Takayama Itinerary: Travel Back in Time to Old Japan

Takayama Itinerary: Travel Back in Time to Old Japan

Takayama Itinerary: Travel Back in Time to Old Japan Touring Takayama feels like you’ve stepped back to a time when Japan was ruled by shoguns and samurai. It’s a small town located in central Japan in the Japan Alps about five hours by train from Tokyo. The town is...
13 Surefire Tips for Planning Your First Trip to Japan

13 Surefire Tips for Planning Your First Trip to Japan

13 Surefire Tips for Planning Your First Trip to Japan Preparing for a trip to Japan can be more overwhelming than preparing for a trip anywhere else in the world. You’ve got to book a plane ticket that is often more expensive than flying to most other places in the...
Japan Itinerary: The Perfect 3 Weeks in Japan

Japan Itinerary: The Perfect 3 Weeks in Japan

Japan Itinerary: The Perfect 3 Weeks in Japan I think you’ll agree with me when I say: It’s REALLY hard coming up with a Japan itinerary that fits everything you want to see into two or three weeks. There are just too many amazing places to see in Japan. However,...
30 COOLEST Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go!

30 COOLEST Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go!

30 Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go! In this post, I’m going to share with you my honest and unbiased review of 30 of my favorite and not-so-favorite novels about Japan and Japanese culture.  Hopefully, this list will help you decide which books to read, borrow, or...
A Ranking of the BEST Books by Murakami

A Ranking of the BEST Books by Murakami

This post is for those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of reading a Murakami book yet and can’t decide on which book to read first. It’s also for those of you who’ve already read one or two or three books by Murakami and can’t decide on which one to...

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