Category Archives: Japan

Traveling in Japan during the summer? Then consider yourself lucky! Dress yourself in a yukata, grab some festive food and enjoy Japan’s summer festivals.

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Looking for a one-stop weekend guide to all things Tokyo? Then your search is over! Check out Tokyo’s lesser-known corners and must-see haunts here.

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Whether it’s toilets, trains or the sheer cost of the place, Japan is full of surprises for first-time visitors. To avoid some shocking dilemmas, read here!

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On this history tour, take a trip back in time to learn where Tokyo has been (Godzilla and all) and where the world-famous capital of Japan aims to go.

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What makes Japan’s purkikura photos booths so different from other photo booths? Find out more on the Japanese craze, purkikura!

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Understanding the cultural differences between American friendliness versus Japanese politeness is a great asset for exchange students heading to Japan!

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Check out our guide on the places you must go to in Ikebukuro to get the most out of this shopping and anime paradise – all within Toyko’s own backyard!

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Tokyo is full of neighborhoods, each with their own distinct personalities. Discover the best neighborhoods to visit in Tokyo during your summer vacation!

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The issue of groping is shockingly widespread in Japan. Here, Sam talks about the social and cultural factors that stop women from speaking out.

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If you ever need proof of Japan’s culture of cute, then look no further than their maid cafe infatuation! Complete with kawaii showmanship and maid servers!

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From crime novels to sci-fi adventures, we reveal five must-read Japanese books that all book lovers should read during their lifetime.

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Being a vegetarian in the meat-loving Japan is difficult. Here’s our survival guide for vegetarian dining in Japan, featuring all the best veggie meals!

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