Travel Guides & Lifestyle

  • Kamakura Day Trip

    Kamakura Day Trip

    Kamakura is the most popular day trip destination from Tokyo! It is located in the southern part of Kanagawa prefecture, just an hour away from Tokyo. If you don’t have time to visit Kyoto, Kamakura is a great place to feel the ancient part of Japan. There are many amazing spots to explore in Kamakura, […]

  • 15 BEST Day Trips from Tokyo in Spring

    15 BEST Day Trips from Tokyo in Spring

    This article introduces you to the 15 BEST day trips from Tokyo. Are you planning to visit Tokyo this spring? If so, you are at the perfect place! Tokyo is one of the most exciting cities to explore, but people tend to forget about Tokyo’s many different neighborhoods… There are actually lots of cultural and […]

  • Hitachi Seaside Park Japan: Best Flower Field in Spring

    Hitachi Seaside Park Japan: Best Flower Field in Spring

    Hitachi Seaside Park probably offers the best flower fields in Japan! Spring is a great season to visit Japan and see all the beautiful flowers. Even if you miss seeing the cherry blossoms in Japan, don’t worry! Japan has many more amazing flowers, and you will find them in Hitachi Seaside Park. Hitachi Seaside Park […]

  • 2 Days Kyoto Itinerary

    2 Days Kyoto Itinerary

    If you are traveling to Japan you have to spend at least 2 days in Kyoto. This itinerary will help you to efficiently visit the popular temples, shrines, and experience amazing traditional Japanese food in Kyoto. As I am Japanese, I’ve been to Kyoto many times. There are so many sites to see in Kyoto […]

  • Winter in Japan: Why you should visit Shirakawago

    Winter in Japan: Why you should visit Shirakawago

    If you want to experience amazing winter scenery in Japan, you need to visit Shirakawago. Shirakawago is in Japan’s mountainous Gifu Prefecture. Gifu is located in the center of Japan, and it has many popular tourist attractions, bringing visitors from all over the world. Gifu is famous for its hot spring, historical streets, and UNESCO World […]

  • New Year’s Day in Japan

    New Year’s Day in Japan

    Western people tend to spend the New Year’s Day going out with friends, but Japan is definitely more relaxing and traditional. In Japan, starting off the New Year is much more about spending time with family than it is about partying. Celebrating new year is a time of a year when people go back to […]

  • Cool things to do in Tokyo

    Cool things to do in Tokyo

    Here is the list of cool things to do in Tokyo! As I grew up in Japan I visited Tokyo many times, but I fall in love with it more and more each time I visit. If you want to know more about Tokyo attractions, check out my travel guide here (introducing non touristy things […]

  • 7 Things to Do in Tokyo at Night

    7 Things to Do in Tokyo at Night

    By the time sun goes down, maybe you are tired from the hustle and bustle…but trust me, there are MANY things to do in Tokyo at night!  The places I picked are for eating, drinking, shopping, or simply just taking in the night views.  Whether you are jet-lagged or simply can’t sleep from excitement, I […]

  • Andaz Hotel Tokyo: Best Place to Stay in Tokyo

    Andaz Hotel Tokyo: Best Place to Stay in Tokyo

    This article is the hotel review for Andaz Hotel Tokyo. During my most recent trip to Tokyo, I stayed at Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills, and I would say that is the best place to stay in Tokyo! Growing up in Japan, I visited Tokyo multiple times and stayed at a variety of hotels, but I […]

  • Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo

    Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo

    Tokyo is always my favorite place to go shopping, and Ginza is no exception.  Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo is conveniently located in the center of Ginza, which allowed us to walk anywhere from countless department stores and restaurants to the famed Tsukiji Market. It’s a very classic, modern, and super trendy hotel from the moment […]