New Unlimited Ride Tokyo Subway Ticket

New Unlimited Ride Tokyo Subway Ticket

Rejoice, tourists to Tokyo! There is a new Tokyo Subway Ticket available to domestic and international visitors costing only 800 yen (approximately $8) that allows…

Japan Connected – Easy Wi-Fi!

Japan Connected – Easy Wi-Fi!

There’s a new app that can be downloaded free and lets you connect (free) to Wi-Fi networks at approximately 16,000 access points throughout Japan, including…

Traveling by Express Bus

Traveling by Express Bus

If you’re looking for more economical ways to travel domestically within Japan, several companies offer great values with their long distance express buses that run…

New Year’s in Japan

New Year’s in Japan

Traveling to Japan during New Year’s is a great chance to capture a rare glimpse into the modernization of traditional Japanese culture. It is a…

Hiyashi Chuka: Ramen’s Summertime Sibling

Hiyashi Chuka: Ramen’s Summertime Sibling

Hiyashi Chuka, a dish of cold ramen noodles with a chilled tare sauce and vibrant toppings, is one of the best parts of summer in Japan. Characterized by…

Kaiten Sushi (Kaitenzushi)

Kaiten Sushi (Kaitenzushi)

Kaiten sushi, or kaitenzushi, as it is pronounced in Japanese, is sushi that may be considered fast-food sushi, as opposed to sushi served at a…