2018
With highlights including the Oriental Niagara Falls, an island populated by cats and an immersive farmstay, Oita is the perfect place to discover the pastoral loveliness of Japan’s countryside.
By Christy Anne Jones on March 5, 2018
Just a small selection of what’s available in one of Japan’s most vegan-friendly cities!
By Ashley Owen on March 2, 2018
Lose yourself in the traditional architecture, ancient castles, samurai mansions and authentic Edo streets of this historic wonderland.
By Christy Anne Jones on March 1, 2018
This social apartment turned social hotel lends guests smartphones, runs events with local creatives and has an Instagram feed to live for.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 17, 2018
Planning a trip to Kobe? Don’t miss these three vegan-friendly restaurants.
By Ashley Owen on February 15, 2018
The forest itself is lost in a global media loop de-emphasizing its natural beauty in favor of tragedy. The first step to save the forest is reclaiming its name: It’s called the “Sea of Trees” not the “suicide forest.”
By Joshua Meyer on February 9, 2018
Six things that set this pioneer of foreigner-friendly accommodation apart from the rest.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 3, 2018
There’s plenty of things to do in Yokohama: a city by the beach with a western mind, a Japanese heart and an international soul. Here’s 25 ideas to get you started.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 1, 2018
You’ve just got off the plane, you’re jet-lagged and want to get to your bed as quickly as possible. For you weary travelers, Gaijinpot presents a guide to getting through passport control and customs as smoothly as possible.
By Matthew Coslett on January 31, 2018
The year 2018 has plenty of opportunity for weekend getaways in Japan. Here’s where and when to go!
By Victoria Vlisides on January 25, 2018
Here are four restaurants that are a must-visit for any vegans or vegetarians traveling to Hiroshima.