Welcome to ‘Only in Japan’
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Welcome to ‘Only in Japan’

There is so much to experience in Japan that is, well, uniquely Japanese. Whether it’s youth fashion on the back streets of Tokyo, a spiritual…

Treat Yourself to a Hakone Weekend Getaway
Luxury

Treat Yourself to a Hakone Weekend Getaway

Hakone is a gorgeous mountainous area in the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan. Officially classified as a Geopark by UNESCO, Hakone is famous throughout Japan for…

Taste Japan’s Food Culture
Gourmet

Taste Japan’s Food Culture

Whenever in Japan, I find myself obsessed with the cuisine; planning my days, meetings and evenings around finding the very best and eclectic food Japan…

Tenjin Matsuri: Festival of the Gods
Heritage

Tenjin Matsuri: Festival of the Gods

Tenjin Matsuri, literally translated to the Festival of the Gods, is ranked as one of the “Top Three” festivals in Japan, along with Gion Matsuri…

Wi-Fi in Japan
Travel Tips

Wi-Fi in Japan

It’s become easier than ever for foreign tourists in Japan to connect to wireless LAN, making it more convenient to get and send info, photos,…

Climbing Mount Fuji 101
Outdoor

Climbing Mount Fuji 101

Mount Fuji, the iconic 3776 meter active volcano a stone’s throw from Tokyo, is arguably the most celebrated landmark in Japan. With over 300,000 people…