Why visit Saga? Just a 13-minute train ride away from Fukuoka, this small prefecture on the beautiful island of Kyushu is rich in nature and nestled between both sea and mountains. It offers a wide range of experiences from gourmet dining, deep cultural history, plenty of natural landscapes, globally famous potteries, hot springs and colorful … Continue reading SAGA, JAPAN: Awesome Itinerary
When you think of Saga, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Yup, Saga Beef!!! Saga is known for one of the most high-quality beef varieties in Japan, alongside Matsusaka and Kobe beef. Imagine a cow that never experienced stress throughout its lifetime, that has a BMS of 7 and above—the only … Continue reading SAGA, Japan: What and Where to Eat in Saga
When you think of Fukuoka, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Yup, Ramen!!! Fukuoka is home to one of the best ramens you can ever taste in Japan, the birthplace of the tonkotsu (hakata) style ramen, known for its milky-white pork bone broth goodness that we are most familiar with in … Continue reading Fukuoka: Top Local Dishes to Try!
Travel Japan the inexpensive way! Fukuoka may be less known than Tokyo, Osaka Kyoto and Hokkaido, but it’s big enough for everything you would want to experience on a trip to Japan in a more budget-friendly setting. It is full of historical places and sightseeing destinations known for great local cuisine. Here, you’ll find yatai … Continue reading Fukuoka Awesome Itinerary! (Fukuoka, Nagasaki + Saga) @CebuPacificAir
Just wanted to share this experience I had, where I didn’t need to hike to experience the breathtaking sea of clouds atop mountains where I felt like I was on top of the world! There is a breathtaking spot in Hoshino Resorts Tomamu where you can see unkai (sea of clouds) just by taking a … Continue reading Hokkaido’s Unkai Terrace: Sea of Clouds and Staycation at Hoshino Resorts Tomamu!
At long last, travelers will have more affordable options to fly directly from Manila to Osaka on Air Asia’s new route! AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline for 11 years running, launched its daily flights from Manila to Osaka. The gateway to many of Japan’s largest cities, namely Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe, the Kansai Region is … Continue reading AirAsia Now Flies from Manila to Osaka!
Hokkaido is surely popular as a winter destination, but you might just change your mind after seeing this autumn itinerary we’ve prepared… Traveling around Hokkaido is one of the best things you can do in Japan in autumn. Due to its northern location, Hokkaido sees the autumn leaves before anywhere else in Japan. The area … Continue reading HOKKAIDO AUTUMN: Awesome Itinerary!
There is a good number of great cities in Central Japan such as Toyama, Nagano and Gifu, which are full of history, culture, nature and quiet countryside scenes. Join us as we visit the oldest castle in Japan, stay overnight at a 200-year old gassho-zukuri homestay with a local family and even try one of the … Continue reading Central Japan Itinerary: Toyama, Nagano, Gifu! (Sunny Days Roadtrip)
Let’s chase the cherry blossoms of Kansai! Kansai or Western Japan is an area that includes Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Mie. In spring, the region transforms into this beautiful destination filled with a sea of cherry blossom trees awash with all shades of pink. Besides cherry blossom viewing, our itinerary also included other attractions in … Continue reading Kansai, Japan Itinerary! Exploring Osaka, Nara and Mie using the Kintetsu Railway Pass!
Nara is my favorite place to chase Japan’s famous cherry blossoms. Here, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines are filled with this iconic image of a sea of cherry trees! Nara is also home to Mt. Yoshino where 30,000 cherry blossom trees of different varieties are planted alongside the slope of the mountain, earning its title … Continue reading Visit The Best Cherry Blossom Spot in Japan! (Mt. Yoshino & Nara Park Itinerary)