Culture/History

Do Japanese people speak poor English?

Is it difficult to survive in English while traveling in Japan? It really depends on where you go in Japan, but in general, you may encounter difficulties to some extent if you only speak English while traveling in Japan. Especially, if you are outside of central parts of Tokyo you may want to do some […]

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Tokyo Disneyland

In Japan, Disneyland is not just for kids but also for adults. If you go to Tokyo Disneyland, you will see a lot of adults who are having fun in a real dream world. Maybe, people in Tokyo are generally tired of a super busy city life and want to find themselves in the happiest […]

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How to find a place to stay in Tokyo?

If you are traveling in Tokyo as a tourist, you may wonder where you should stay during your trip. The most famous areas to stay in Tokyo is Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza, and around Tokyo station. Or Ikebukuro may be your option. To be honest, these areas are convenient but too crowded at times. If you […]

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Yamaguchi – Senzaki and Omi Island

After an hour and a half drive to the north from Yamaguchi city, you will reach Senzaki city and Omi Island, a small island near Hagi in the Sea of Japan. You can take a cruise to go round the Omi island which takes about 30 minutes. The beautiful blue and clear ocean can tell […]

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Yamaguchi – Motonosumi Inari Shrine

Motonosumi Inari Shrine has become such a famous tourists’ spot recently in Yamaguchi prefecture. The shrine was built by a local resident of Nagato, Yamaguchi prefecture called Hitoshi Okamura in 1955. It is said that he received a divine message from the fox spirit to build a shrine on the picturesque cliffs. Whether or not […]

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Yamaguchi – Rurikoji temple

Where is it located? Have you been to Yamaguchi prefecture? It is located in Japan’s Chugoku region, on the southwest side of Honshu Island. The prefecture is surrounded by Hibiki-nada Sea (Northwest of Kanmon Straits between Honshu and Kyushu), the Sea of Japan, and Seto Inland Sea. Because of its unique location, you can enjoy […]

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Food/Drink | Travel

How to find good restaurants in Japan?

Search online When you are traveling in Japan with constantly changing schedule, it is easier to search restaurants or cafes to have some good food or drinks on your phone. If you are in the U.S., “Yelp” may be your go-to app. In Japan, “Tabelog” is one of the most reliable sources that you can […]

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