Tama Area Full Guide for 2019-9 Best Experiences in Western Tokyo

This is a great guest post from Henry of Voyagin. Voyagin specializes in unique local experiences, and Japan is their specialty. They help you book attraction tickets, find the best things to do, and even help you reserve a spot at popular Michelin restaurants in Japan. Their hero customer service support is what sets them […]

Lake Motosu Camping with Side Trips to Aokigahara Forest & Panorama Dai

Of five lakes surrounding Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi (Kawaguchiko) and Lake Sai (Saiko) were the only places we had been to before we decided to go on this camping experience at Lake Motosu. Did we think, well, we love these lakes, so we should experience them all, right? So, we packed up and left for […]

When You Arrive Late in Kyoto’s Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

There are many awesome sightseeing opportunities in Kyoto and one of those is the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. We decided to add this to our itinerary after seeing the beautiful pictures, but, as we quickly found out, expectations do not always match reality — if you will not arrive there VERY early. We were supposed to […]

Kimono Rental Experience in Kyoto with Saganokan Shijo Shop

Disclaimer: This Kimono experience in Kyoto was provided as a free sample by JAPANiCAN. No part of this blog post/review is influenced. All opinions are honest and our own. If you have visited Japan or are currently living in Japan, you might notice that there are a number of ladies in a kimono or yukata […]

Izakaya Cooking Class in Kyoto? Our Review of Cooking Sun

Disclaimer: This Cooking class experience in Kyoto was provided as a free sample by JAPANiCAN. No part of this blog post/review is influenced. All opinions are honest and our own. Looking for things to add to our itinerary during our trip to Kyoto, we were looking for things a little outside the ordinary ‘go here,’ […]

Universal Studios Japan 2019 Full Guide-Tops Tips & FAQs

Universal Studios Japan (USJ) ranked 5th[1] among the top 25 amusement parks across the globe. So, it’s clear that this park is crowded year-round. This can get especially crazy during Japan’s peak season. So, the question is: How do you get the most out of your USJ park visit?  Aside from going on the […]