Most people who drink can name at least one Japanese beer these days. Products by major breweries such as Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo and Suntory are now available around the world. But ...

You're probably familiar with the pocket WiFi options for staying connected online when travelling in Japan. However, there's another option which could be a better solution. It's called Mobal WiFi ...

Surrounded by forests, Hiroshima city has become world-famous as the ‘city-of-peace’. A brand that attracts millions of visitors each year to bear witness to what happened on August 6th, 1945, ...

For many a Japan traveller Kyoto is a dream destination. But could a Kyoto cycling tour be the perfect way to make seeing this former capital's magnificent sights even better ...

An effective approach to trip planning has become indispensable for many travellers when researching their next trip. To consistently experience exceptional travels in Japan, it helps to have a list ...

In this regularly updated Ultimate Guide I'll show you everything you need to plan the best ever visit to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka. I share my experience and know-how, ...

Looking for some ideas for things to do in Himeji? If I say 'Himeji' what do you think of? If you've heard of Himeji then there's a pretty good chance ...

Less than 45 minutes by train from the buzzing centre of Osaka is the restful haven of Nanten-en ryokan in Amami. With its culturally significant architecture and enveloped in a ...

One of the major considerations with travelling in Japan is tackling the inscrutable Japanese language. A seemingly incomprehensible, often kaleidoscopic, barrage of cryptic symbols awaits the foreign traveller who doesn't speak ...

With the world gradually opening up after the pandemic, there are opportunities to restart your life abroad once more. Of course, with so many countries across the globe to choose ...

You don't have to be an anime fan to have heard of Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli. Even if the name doesn't ring a bell then one of their films probably ...

Ajinoya restaurant in Osaka is a must-try spot for anyone interested in okonomiyaki. The award-winning restaurant specialises in okonomiyaki and yakisoba dishes. Staff prepare, mix and then cook the food on ...