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Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter in Okayama

The Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter in Okayama is an interesting cultural addition to your itinerary. Our comprehensive guide will show you the best spots to eat, play and stay as you step back in time and wander the character-filled streets. The Kurashiki Bikan Historial Quarter…

Montage of things to do in Shibuya, Japan. Kawaii monster cafe show, Takeshita Street and the serenity of Nezu Museum garden

20 fun things to do in Shibuya, Tokyo

Shibuya is a fun and diverse area of Tokyo. It’s centrally located, a great base for your travels and an essential part of the city to spend some time in. We highlight the best things to do in Shibuya together with our top picks on…

Mt Nokogiri or Nokogiriyama

A day trip to Mt Nokogiri (Nokogiriyama) from Tokyo

Nokogiriyama, also known as Mt Nokogiri is an interesting mountain to explore in Chiba prefecture. It’s a fun day trip from Tokyo with a ropeway, great views, hiking, a dose of culture, history, and Japans largest Buddha statue. We’d had Mt Nokogiri on our tentative…

Autumn in Japan - Sakai garden Osaka

Autumn in Japan – Exploring the Golden Route

Seasons are a highlight of travelling in Japan and the perfect time to experience the Golden Route from Osaka to Tokyo. Autumn in Japan brings colourful leaves known locally as Koyo, seasonal foods and many unique experiences discovering parks, gardens, temples and natural mountain regions….