Sea and Snow: Outdoor Fun with Tokyo Snow Club

Despite its very wintery sounding name, Tokyo Snow Club (TSC) is an outdoor event-oriented group that offers a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the...

By Bonnie Waycott
August 11, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Share in the Music at Shibuya’s Zunchaka Music Jam Festival

This Sunday, Shibuya will be filled with music, fun and good vibes for the first Shibuya Zunchaka music festival, and you are invited to be...

By Kirsty Kawano
August 5, 2015 | Lifestyle

Cool Down at Toshimaen Amusement Park

Everybody knows how hot the Japanese summer can be, but the upside to this is that there are some very fun ways to cool down....

By Camille Perry
July 29, 2015 | Families, Lifestyle

See Hawaii with Your Taste Buds

You'd be forgiven for thinking that eating out in Honolulu was all ranch dressing and fries on the side. Most major food chains are represented...

By Cheryl White
July 23, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Easy Tips for Wearing a Yukata

Japan's summer festival season has just started and it's time to pull out your yukata again! In Tokyo, fireworks festivals are happening almost every weekend...

By Jody Pang
July 22, 2015 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Scuba Diving Excursions with Discovery Divers Tokyo

With summer in full swing, now is a great time to head to the beach or even better, into the water. Japan is surrounded by...

By Bonnie Waycott
July 21, 2015 | Lifestyle

Do Fukuoka Like a Local

Fukuoka is rapidly emerging as one of the most exciting holiday destinations of 2015: a buzzing art scene, a full nightscape of Michelin stars, world-renowned...

By Jessamine McHugh
July 16, 2015 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Yakushima: Where the Forest Meets the Sea

The circular island of Yakushima lies off the coast of Kagoshima prefecture in southern Japan. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, its spectacular green forests and...

By Bonnie Waycott
July 9, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Day Trip Around the World at Tobu World Square

In the mountains of Tochigi prefecture there is a extraordinary treasure. Surrounded by lush greenery is a miniature world theme park where 100 of the...

By Camille Perry
July 2, 2015 | Lifestyle, Out & About

The Weird and Wonderful World of Japanese Street Food

Summer is around the corner. I can feel it on my skin. The hot, heavy air; the gentle sizzle you feel on your shoulders when...

By Ai Faithy Perez
June 24, 2015 | Lifestyle

Explore the Unexplored in Tottori Prefecture

If you want to see what off-the-beaten-track Japan really looks like, then head to Japan’s least populated prefecture, Tottori. It’s located in the western part...

By Suzanne Bhagan
June 18, 2015 | Lifestyle, Out & About