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Visit Kyoto via the Traditional Kyotrain

Starting from next spring, you will be able to visit Kyoto via the traditional Kyotrain from Osaka. Many people see Osaka as the heart of Kansai, as it is easy to access the rest...

9 Reasons Why Japanese People Wear Masks

Why Japanese People Wear Masks I was asked 'why Japanese people wear masks' by one of my friends recently, and suddenly I had a flashback. Since I had worked for a company in Tokyo for...

Studio Ghibli Plans Theme Park for Nagoya

Tokyo has Disney and Fuji-Q, Osaka has USJ and Kyoto is a cultural paradise, that leaves Nagoya with errr ... Lego Land, which apparently is still struggling to increase its attendance rates! So what...

Hello Kitty says ‘Hello’ to Japan’s Shinkansen

Cartoon or anime inspired trains have long been a common sight across Japan's entire network, but as the Evangelion 500 series themed Shinkansen is soon to retire, get ready to say 'Hello' (or ハロー/Harro...

3:11 Tohoku, Japan – The Great East Japan Earthquake

2.46pm on March 11 or 3/11 is marked in the nation's calendar every year as the day that literally shook all of Modern Japan. Born from an Earthquake measuring at massive 9.1 in magnitude,...

The Great Hanshin Disaster – Kobe, Japan

The Great Hanshin Earthquake or Kobe Earthquake occurred on January 17, 1995, at 5.46am in the morning. It came in at a powerful 6.9 and caused widespread destruction, especially in the closest city of...

10 Most Dangerous Predators in Japan

Here we have listed some of the most dangerous predators in Japan, that you could encounter. It's highly unlikely, that as a traveller you won't if you live here and especially in the wild,...

Winter in Sapporo – 8 Things You Must Do!

Sapporo is the 5th largest city in Japan and the largest in Hokkaido. Winter in Sapporo is famous for its large snow festival, which is an annual event. Furthermore, its beer museum, food, surrounding...

MariCar – the Street Cart Experience!

MariCar is something of a phenomenon in Tokyo, as more and more people dressed in their favourite characters or heroes take to the streets and zoom through Shibuya's famous intersection, in front of crowds...

The Rumors are True!

That's right the rumors ar true, and if you have ever roamed the streets of Tokyo late at night, and then stumbled into a local drinking establishment, you are bound to find a Japanese...

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