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

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It’s time to get real here.We love our kids, but going out with them can be a nightmare.Add an international flight, language ...

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Even by Japan’s already impressively high standards, Hokkaido is beautiful.Taking a cruise on an icebreaker ship in Hokkaido is an unforgettable way ...

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As much as the internet is a godsend to researching a trip to Japan, for many people, myself included, there's still nothing ...

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I recently published an article entitled: A Luxury Spa Day At Arima Onsen (that won't break the bank).Immediately after I was asked ...

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One of the major considerations with travelling in Japan is the inscrutable Japanese language.A seemingly incomprehensible, often kaleidoscopic, barrage of cryptic symbols ...

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"A live house (ライブハウス) is a Japanese live music club – a music venue featuring live music. The term is a Japanese ...

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If I were to ask you what you thought Japan's most popular sport is I'm guessing you'd probably think it was sumo ...

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