9 things to do in Hokkaido, Japan

Hokkaido is one of the most popular tourist destinations amongst local Japanese. An island prefecture located in Northern Japan, Hokkaido is famous for skiing and…

The Ultimate 4 day Kyoto Itinerary

If you’re planning your first trip to Kyoto, Japan, I’ve put together a 4 day Kyoto Itinerary, just for you! If you think of Tokyo as…

9 magical photos that will make you fall in love with Japan

I’m not going to lie. I’m completely and utterly in LOVE with Japan. Since arriving back home, I usually spend my spare time looking at photos…

How to avoid the crowds when visiting Kyoto

Other than Tokyo, Kyoto is the most popular city for tourists visiting Japan. Every time I’ve visited Kyoto – whether it be during fall, in…

Packing for Japan: an all seasons packing list

Planning a trip to Japan? Not sure where to even begin when it comes to packing for Japan? I learned the hard way that carrying…

8 Travel bloggers share their favorite places in Japan

Can you believe that the land size of Japan is approximately equivalent to that of California?! For a country of its size, there are so…

Kamikochi: hiking in the Japanese Alps

If you’re looking for weekend trips from either Tokyo or Kyoto, then look no further than Kamikochi. This beautiful area in central Japan is part…

6 things to do in naoshima, Japan’s art island

Naoshima Island, also known as Japan’s Art Island is famed for its art museums and outdoor sculptures. Most famous is the “giant pumpkin” by artist…

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