Japan

Tips and Articles in Japan

There’s no denying that 2015 NBA champion and finals MVP Andre Iguodala is one of the hardest-working players in the sport today. So how does the Golden State Warrior’s stylish swingman spend his time in the off-season? By traveling to Japan to pa...
Japan’s historic city of Kyoto just released an etiquette manual for tourists traveling to the area. The guide contains 18 do’s and don’ts for visitors in an infographic, which was posted to the Kyoto Convention and Visitors Bureau website. ...
If the words Squirtle, Charmander, Pikachu, and Bulbasaur make sense to you then pack your bags for the Peninsula Tokyo. The hotel has a Pokémon-themed adventure that is a must for fans of all sizes. Should they choose to accept their mission, ...
The KAWAII MONSTER CAFE HARAJUKU just opened on August 1, but it’s already topping many Tokyo must-see lists. The cafe is located in the hub of Tokyo’s Harajuku district and was created by artist Sebastian Masuda, who is most well known for his...
Small, exclusive ryokans dot the Japanese landscape, offering respite and tranquil arboreal settings, rooms, and meals meant to induce a calm and meditative state. These unique inns, attached to hot springs, are closely tied to Japanese culture in...
Small, exclusive ryokans dot the Japanese landscape, offering respite and tranquil arboreal settings, rooms, and meals meant to induce a calm and meditative state. These unique inns, attached to hot springs, are closely tied to Japanese culture in...
Japan is both famous for, and proud of, its passenger trains. But the arrival and expansion of low-cost air carriers is giving rail a run for its money. One stark example is the popular trip from Tokyo to Osaka. Aboard the low-cost airline Peac...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
The Digs: The Tokyo Suite, Park Hyatt Tokyo Size: 2,153 square feet Price: $10,000 a night The Skinny: On the 50th floor of the Park Hyatt Tokyo, with sweeping views of the city and Japan’s most iconic mountain, is the Tokyo Suite residen...
The Digs: The Tokyo Suite, Park Hyatt Tokyo Size: 2,153 square feet Price: $10,000 a night The Skinny: On the 50th floor of the Park Hyatt Tokyo, with sweeping views of the city and Japan’s most iconic mountain, is the Tokyo Suite residen...
Kyoto has temples, Okinawa has beaches, Ishikawa has samurai, Hakone has Mount Fuji, and Tokyo has everything. But it’s Hokkaido, Japan’s most northern island, where you’ll find serene, soaring vistas unparalleled anywhere else in this beautiful n...
Japans’ rail system—from its bullet trains to the efficiency of the Tokyo subway system—is famous for its orderliness, and for its rules. Lots of rules. But if you learn and follow them, you’ll better enjoy one of the world’s best transportation s...