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Why Book Online Tours of Japan

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Recently it’s been almost impossible to take any trips abroad let alone in your own country. That’s where online tours of Japan can help you...

Yoyogi Park (Shibuya, Tokyo): Complete Guide Before You Visit

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Yoyogi Park is definitely one of the largest parks in Tokyo. It’s a famous place to see the cherry blossoms in spring, though there are fewe...

Day Trips From Tokyo Summer 2020

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There are many places you can go as a day trip from Tokyo. So even if you’re really visiting Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, if yo...

Hiring a Tour Guide In Singapore: The Pros and Cons

by Akane
Hiring a tour guide in Singapore can have its good sides as well as its bad sides. This is true for hiring a guide anywhere in the world. Yo...

11 Things to Do In Singapore: The Top Attractions

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Singapore is a popular destination in Southeast Asia and below are 11 of the best things to do in Singapore. For people who don’t have any i...

Hire a Private Tour Guide in Bangkok: Pros and Cons

by Akane
The pros and cons of hiring a private tour guide in Bangkok are pretty straightforward. It’s an amazing city to take a vacation in, with or ...

11 Things To Do in Bangkok, Thailand 2020

by Akane
If you’re looking for things to do in Bangkok, you’ve come to the right place. Bangkok is a bustling metropolis that is in the midst of deve...

10 Best Japan Food Tours in 2020 by Local Guides

by Akane
Japan Food Tours are not only for foodies. Food Tours are a great way to get to know the culture and traditions in Japan. Some of the food m...

Complete Guide to Sensoji Temple: Asakusa in Tokyo

by Akane
Sensoji Temple is one of the most famous places in Tokyo. You’ve probably even seen a picture of this temple with its bright red gate at the...

Top Japanese Culture: 5 Traditions You Must Try in Japan

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There are many types of Japanese traditions and culture that you’ll experience in Japan. One typical aspect of Japanese culture that you wil...

13 Best Japan Tours & Tips by Local Guides

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Japan is country with lots of sightseeing spots and tours to offer. Each area has its unique characteristics so when you visit, you should t...

13 Top Tokyo Tourist Attractions by Local Guides

by Akane
There are so many Tokyo tourist attractions, that when you visit this city, it’s hard to know what to go and see. This blog introduces the t...

9 Best Osaka Food Tours by Local Guides

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Wondering what to do in Osaka? In that case, you should go on a Osaka food tour with a local guide. Osaka is called the “nation’s kitchen”. ...

Kiyomizu Dera Temple: Complete Guide in Kyoto, Japan

by Akane
One of Kyoto’s most famous sightseeing spots is Kiyomizu Dera Temple. It was designated a World Heritage Site in 1994 and hundreds of people...

Shinjuku Gyoen Park: Tokyo Top Park You Must Visit

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Shinjuku Gyoen Park is an oasis in the middle of the bustling city of Shinjuku. It’s a big park with a circumference of 3.5 km and is a famo...

How Much Does a Trip to Japan Cost?

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How much does a trip to Japan cost? This is an important aspect to think about when planning your trip. Of course it depends on where you’re...

Shinto Shrine: Top 7 Shinto Shrines You Must Visit in Tokyo Japan

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Shinto shrines are one of the popular sightseeing spots for foreign tourists in Tokyo. You’ll find them just about anywhere in Japan along w...

9 Best Tokyo Food Tours by Local Guides

by Akane
Trying to get to know Tokyo through a Tokyo food tour? That’s a great idea! Just taking a sightseeing tour is also fun, but add local food i...

The 7 Top Places for Matcha in Tokyo: The Real Japanese Flavor

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Matcha is a popular flavor enjoyed by the Japanese people. The word “Matcha” actually has two meanings. One is a powdered form of steamed gr...

9 Best Kyoto Food Tours by Local Guides

by Akane
Kyoto food tours are a great way to get to know the city. The former capital of Japan is full of history and culture, as well as a rich food...

Shinkansen Tickets, Prices, Speed & Travel Tips

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Riding the “Shinkansen” is one of the fun and practical things you can do in Japan. A “Shinkansen” or bullet train is an amazingly fast expr...

Japanese Buddhism: Facts to Know Before Visiting Japan

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Buddhism in Japan is more a part of the culture of Japan rather than a religion. This may seem odd to people belonging to religions like Chr...

Kinkakuji Temple, The Golden Pavilion: The Complete Guide Before You Go

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Kinkakuji Temple, also known as the Golden Pavilion, is one of the many famous sightseeing spots that symbolize Kyoto. The golden structure ...

9 Top Osaka Castle Tours by Local Guides: Complete Guide

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Osaka Castle is a must see sightseeing spot when visiting the city of Osaka. It’s a historic site which has survived countless wars since it...

Tokyo Skytree: Restaurant, Fee, Station & More

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The Tokyo Skytree is one of the symbols of Tokyo. It’s a 634 meter structure built as a television broadcasting tower. It is the world’s tal...

Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass): Is It Worth It?

by Akane
If you are going to be traveling widely in Japan, the Japan Rail Pass or JR Pass is something you should look into. It’s a type of all compa...

11 Things to do in Dotonbori, Osaka 2020

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Osaka Dotonbori is a place that is always lively with the local people and tourists. It’s an iconic symbol of Osaka, full of energy, with lo...

12 Best Beaches in Japan for Summer 2019

by Akane
Summer is here and the rainy season is almost over. This means people are looking for good beaches in Japan to visit. If you’re one of those...

Japanese Tea: Where to Buy and Drink it

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Drinking Japanese tea is one of the things you can enjoy when visiting Japan. You can find tea everywhere in Japan. You can find it in vendi...

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park: Complete Guide

by Akane
The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park are one of the main sightseeing spots when visiting the city of Nagasaki. As many of you know...

Tokyo Neon Lights: 5 Best Spots to See Tokyo at Night

by Akane
Tokyo’s neon lights are something to see for those of you who don’t live in a modern asphalt jungle like Tokyo. They are on throughout the n...

Spring in Japan: 11 Things to Do and Places to See in 2020

by Akane
Like in many countries around the world, springtime in Japan signals the coming of warmer weather and is a season when flowers blossom with ...

Summer in Japan: 11 Things to Do and Places to Enjoy 2019

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Summer in Japan is a season with lots of sunshine and lots of things to do and see. And the things you can enjoy differ according to the reg...

Winter in Japan: 11 Things to Do and Places to See in 2019-2020

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Winter in Japan is full of things to do and places to see. And there are some things that you can only see in this snowy season. Skiing is, ...

Tokyo in April: Things to do in 2020

by Akane
Tokyo in April is arguably the best season to visit. Especially at the beginning of the month, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. These ...

Kyoto in March: Best Things to do in 2020

by Akane
Spring is a popular time to visit Kyoto and there are lots of things to do in March. If you’re visiting in early March, you’ll probably be a...

Ryokan Kyoto: The Best 7 in Kyoto, Japan

by Akane
Staying in a Japanese “ryokan” in Kyoto is a wonderful experience. It’s a traditional city with many temples and shrines, and buildings surv...

Things to Do in Kobe - 2020

by Akane
What are the main sightseeing spots in Kobe, Japan? Kobe is a small city between the sea and the nearby mountains. Despite it being in a rat...

Asakusa: 9 Things to do in 2020

by Akane
Asakusa is one of the must see places when visiting Tokyo. It is an older part of Tokyo where traditional temples and shops still exist. You...

9 Reasons to Visit Japan in the Winter - 2019

by Akane
Winter is a great time to visit Japan. It is cold, freezing in some places, but there are things that you can only see in this winter season...

Cool Things to Do in Tokyo: 2020 Hidden Gems

by Akane
Have you ever wanted to see something, or do something that you can’t experience anywhere else? In Tokyo, there are a vast amount of tours a...

Tokyo Itinerary: Tokyo up to 3 days - First Timers

by Akane
Trying to make a Tokyo itinerary to follow may be difficult when you don’t know exactly what’s out there. This is a dilemma many first time ...

Tokyo to Hakone: Day Trip from Tokyo

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A day trip from Tokyo to Hakone is one of the most popular itinerary options when visiting Japan. Hakone is just about 1.5 hours away and ea...

9 Best Things to Do in Harajuku

by Akane
Harajuku is a famous and very popular sightseeing spot. But do you know exactly what you want to do in Harajuku? If not, you could just spen...

Tokyo Walking Tours: 8 Great Options for a Small Group

by Akane
Going on a Tokyo walking tour in English is an excellent way to get to know the city a little more intimately. And doing this in a small gro...

Traveling to Kyoto from Osaka: One day trip

by Akane
If you’re looking for information about a one day trip to Kyoto from Osaka, you’re in the right place. Kyoto is a great place to go on a day...

Kyoto Day Trip from Tokyo: Complete Guide with Best Tour Options

by Akane
Are you planning a day trip to Kyoto from Tokyo? Some people would say a one-day trip is impossible, but actually, your two-way trip should ...

Kyoto Tours: The 9 Best and Most Popular Tours by Local Tour Guides

by Akane
Are you looking for tours or tour guides in Kyoto? There are so many places to see in Kyoto it feels both exciting and bit overwhelming. The...

Gion Kyoto: Complete Guide Before You Go

by Akane
The Gion District in Kyoto is a famous sightseeing spot. As you know, Kyoto is a city of ancient and traditional temples and shrines. Many p...

5 Best Day Trips from Tokyo: All you need to know

by Akane
Are you interested in taking day trips in Japan during your stay? Tokyo has many things to see, but it’s also a transportation hub so it’s a...

Tour Guide in Tokyo: Pros and Cons to Hiring One

by Akane
What do you think about hiring a local tour guide in Tokyo? There are probably many aspects you need consider when deciding to hire a guide ...

9 Best and Most Popular Tokyo Tours

by Akane
I will cover in this blog the 9 most and best Tokyo tours by local guides. So if you’re going to be visiting Tokyo, going on a guided tour o...

Tokyo New Toyosu Fish Market: Complete Guide Before You Visit

by Akane
Tsukiji Fish Market was one of the largest fish markets in the world and the largest one by far in Japan. It was also a famous sightseeing s...

Cherry Blossom 2020 Season in Japan: 5 Best Spots in Tokyo

by Akane
Springtime in Japan is the season for cherry blossoms. And with the blooming of cherry blossoms comes festivals and events that you must see...

15 Best Things to Do in Tokyo

by Akane
Wondering what to do in Tokyo? Or looking for things to see in Tokyo? That’s a hard one to figure out because there are so many things to se...
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