Travel Guides & Lifestyle

  • 7 Best Places to Eat in Tokyo

    7 Best Places to Eat in Tokyo

    Tokyo, the world’s most populous metropolis, is also known as the world’s most exciting dining destinations. There are more than 150,000 restaurants in Tokyo, and you will probably wonder where is the best places to eat in Tokyo… But don’t worry! Even if you feel lost in the massive city, I picked the best accessible […]

  • Winter Wonderland in Japan

    Winter Wonderland in Japan

    If you want to experience amazing winter scenery, you need to visit Takayama, Gifu.  Takayama is a city in Japan’s mountainous Gifu Prefecture.  It is about 5 hours away from Tokyo and 4 hours away from Osaka, but It is worth a visit!  There are two places you must go while you are around the […]

  • Kyoto Guide: Explore Gion

    Kyoto Guide: Explore Gion

    Kyoto is my absolute favorite city to explore in Japan.  There are about 800 shrines and 1,700 temples in Kyoto.  It is impossible to explore every single spot, so I pic ked the best way to fully enjoy Kyoto for you!  There are 2 things you have to do if you are planning to go […]

  • Luxury in Japan: Minami-kan

    Luxury in Japan: Minami-kan

    Minami-kan, well known for this beautiful garden is a traditional hotel located in Shimane Prefecture. This ryokan has a 130 year history, and it is an absolutely beautiful place to stay.   Rooms There are 14 different kinds of rooms, and each room maintains Japanese tradition while incorporating the essence of modernity. We were welcomed […]

  • Modern Japanese Hotel: Arcana Izu

    Modern Japanese Hotel: Arcana Izu

    Arcana Izu is a perfect place to unwind yourself – you will enjoy the comfort of Arcana with a private bath and some wonderful meals. To completely relax, the hotel does not have a lobby, public bath, and even television. You will be surrounded by the expansive view of the forests as the songs of […]

  • Traditional Japanese Hotel: Yagyu-No-Sho

    Traditional Japanese Hotel: Yagyu-No-Sho

    When you think about Japan, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto are easily on your mind to visit, but today I would like to introduce one of my favorite hotels, located in my hometown Shizuoka.  The hotel is called Yaghu-no-sho.   When we walked in, we were welcomed by their warm lights and Koi fish. Their welcome-drink was […]