What is Christmas like in Japan? A whole lot different to Western Christmas, that’s for sure. Would you buy your Christmas meal from KFC? … More Ho Ho Holidays In Japan
Winter in Japan can be drab. The cities are dark with no snow and you feel winter blues creeping in. But there is light amidst the darkest hour! Hiroshima Dreamination is a must for anyone in the city this winter. … More Hiroshima’s Winter Highlight, Dreamination
An off-the-beaten-track vibe in the heart of Yokohama. … More Iseyama Kotai Shrine: Yokohama’s (Slightly) Hidden Gem
Perhaps not so much a secret as a well-hidden and widely unknown Yoshimizu-en is a private garden tucked away in the countryside of Hiroshima prefecture. … More A Secret Garden, Yoshimizu-en
Autumn in Japan is approaching fast and many people are looking forward to the stunning colors that take over Japan.
Buttsu-ji Temple offers a gorgeous display of different hues of red, yellow and orange. … More Autumn Colors In Buttsu-ji Temple
Being an ethical eater in any country seems like a mission and it seems even more complicated in Japan. If you are visiting Himeji you should take advantage of the opportunity to visit this wonderful restaurant that caters to both our carnivorous friends as non-animal product eaters. … More A Vegan Friendly Gem In Himeji
You think the humble rice cooker is only good for cooking rice? Ha, let me reveal a beautiful, delicious world of cooking with the rice cooker… I promise this will be a treat! … More The Magical Rice Cooker (Which Cooks Infinitely More Than Just Rice)
I wrote an article for Matcha, a Japanese online travel magazine about Japanese innovations that help us battle the scorching weather this summer.
Check out these easy ways to keep you cool during the heart of summer. … More It’s HOT! Keep Cool With These Inventions
Why is Japan often considered one of the least religious countries in the world? … More Japan vs Religion. Money?
The most magical, and famous, season in Japan is here: cherry blossoms.
Sakura, cherry blossoms, are something both the Japanese and tourists await impatiently. Why is it so incredible then? Here is what I think… … More “See Cherry Blossoms And Die”