Make the most of a day in Tokyo’s “Electric Town” with this whirlwind itinerary of geeky shrines, electronics shopping, arcades, maid cafés and extreme ramen.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 5, 2017
In a metropolitan area as diverse as Osaka, there’s plenty to see and do during those hot summer nights.
By Liam Carrigan on May 30, 2017
This picturesque ryokan in the mountains of Nagano looks like something from a fantasy travel magazine. Good news: It’s real and the owner wants you to come and discover it.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on May 29, 2017
Backpacker youth hostel? Budget hotel? International guesthouse? At Grids Hotel and Hostel, you can experience it all in an authentic new way. Watch the video here.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on May 19, 2017
Across rough seas and aboard decaying ships, the islands of Tomogashima are a unique — if challenging — visit.
By Matthew Coslett on May 17, 2017
Mosaic Hostel give us their insider tips for getting off the beaten track in Japan’s cultural capital. Includes castles, sewage plants and craft beer. Curious? Read on.
By Martha Knauf on May 15, 2017
See one of Tokyo’s biggest, best and wildest festivals close up at the Sanja Matsuri.
By John Asano on May 12, 2017
Warning: Do not read this article if hungry.
By Lucy Dayman on May 2, 2017
Expect the unexpected with gorgeous scenery, immaculately-preserved history and wonderfully quirky attractions (including Finnish hippopotamuses).
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on May 1, 2017
Going somewhere this Golden Week? Here’s why you should think about taking a drone with you and what to do with it when you’re there.
By Misha Yurchenko on April 20, 2017
[Video] Have you heard the news? There’s a new hostel in town. And it’s absolutely baller.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on April 14, 2017
The many reasons why this exuberant and boundary-breaking Japanese festival tops my personal ranking.