Category Archives: Japan

Japan Hotel & Home Rental Guide Guide

We’ve created this list of our favorite places to stay in Japan, organized by city. Here is your Accommodation Guide to Japan. I’ve selected some of my favorite hotels and home rentals for you for each destination you’ll be visiting. Be sure to enter your own dates and the number of people to see the […]

How to Visit a Shrine or Temple in Japan – Japanese Shrine and Temple Etiquette

Two girls bowing at a shrine in Japan

What is the Difference Between a Japanese Shrine and a Japanese Temple? There are two easy ways to tell a shrine and temple apart. First, shrines have a simple gate, called a torii, that separates the human world and the sacred ground, while the gates of a temple, or sanmon, look more like a large house rather […]

Top Japan Travel Tips – 20 Things to Know Before Going to Japan

If you’re visiting Japan for the first time, there are a few tips you’ll want to keep in mind before you go. Japan’s culture can be very different from western culture, so it’s good to know a few basic rules of etiquette so you don’t offend anyone. Here’s what to know before going to Japan. […]

What to Eat in Japan 25 Foods You MUST Try in Japan

Japan Itinerary Kyoto

Japan is full of culture, fun, and flavor! Blending many influences from the east and west along with ancient traditions, Japanese food is some of the tastiest in the world. This list will walk you through the best Japanese food in the country!  What to Eat in Japan | 25 Foods You MUST Try in […]