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Kyushu: The Japan less travelled

We invited photographer and experience chaser, Pat Kay, to adventure to the pristine prefectures of Kyushu to document a side of Japan rarely seen.  …...
October 26, 2018 | Travellers Blog

50 Awesome Things to Do in Tokyo

In this wild, wacky world of ours, Tokyo is surely the wackiest place of them all. I had my first taste of this delicious city…...
September 10, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

12 Things to Do in Tokyo with Kids

Japan is a safe and family-friendly travel destination. There’s no shortage of activities and attractions to keep kids of all ages entertained. Here are 12…...
August 17, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

Tokyo DisneySea with Kids: What to See, Eat and Do

There’s no escaping the fact that Tokyo boasts not one, but two Disney themeparks: Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. Leaving it off your itinerary if…...
July 26, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

Top 10 Unique Flavours to Explore in Japan

1. Miso What is it? Miso is a thick, textured paste made by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (a fermentation culture) as well as…...
July 18, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

Favourite Things to do for Families in Tokyo

A holiday to Tokyo is a fabulous choice for families – this friendly, buzzing city is perfect for adults and kids and will have you…...
June 25, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

Top 10 Regional Japan Experiences

A short trip from any major city, in any direction, is a Japan often overlooked. With plenty to see, do and eat, regional Japan is…...
June 22, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

Discovering Karuizawa

Karuizawa is a mountain resort town in Nagano Prefecture. From Tokyo, it’s a 65 min one-way trip by Hakutaka Shinkansen or 75 mins if you take…...
June 20, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

Road to Shiretoko Peninsula

Read part 1: Journey to Eastern Hokkaido here. We drove towards Shiretoko Peninsula – considered to be Japan’s last unexplored region. The name ‘Shiretoko’ comes…...
June 8, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

Journey to Eastern Hokkaido

I was lucky enough to visit Hokkaido’s doto region – Eastern Hokkaido on a recent trip to Japan. Places to see Notsuke Peninsula Notsuke is a curved…...
May 29, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

3 Days in Yakushima

This October, I was lucky enough to spend 3 days on Yakushima, a small, circular island 135km south of Kagoshima city. Before going, I’d heard…...
May 17, 2018 | Latest News | Travellers Blog