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Japan Extends Travel Restrictions As New Olympics Rules Announced

Like many countries around the world, Japan has a series of rules and restrictions in place regarding travel to ensure that cases of Covid-19 are not imported into the country. On Tuesday, it was announced that its restrictions were to be extended further, dampening any hopes of traveling to Japan in the near future. As …

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Japan Declares State Of Emergency – What Travelers Need To Know

The Japanese government has declared a state of emergency for its capital city Tokyo as the country struggles to control the spread of the virus. The declaration follows days of deliberation and will see the government request its citizens to obey a series of commands designed to reduce the possibility of the disease spreading further, …

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Japan Closes Borders To All Foreign Travelers

Known throughout the world for its neon covered backdrops, delectable cuisine and seamless mix of the East and West, Japan is one of the true must-visit locations for travel afficionados from all corners of the globe. Whilst 2020 has been a write-off for many potential travelers, with travel restrictions and quarantine orders for virtually every …

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Japan Prepares Reopening Border For Tourism

Since being closed to foreigners since March, Japan is currently in the process of preparing their international reopening plan and have publicized the countries they want to first lift restrictions for. This article has been recently updated, scroll down to see October 2020 updates Japan saw their first case in early January, much sooner than …

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Top 10 Awesome Things To Do in Kamakura

Less than an hour by train from the neon and noise of mega city Tokyo lies the awe-inspiring historic little coastal town of Kamakura. Known locally as the Kyoto of the East, Kamakura is a popular day trip from Tokyo and easily reachable using your Japan Rail pass. How to get from Tokyo to Kamakura: …

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Kanazawa, Japan – Where to Stay, EAT, and How to Get There

When you think of Japan, Tokyo usually pops up as the city most travelers should visit, but have you considered the other side of Japan – directly across from Tokyo? In western Japan you’ll find beautiful Ishikawa, a prefecture that mixes Japan’s rural culture with a little big city flair. It’s capital city, Kanazawa, is …

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47 Insider Travel Tips You Need To Know Before Going To Japan

If you’ve come looking for some Japan travel tips, you’ve made it to the right place! Japan is wacky, weird, intoxicating and uniquely unforgettable. It’s one of the last places on Earth that truly beats to the tune of its own drum. No wonder it tops the ‘favorite places I’ve ever been’ list of so …

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The Best Narita Airport Hotel (That’s Cheap Too!)

I think we can all agree, Tokyo is not known for its super affordable hotel rooms. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an incredible city, but it’s not going to come up on any Top 10 Most Budget Friendly lists anytime soon. Many people (especially with a quick stop!) will try and stay near Narita airport …

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Keio Plaza Hotel Review- Where To Stay in Tokyo

We only had 48 hours to explore Tokyo, so picking a hotel with the ultimate location became our top priority. Shinjuku and Shibuya are the best areas to stay in Tokyo, so we narrowed our search using only those locations. Once we set filters for a high guest rating, affordability, and non-shoebox rooms, only a …

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How To See Tokyo Like Anthony Bourdain

Tokyo. It’s mesmerizing. Intimidating. Disorienting. Upsetting. Poignant. And yes, beautiful. – Anthony Bourdain Similar to Anthony, Tokyo was one of those places I could return to 100 times and still have no idea what I’m doing. Ever changing, constantly shifting and always an adventure. For the mind, the palate and the soul. My husband and …

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Robot Restaurant – What You Need to Know About Tokyo’s Hottest Show

After a indescribable 90 minutes, I rose from my seat overheated, overstimulated and completely drenched in my own sweat. Was it worth it? 100% I have to admit I was most skeptical about this stop on our Tokyo itinerary. I figured Robot Restaurant would be nothing but an overhyped, half-assed, bawdy performance. I was wrong. …

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What to Do in Nagoya Japan – Travel Guide

We found another hidden gem in Japan 🇯🇵 NAGOYA!It’s actually the 4th largest city in Japan, but one that is constantly overlooked by tourists. They simply pass by it on their way to Kyoto and never stop. That’s exactly why we chose to SKIP Kyoto and go here instead!Crazy choice? Not at all! Someone warned …

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