Japanese knives are known as the world's finest. From kitchen and chef knives, to specialist fish and paring knives, the quality of ...

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If you're an occasional hiker or even a more experienced trekker, then this guide book to hiking and trekking the Japan Alps ...

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Is It Rude To Wear Kimono?“So, do you think it is rude for foreigners to wear Kimono?”I had said no without any ...

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I'm often asked... What are the best things to do in Japan? But 'best' can be subjective. What I like and what ...

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Kansai is known as a region of contrasts.It is central to Japan’s spiritual and cultural development and is where modern Japanese civilisation ...

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In this updated Ultimate Guide you have everything you need to plan the best ever visit to Universal Studios Japan. I share ...

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As much as we'd all love to be exploring the sights, hidden gems and back streets of Japan right now, unfortunately the ...

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Even if you only have a passing interest, visiting a sumo tournament is a great way to spend an afternoon/evening. This iconic ...

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If there is something you can be certain about, it's that Japan has got an ample gambling culture. This despite the country ...

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How much does a day in Tokyo cost? It's a question that often comes up. In a recent post we looked at ...

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A samurai sword experience. How you can practice basic sword moves, use a genuine, 400-year-old samurai sword to slice through tatami and ...

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"If I were trapped in one city and had to eat one nation's cuisine for the rest of my life, I would ...

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