Category: Japan

Where to stay in Tokyo: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Tokyo: a neighbourhood guide

Looking for an insider’s guide on the best area to stay in Tokyo? We get it, exploring one of the world’s biggest cities can be daunting. But don’t worry, we’ve got the scoop on Tokyo’s coolest neighbourhoods – from buzzing neon lights to crazy Kawaii cuteness. 📷 Jezael Melgoza First off, we’re talking about a megacity…

The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

How to find the best hostels in Hong Kong for your trip Dive into Hong Kong’s unique atmosphere, it’s an innovative mega-metropolis with a traditional Chinese heart. Whether you are here to treat yourself to a shopping splurge, to discover the beautiful temples surrounded by the city’s world-famous skyscrapers, or maybe you’re on a Chinese…

Where to stay in Kyoto, Japan: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Kyoto, Japan: a neighbourhood guide

The cultural heart of Japan lies in the ancient city of Kyoto.  It’s here, through the veins of cobblestone streets where artisanal shops lead to historic machiya townhouses, bright vermillion torii gates, castles, zen gardens, golden pavilions, and temples. It’s here that you can get closer to understanding the Japanese way of life, there’s no better place to…

Bullet trains, blossoms and bento boxes: The ultimate backpacker guide to Japan

Bullet trains, blossoms and bento boxes: The ultimate backpacker guide to Japan

So you’ve decided it’s time to visit one of the world’s most fascinating countries, Japan. Excellent news! With its layered history and advanced modernisation, Japan is one of those places where you’d be hard pressed not to find something you were after. Whether it’s nature, culture, shopping, food, a slow pace or a fast pace,…

Resident Advisor’s Guide To The Best Clubs In Tokyo

Resident Advisor’s Guide To The Best Clubs In Tokyo

Tokyo is a haven for music lovers. Whether it’s jazz, classical, disco or techno, the city has countless venues catering to all kinds of tastes. Though many of the best spots are clustered in and around the bustling Shibuya district, the metropolis is teeming with hidden spots just waiting to be discovered. If there’s one…

8 Crazy Awesome Things To Do In Japan

8 Crazy Awesome Things To Do In Japan

The thing that compels many travellers towards Japan is the fact it is so different to anywhere else on the planet! From ancient culture and history, to ground-breaking modern technology, it truly is a unique travel experience. If you are looking for something a bit kooky, there’s almost no place better than Japan. See the…

33 Truly Astounding Places To Visit In Japan

33 Truly Astounding Places To Visit In Japan

Japan is a country that has it all and more… sacred Shinto shrines, magnificent Buddhist temples, bygone trade footpaths, spectacular landscaped gardens, eclectic themed pet cafes, diverse art styles, preserved cultural icons, and gastronomical delights. (We dare you to read that out loud without taking a breath!) Japan is truly a country of endless discovery….

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