As Japan remains cautious over fears of another wave of COVID-19 infections, its National Security Secretariat is in discussions to ease border control measures, government sources have said... Continue Reading
How does Okinawa differ from the rest of Japan?
It’s unique in terms of its culture. It’s the Ryukyu Kingdom, being the last prefecture to join Japan back in the 1870s.
So they... Continue Reading
If you're keen to witness the famed cherry blossoms of Japan but want more than the classic viewing experience, Tokyo has plenty of unique experiences up her sleeve.
Those travellers who... Continue Reading
The Japanese word ‘omotenashi’ is one that has intrigued people since it first entered mainstream western culture.
With the hype surrounding the Tokyo Olympics and, earlier this year... Continue Reading
Up until now, our day trip from the onsen (hot spring) city of Beppu, had been a relatively muted affair. That’s not to say it hadn’t been marvellous as well.
In the morning we... Continue Reading
I’m at the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. It’s November 11. Remembrance Day. So it’s already a special time to be here. That it is also the seventh anniversary of the passing of... Continue Reading