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Tourist Spots In Japan

Pretty petals! The Japanese frozen treat that looks like a rose bud

Rosebud IceCream You might not think anything could make ice cream even more delicious, but have you traveled to Nagasaki? In this Japanese metropolis you’ll find chirin-chirin, an ice cream that has been ‘sold at tourist spots around Nagasaki City for over 50 years’. Apparently this delicious dessert is dished up by ‘little old ladies’ and costs […]


Hiroshima City (広島市)

Well-known throughout #Japan as being home to some of the country’s warmest – and most passionate – people, #Hiroshima gets kind of a bum rap in the outside world. Of course, being the first city in the history of mankind to be destroyed by an atomic bomb is quite a grim legacy. But Hiroshima is so much more than that. Quietly and consistently voted as one of the most livable cities in the country, Hiroshima is still an under-appreciated destination spot on a first-timer’s Japan bucket list!


Jigokudani - Hanging Out With Monkeys In Japan

Rarely have I been so enthralled by a tourist attraction; perhaps it was because of their mindbogglingly human features, which made it physically difficult for me to move and focus on anything besides their expressive eyes, their willowy fingers, their meaningful cries. These monkeys will forever hold a special place in my heart. #travel #Japan


Old bookshop Between newer, nondescript buildings, on a busy street in Tokyo, there's this old bookshop, selling second hand books and manga. Like a remainder of an almost lost era...


A Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony in Uji, Japan

Here's what it's like to experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in the green tea growing village of Uji, Japan - a short day trip from Kyoto. Visiting Nakamura Tokichi Honten, a 160-year-old Japanese green tea company just outside of Kyoto, Japan that offers tourists the opportunity to participate in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony and matcha tea grinding demonstration.


Highlights from 12 Days in Japan - An Itinerary

Going to Japan for the first time can be overwhelming to plan. Here is a 12-day itinerary to get you started covering Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Himeji and Osaka.