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  • Discussions,  Japan

    Why Foreigners Should NOT Wear Kimonos!

    Amongst each national monument, Buddhist temple and historic avenue in modern-day Japan, men and women from across the world come to play out their little fantasies of living in the 16th century by dressing up in authentic rented kimonos. Many…

  • Itinerary,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Itinerary: Kyoto in 4 days

    For many travellers and locals alike, Kyoto is considered the pinnacle Japanese city. For centuries the ancient capital played host to Japan’s elite rulers and aristocrats that forever imprinted themselves in the nation’s history. The undeniable spirituality and powerful cultural…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Plan: Todoroki Cave

    For many people, Okinawa is the perfect holiday destination. However, warm weather and beautiful beaches aren’t the only reasons for coming to this paradise island. Okinawa sadly played host to one of the biggest and most significant battlegrounds during the…

  • Japan,  Top Lists

    Top 20 Highlights: Hiroshima

    Hiroshima is a strange symphony of serene nature, enlightening spirituality and the pinnacle example of the horrors of humanity. For many people, the city is a vital inclusion on any Japan itinerary. Hiroshima and its surrounding region is full of…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Guide: War Tour of Okinawa

    For the Japanese, Okinawa is the perfect opportunity to escape the rat race and indulge in some relaxation in a tropical haven. The appeal extends to foreigners worldwide who come for the serene nature, the abundant sea-life, the sweltering beaches…

  • Itinerary,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Itinerary: Hiroshima in 2 Days

    Hiroshima is a strange symphony of serene nature, enlightening spirituality and the pinnacle example of the horrors humanity is capable of. For many people, a tour of Japan would be incomplete without stopping over in Hiroshima. The city’s incredible historical…

  • Japan,  Top Lists

    Top 20 Highlights: Kyoto

    Though Tokyo’s chaotic madness is most people’s first association with Japan, the ancient capital of Kyoto deserves to be in the spotlight just as much, if not more. Considered by many to be the nations spiritual and cultural centre, for…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Plan: Seeing the Snow Monkeys

    There are endless reasons that set the land of the rising sun at the very top of many peoples travel bucket lists. The chaotic LSD trip of Tokyo, Kyoto’s echoes of ancient pasts, Hiroshima’s memorial of apocalyptic terror and the…