Japan

The Perfect 3 Week Japan Itinerary

Hakone Japan itinerary

Japan is an absolute dream destination. From traditional temples, beautiful nature reserves and high-tech cities – it has something for everybody. It’s a world on its own and spending three weeks in Japan is a perfect amount to get a good impression of what this country is all about. This 3 week Japan itinerary will […]

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Japan Travel Tips for First Time Visitors

Ryokan Hotel Japan Travel Tips

You’ve done it! You finally booked those flights to Japan! EEEEKKK! Firstly, I’m super excited for you. Travelling to Japan was a huge dream come true for me and it definitely surpassed my – already very high – expectations. Secondly, there are some things that I wish I’d known before going to Japan. But don’t […]

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The Ethics of Animal Cafes in Tokyo, Japan

the ethics of animal cafes in Japan

As cat cafes are sprouting out of the ground everywhere across the globe, people feel like they need to step up their game. And Japan (as always) seems to be one step ahead. Hedgehogs, bunnies, even penguins – Japan seems to have a cafe for any animal. And then there are Owl Cafes. When we […]

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2 Day Kyoto Itinerary

2 day kyoto

Kyoto is one of the most recommended cities to visit in Japan. It’s known for its more traditional districts where Geishas entertain people till this day, its beautiful shrines and temples and a stunning bamboo forest. Kyoto has countless things to offer, which makes it difficult to pick and choose when you’re on a tight […]

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Renting a Kimono in Kyoto

renting a kimono in kyoto

Japan is known for many things. Sushi, sumo wrestling, calligraphy, karaoke and of course, kimonos. These beautiful and iconic robes come in countless eye-catching colours and patterns. What if I tell you, you can wear one when you’re in Japan! And renting a kimono isn’t even that expensive. When we travelled through Japan for two […]

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