When people think of Japan, they think of a few things – scenic views, fantastic culture, advanced technology – and a world of amazing foods packed into one country.
We’ll mainly look at the three onsens that inspired the Japanese onsens from Spirited Away, and as a bonus, a couple of other spots in Japan that can get you feeling like you’ve been spirited away to the world of… ‘Spirited Away’!
With so many to choose from, it can be overwhelming — which are the best to go with so little time in the country? Here are the 9 most exciting festivals in Japan, with some happening nationwide and others in specific cities!
Everything from tips to traveling light and hands-free to what and what not to pack, we got you covered – read on for the complete Japan travel checklist.
This guide also includes several sample budgets. While these are just examples, you can use them to construct your own based on your plans and interests.
It’s worth seeing a sumo match in Japan even if you don’t follow the sport, but deciding which matches to see and how to choose the right seats or tickets can be complicated, so we’re going to break it all down for you with these top tips.