The best things to do in Yokohama on a day trip

Old Yokohama houses - Things to do in Yokohama

As Japan’s second largest city, Yokohama is a perfect day trip option. Venture into the port city, home to the largest Chinatown, beautiful gardens, ramen museums and beautiful sunset views. Yokohama is a thriving port city with a population of 3.7 million people (Tokyo has 13.8 million). The city developed in the sixties by transforming […]

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A Visit to Sankeien Garden in Yokohama

Sankeien Garden in Yokohama is one of the best attraction the city has to offer: a beautiful natural-style garden full of old cultural, traditional and architectural treasures.

Being a tourist in a big metropolis like Tokyo or Yokohama can be overwhelming. As a result, it might be hard to relax. Lucky, Japan is good at offering a haven of peace in the heart of its varied and outstanding landscapes in the form of gardens. One of these said gardens is Sankeien Garden […]

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Must-Visit gardens in Tokyo During Autumn

Discover the most beautiful gardens in Tokyo to visit this autumn. Explore the dazzling displays of colour in stunning gardens and parks. #Tokyo #garden #parks #Japan

Tokyo is the biggest metropolis in the world therefore one of the biggest urban jungles out there. To get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Tokyoites enjoy spending time in gardens and parks to relax and admire the beauty. Let’s face it, Japanese gardens are some of the most beautiful out there. […]

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Kamakura Day Trip: Things to Do

Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Kamakura - Kamakura day trip

Kamakura is a beautiful town located on the Shōnan coast of Kanagawa Prefecture. It’s very popular with Tokyo residents because of the seaside. Thanks to its location close to Tokyo (about an hour) the coastal town of Kamakura makes a perfect destination for a day trip from Tokyo. The many Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, green […]

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Planning a Trip to Japan for the First Time: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Shinkyo Bridge, Nikko - planning a trip to Japan for the first time

A trip to Japan cannot be improvised, especially when it comes to your first ever trip. Because the destination is so far and often expensive, planning a trip to Japan for the first time is essential and should not be a last-minute exercise. Preparing your itinerary, booking a reasonably cheap flight and accommodation but most […]

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