The most standard vending machines offer drinks, but don’t be surprised to come across some unusual and unique ones that highlight the Japanese charm.
The main suspects that bring those emotions out are frequent natural disasters including tsunamis that disrupt daily lives and tragically even take some away — as when the major tsunami that struck Japan in 2011.
Who doesn’t like shopping? I know I do — any chance I get to buy a new pair of shoes or a nice top, I’ll grab it. From offline, physical shopping to online, virtual ones, you know I’ve got them all covered. With technology taking over the modern world, brands all around the globe are … Read more
The highly advanced country that is Japan has hundreds, if not thousands, of fast-paced and driven industries that keep the country going. In each industry, you can imagine jobs of various levels of expertise and skillsets — some of these jobs are more than others. With such a working culture in this island nation, the … Read more
The answer is: yes, there is a Disneyland in Japan. In fact, the one in The Land of The Rising Sun is actually located right smack in the middle of the island nation — pretty close to the capital city Tokyo. It is so close that Japan’s Disney theme park is known as Tokyo Disneyland.
The Japanese are pretty festive all year round — it’s in their blood to go all out for anything — and that includes the Western spooky celebration. While it’s not quite the same as how the people in the West celebrate it, Japan commemorates this month their very own way. Even though houses wouldn’t be decorated, the streets will. Even though trick-or-treating isn’t a practice, you’ll still be able to get your ghostly snacks at any eatery you walk in.
There are four main islands, however — Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku and Kyushu — that come together to form the mainland of Japan.
We all are well aware of Mt. Fuji — Japan’s tallest mountain needs no introduction — but there are a couple of other tall mountains right after the great Fujisan that deserve the same amount of love. Mt. Fuji has gotten all the attention from the travelers day in and day out, regardless of whether or not they are mountain climbing enthusiasts or not. This leaves the other great tall mountain competitors empty of climbers and non-climbers alike — take this to your advantage, then! Why follow the beaten track when you can venture elsewhere with a more authentic experience?
People all around the world have dreamed of going to Japan — whether it is for a holiday or putting down roots here. As one who has done the former and is currently doing the latter, I can safely say that regardless of what occasion you’re in Japan for, this country will far exceed your … Read more
The word “sakura” is the Japanese name for a specific type of flower that grows on cherry blossom trees.