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…

How to travel in Japan as an English speaker

I always get asked about how hard it is to travel in Japan as an English speaker. Without fail, I constantly hear “but how do…

Shirakawa-go: Central Japan’s forgotten magical village

Japan has no shortage of things to do, things to see. As any visitor to this country can attest to, even just visiting the major…

Goshuin: The coolest Japanese souvenir

When visiting Japan, it’s hard not to stock up on awesome souvenirs for friends and family back home. We’re talking patterned chopsticks, hello kitty themed…

10 budget tips for visiting Tokyo, Japan

So many travelers think you need to spend a lot of money to visit Tokyo. This sprawling metropolis has a reputation as an expensive city!…

Konnichiwa from Tokyo, Japan!

I landed in Tokyo last week, and am super excited to share my upcoming Japan adventures with you! I’ll be here for 3 months – the…

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