Tokyo Day Trips

Let’s Tour: Kamakura

Aug 29, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Despite being one of the most densely populated parts of the world along with the capital city and biggest urban area of Japan, Greater Tokyo is historically newer than many...[ Click to read more ]

Sumatakyo Gorge, Crossing Bridges in Beauty

Jul 08, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is full of beautiful, breathtaking destinations, but the age of social media is driving travel within the country even further. Who doesn't want a photo of themselves beneath the...[ Click to read more ]

Best Picnic Spots in Tokyo

Jun 28, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

With the weather becoming a lot nicer, many people are ready to get out and enjoy the warm weather, and having a picnic is a nice cheap way to get...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour Sendai: Getting and Staying There

Nov 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Located about 350 km (220 mi) to the northeast of Tokyo, the City of Sendai makes for a very pleasant getaway from the hustle and bustle of the Metropolis and...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour – Sendai: What to eat

Nov 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

No review of any part of Japan would be complete without talking about its contributions to the gastronomic scene, and Sendai has definitely done its part, and there are TONS...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour – Sendai: What to see & do

Nov 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

For a city its size (just over one million people, which is considered small by Japan standards), Sendai has a storied past, steeped in nature, and has a vibrant lifestyle...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour: Kawagoe City; Little Edo

Aug 31, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Located about 60 minutes by train northwest of central Tokyo is the city of Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture. Because of its location in the Greater Tokyo area, it’s mainly considered...[ Click to read more ]

Mount Fuji

8 Popular Attractions Near Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture

Jun 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

A visit to Japan won’t be complete without a trip to the one of the most famous natural beauties in the world, Mt. Fuji. It’s majestic cone has its magical...[ Click to read more ]

Hakone and The Old Tokaido Road

Apr 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Hakone is usually more synonymous with skiing or being a jumping off point for tours to Mt. Fuji but it’s actually a great place to check out almost anytime of...[ Click to read more ]

Mother’s Farm: Mountaintop Petting Zoo and More in Chiba Prefecture

Feb 21, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Ok, that may have been a bit of an over-simplification. Mother Farm (マザー牧場) is an expansive working entertainment farm that is located in the Chiba’s central Boso Peninsula countryside sitting...[ Click to read more ]

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