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…

Festival of Color: The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri
Heritage

Festival of Color: The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri

The Nebuta Matsuri is a breathtaking and unique festival celebrated in the northern prefecture of Aomori. Held once a year, it features gorgeous, vivid floats…

Unagi: Summertime Stamina Treat
Gourmet

Unagi: Summertime Stamina Treat

Japan is known throughout the world for their use of cutting edge technology to make everyday life easier. In fact, there are hundreds of products…

5 Favorite Obon Festivals
Heritage

5 Favorite Obon Festivals

The Japanese Buddhist celebration, Obon, is devoted to honoring the spirits of the dead. Obon usually takes place between July-August. It is a time that…

Boutique Shopping and More in Tokyo’s Jiyugaoka
Luxury

Boutique Shopping and More in Tokyo’s Jiyugaoka

It’s hard to believe that Jiyugaoka is only ten minutes by train from Shibuya. Walking the calm and sophisticated streets of this leafy residential area,…