This game-changing startup connects tourists to locals eager to guide foreigners around Japan with customized tours.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on November 2, 2017
Wasp hunting in central Japan is not your average hobby, but locals here love it. Check out our crash course in wasp hunting and an introduction to the Nov. 3 edible wasp festival!
By Joost Van Itterbeeck on October 31, 2017
Hotel Uno Ueno is the latest in Tokyo’s hybrid accommodations that combine the affordability and sociability of a hostel with the upgraded design and amenities of a hotel.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on October 30, 2017
This is what happens when you rent a camper in Japan and unexpectedly drive up a mountain.
By Victoria Vlisides on October 27, 2017
Looking for something a little bit different to do in Tokyo? Watching horse racing is one of the country’s most popular pastimes — find out why with a fun-filled day at the Tokyo Racecourse.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on October 19, 2017
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
Hikes that catch trees bursting into color and an enticing hot spring bath afterward. These 10 locations are perfect for an adventure, soak or just a change of scene from the city.
By Teni Wada on October 11, 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
Want to add thrills and variety to your trip to Japan? Here are five of the best theme parks to visit.
By Christopher Nilghe on September 28, 2017
Let staff guide you through the best of what Okinawa has to offer at Estinate Hotel, where it’s sun, sea and spontaneity all year round.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on September 28, 2017
An unofficial guide from a (self-professed) vegan gourmet and author.
By Chiara Terzuolo on September 25, 2017
With a little planning, you can get around Japan in comfort by train without emptying your wallet. Here are five economical multi-day tickets.