Japan has always been in the forefront of Technology and Innovation, especially in the field of production, robotics, and automation. They have always pioneered various forms of creating new technology to improve and simplify the life of its people. And now Japan is leading a new form of Tourism, one that aims at attracting foreign … Continue reading A Peek inside Japan’s Culture: Industrial Sightseeing in Aichi Prefecture
I was hesitant at first to try Planetyze hostel because it was our first time to stay in a hostel with our four boys when traveling. It was one of our most memorable and fun stays we had in Tokyo because of how Planetyze redefined the hostel experience for the family. Here’s a photo essay of … Continue reading @Planetyze: Family Fun Hostel Experience in Tokyo!
The Tokyo Helicopter cruise is a fun and exciting way to see the beautiful city of Tokyo! The 15minute ride takes you 600 meters high above the skyline, where you can enjoy the cites beautiful landmarks like Mt Fuji fading away in the background, or the famed Tokyo Sky Tree that darts from the ground … Continue reading Tokyo Helicopter Night Cruise (Photo Essay)
Robot Restaurant is a modern-day cabaret show that has become one of Japans top tourist attractions. The live entertainment is a crazy combination of eastern and western pop culture, modern dance, light-shows, Japanese mecha, and live anime! The only way to truly describe Robot Restaurant is that, it is a type of modern-day Kabuki. The 90-minute … Continue reading ROBOT RESTAURANT: An Exciting Modern-Day Kabuki Experience in Tokyo!
Central Japan, the old country, has so much more to offer than the famed Shirakawago UNESCO Heritage Site, 400-year-old Matsumoto Castle, and the dazzling Snow Wall of Kurobe Alpine Route. Discover Central Japan as you’ll find beautiful fields of tulips, fun activities like food replica and soba making workshops and trying out fantastic food … Continue reading CENTRAL JAPAN: Awesome 5-Day Itinerary to Explore Central Japan! (Day 1-2)
Nagano Prefecture besides having the most accessible snow resort in Japan, it is surrounded by sought after attractions like the famed 400-year old Matsumoto Castle, Zenkoji Temple, and the cute wild snow monkeys! Fun Fact: Nagano, known as the prefecture of longevity is blessed with fresh air and clean water from the soaring 3000-meter … Continue reading CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)
Day 3 was highlighted by the famed Snow Wall of Kurobe Alpine Route, Daio Wasabi Farm one of the largest wasabi producers in Japan, and the mouthwatering michelin star quality sushi of Toyama Bay. Here’s a photo essay of our Day 3-4 Central Japan experience… Central Japan Blog Series • CENTRAL JAPAN: 5-Day Sample Itinerary! … Continue reading CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)
Shirakawa-gō (白川郷) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for the highest number of gasshō-zukuri style houses located in one area. “Gassho”, meaning “hands in prayer,” refers to the unique steep thatched roofing feature that is made to withstand heavy snowfall. Located in Gifu Prefecture in the heartland of Japan, it’s central location means … Continue reading SHIRAKAWA-GO: The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō!
(Copyright of Tonami Tulip Fair) Blooming tulips signal that spring has arrived! But in Toyama, these beautiful flowers bloom throughout the year! The Tonami Tulip Gallery is the only facility in the world where you can appreciate tulips in all four seasons. The amazing facility is home to a museum and garden where you can … Continue reading TONAMI TULIP GALLERY: The World’s Only Tulip Garden Where It Blooms All Year Round!
Delicious-looking, life-like ramen, sushi, steak, and beer. Have you ever noticed food replicas of these things on display while walking along restaurants and shops in Japan? It’s said that 60% of these replicas are made here in Gujo City. At Sample Kobe, visitors can get a first-hand experience of watching artisans make food … Continue reading MY WAX TEMPURA: Food Sample Workshop in Gujo City!