icebreaker ship in hokkaido The Real Japan Rob Dyer

How To Cruise An Icebreaker Ship In Hokkaido

​ Even by Japan’s already impressively high standards, Hokkaido is beautiful. Taking a cruise on an icebreaker ship in Hokkaido is an unforgettable way to explore this wilderness.  Quick Navigation Japan’s second-largest…

Zao Fox Village The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Beautiful Foxes at Zao Fox Village

​Less than one hour drive from Sendai, Zao Fox Village is Japan’s fox-themed animal park. Sendai is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, in the northern Tohoku region, on Honshu -…

Sunshine Cafe, Osaka The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Sunshine Cafe, Osaka

An excellent selection of global coffees is the main draw at Sunshine Cafe, Osaka. Beans are sourced from local collectives around the world, ranging from Brazil, Ethiopia and including lesser-known…