Jan
16
2018

When is Peak Travel Season in Japan?

People often ask me about the ideal time to travel to Japan. While there are many things you should consider, one of them is certainly the peak travel seasons in Japan. High travel season means that prices for flights and accommodation will skyrocket and everything is booked out far in advance. However, some of these […]

Peak Travel Season in Japan
Jan
9
2018

Unlimited Japanese SIM Card by Mobal

If you visit Japan, it’s so much easier if you have mobile internet access. You can check timetables of public transportation, use Google Maps or simply post your Japan adventures on social media. Thanks to the tourist boom in recent years, there’s now a huge variety of options one can choose from. First, you need […]

mobal-japanese-sim-card
Jan
4
2018

A Short Trip from Tokyo to Miyazaki

Let’s face it. Most people who visit Japan, definitely come to Tokyo. Some stay in Tokyo the entire time. Sure, Tokyo is nice – and I’ll show you some popular spots in this article. But if you stay solely in Tokyo and then think you’ve experienced Japan, you’re wrong! It doesn’t matter if you decide […]

Dec
18
2017

5 Unique Features of Japanese New Year Cards (Nengajo)

Sending cards to family and friends towards the end of the year is something very common. In Japan as well, there’s the custom of sending Japanese New Year Cards, better known as “nengajo” (年賀状). Now, if you think that Japanese New Year Cards are similar to Christmas Cards, you’re WRONG! There are a few features […]

Oct
14
2017

[My Japanese Life – Ep 04]: Claudia from Germany

It’s time again for the “My Japanese Life” series! Today we have a fellow German expat who’s married to a Japanese citizen. You might already know her as she also took part in the interviews for “All You Ever Wanted to Know About Dating Japanese Men“. Today’s “My Japanese Life”: Name: Claudia Nationality: German (♀) […]

Jun
4
2017

50 Day Trips from Kyoto You Just Have To Know About

People always ask me about good day trips from Kyoto or Osaka. Especially if you have allotted quite a bit of time for the Kyoto region and fear to get bored, it’s good to know what else you could do. And if it’s your second or third trip to the region, then you might want […]

May
22
2017

Hikone Castle – An Original Castle Keep You Shouldn’t Miss!

If you’re a fan of original castle keeps and want to do a nice day trip from Kyoto, then you should consider stopping by Hikone Castle. While it’s a small castle keep, it’s really beautiful and gives you a good impression of a feudal Japanese castle. Visited: January 6th 2010 Hikone Castle (彦根城) is located […]

May
17
2017

Azuchi Castle Ruins: Revolutionizing Japanese Castle Design

Azuchi Castle used to be a luxurious castle changing the Japanese castle architecture forever. Unfortunately it only existed for a very short time. It burned down and now you can only visit the Azuchi Castle ruins. The ruins are quite impressive and give you a good idea about how vast the castle must have been. […]

Azuchi Castle Ruins
May
12
2017

4 Common Problems when Dating Japanese Men

Hi, I’m Nobita, a native Japanese working as a Japanese teacher in Japan. My YouTube channel, “Find Your Love in Japan” is mainly about dating in Japan. I’m making YouTube videos because I noticed a lot of foreigners are very skeptical when it comes to dating in Japan. It makes me sad that some think […]

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