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Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
is full of festivals, activities and events in during the month of May.
If you plan on venturing to Japan, here are some traditional events
that you won’t want to miss! Editor’s Note: ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Less than an hour from Kyoto and Osaka lies Japan ’s first permanent capital Nara. Home to the country’s oldest and largest temples, Nara is bursting with ancient monasteries, Zen gardens and ...
Written by Lydia, December 2012
Unlike the rest of Asia, where the lunar New Year is the most important holiday, in Japan
New Year’s Day on the Gregorian calendar reigns supreme. While the
Japanese celebrate the New Year on ...
Osaka Castle was beautiful during the cherry blossom season of March-end April. Our hotel, the Sheraton Myako was only a short taxi ride from the hotel.When you arrive you will see how large this ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
Sapporo, in Japan’s northern Hokkaido prefecture is one of the country’s leading tourist destinations. One of Japan’s youngest cities, upon arrival you may notice that Sapporo’s grid system and ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2011
Bony, squidgy, slimy and poisonous; anything goes in the weird and wonderful world of Japanese cuisine! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Japan Things To Do blog . Visit the ...
Written by Lydia, July 2012
August is festival season in Japan
with more events held than any other summer month. If you’re planning a
trip to Japan during the late summer, here are a few of the traditional
annual events ...
Written by Lydia, September 2012
While the majority of Japanese festivals fall within the summer months, festival season never really ends in Japan . Here are a few of those events that you can look forward to in September. ...
Written by Kyoto Expert: Satoko, Japan, May 2012
May is one of the perfect seasons to enjoy Kyoto !
Why don’t you enjoy really fresh air in the cozy, late Spring weather
strolling through the comfortable paths surrounded by beautiful green ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
A traditional tea ceremony is a relaxing, meditative and uniquely Japanese experience. If you are thinking of attending a tea ceremony in Tokyo , it is helpful to understand some of the history ...
With a shuttle bus too and from the Osaka airport, a central city location and just mins from the main train station did i mention english speaking staff...The Sheraton Meyako Hotel is great. What ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2012
has a reputation as being an expensive city but the reality is you can
have a really great time and see the majority of the city’s major
attractions without spending too much. Let us show ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
If you are in Tokyo in January you may be wondering about the proliferation of rather funny looking eyeless dolls. Known as the Daruma doll, these dolls are believed to bring good luck and are ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
Housed in a rather unappealing post-modern concrete structure said to resemble a rice granary, the Edo-Tokyo Museum offers a trip back in time to the start of the Edo period right through to the ...
Written by Viator, August 2011
1. Kamakura Tour Explore the countryside, temples and shrines outside Tokyo on a full-day walking tour through Kamakura. This fully guided excursion takes you to Kamakura’s famous Great Buddha ...
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