Hello everyone! As we close out this year, we wanted to tell you about some of the great things we did this fall. One of the coolest things we got to do was visit the amazing MORI Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan! For those of you that aren’t familiar with it, the MORI Digital Art Museum is the world’s first digital art … Continue reading MORI Building Digital Art Museum!
Good morning everyone! This week we will be taking a look at the Sagano Romatic Train in Kyoto, Japan. The Sagano Romantic Train (Sagano Scenic Railway) is a sightseeing train that runs from Sagano Torokko Station to Kameoka Torokko Station along the Hozugawa River in Kyoto, Japan. The natural beauty of this area is amazing, as you get to see the pink Cherry Blossoms in … Continue reading Sagano Romantic Train!
Hello again everyone, I recently put out a post about Cheap Travel to Kyoto, you can read it here: Cheap Travel to Kyoto! Well, now that you have arrived in Kyoto, its time to have some fun! But I’m sure your wallet is probably starting to get stretched a bit thin, so here are some options for some cheap things to do during your visit. Fushimi … Continue reading Cheap Entertainment In Kyoto!
Hello everyone, Recently, a friend of a friend decided that he wanted to go to Japan for a short vacation, but rather than going to Tokyo, he wanted to travel to Kyoto instead. So he asked if I had any advice about cheap travel to Kyoto. And I do! But I realized I hadn’t shared this great information with all of you, so here you … Continue reading Cheap Travel to Kyoto!
Visitors to Osaka, Japan can now take a walk on the roof of Japan’s tallest building, the Abeno Haruka’s Building. The new “Edge of Harukas” is an open-air rooftop walk across the top of the 984 foot building! The 65-foot walk across Abeno Haruka’s roof will give you the best view of Osaka, and you can even lean over the edge! But don’t worry, you … Continue reading Japan’s Tallest Building Has A Heart-Pounding New Attraction!
If you like to dance, then head over to Tokushima for the annual “Awa Odori” Festival! Over 1.2 Million performers and spectators will be in Tokushima, Japan over the next few days to take part in one of Japan’s largest dance festivals! “Awa Odori” is part of the Obon festival in Tokushima, and originates from the Japanese Buddhist custom of honoring the spirits of ancestors. … Continue reading Tokushima “Awa Odori” Festival!
People always complain about how expensive food in Tokyo is, but it really isn’t! You have so many options for amazing food at a cheap price. So let’s take a look at some really inexpensive food. “KOMBINI” or CONVENIENCE STORES Everyone has heard about Japan’s convenience stores, and how truly convenient they really are. And it is true. The major convenience stores are Lawson, 7/11, … Continue reading Cheap Food In Japan!
So you’ve made it to Japan, and now you need to get to all of the cool, fun places in your schedule. Well, there are several “cheap” options for transportation in Japan, but it all depends on where you want to go and how far you want to travel. JR PASS For those that don’t know, the JR Pass is the Japan Rail Pass. It … Continue reading Cheap Transportation In Japan!
So you’ve decided to live your anime, manga, and samurai dreams, and want to head to the Land of the Rising Sun—Japan! But what about the flight? Flights are usually the most expensive part of your trip, and frankly one of the toughest things to find cheaply. However, if you follow these tips, you can really save a lot of money. How much? Last year … Continue reading How to Get Cheap Flights to Japan!
Tanabata (七夕) also known as the “Star Festival”, is a popular festival in Tokyo, and is celebrated on July 7th each year. This festival celebrates the meeting of the gods Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair). Legend of Two Lovers Orihime (織姫 Weaving Princess), daughter of the Tentei (天帝 Sky King), wove beautiful clothes by the bank of the Amanogawa (天の川 Milky Way). Her father loved the clothes, but Orihime was sad because she … Continue reading Tanabata Festival!