Shopping Guide to Kyoto

Shopping Guide to Kyoto

Kyoto, one of Japan's largest and most significant cities is famous not only for its touristic sights (amazing temples, Geisha districts, parks, museums, restaurants etc), but for its shopping areas as well. The unique style of Kyoto combines the aspects of a modern city with the traditional characteristics of an old Japanese city. In connection with the shopping places, you will find here hundreds of modern shops, malls, supermarkets etc, but on the other hand several shops, celebrating ... [ read more ]

Largest Christmas Markets in Japan

Largest Christmas Markets in Japan

Although Christmas is not as popular and celebrated as it is in the Western countries, nowadays the glamour of this wonderful holiday had arrived in The Land of the Rising Sun as well. Because of the sacral differences Christmas is not a national holiday in Japan, but they do celebrate New Years Eve, another special winter holiday. As you know, in these days Christmas is all about the wonderful decorations, the shopping and giving gifts to the beloved persons. This is why Christmas market... [ read more ]

Top 3 Most Luxurious Hotels in Nara

Top 3 Most Luxurious Hotels in Nara

Though Nara is not a very large city, it is one of the most important cities in the history of Japan: not only because it had been the capital for some decades, but for its historical heritages as well. It is no surprise that thousands of tourists decide to travel here and visit the most significant sights of the city. From the point of view of accommodation, Nara offers dozens of cheap and expensive hotels to the tourists who decide to spend their night(s) here. From four-star, elegant a... [ read more ]

Best Restaurants in Kobe

Best Restaurants in Kobe

If you spend a few days in a new city, it is important for every tourist to discover the most famous and interesting sights of the place. Although the majority of the tourists go for these attractions, you should consider other kinds of sights as well: such as bars, pubs or restaurants. Tourists visiting Japan always try out at least one traditional Japanese restaurant, while the novelties for the local people the Western-style restaurants. That's why every large Japanese city has dozens ... [ read more ]

Best Japanese Festivals in November

Best Japanese Festivals in November

November is one of the most beautiful months of the year: the fallen leaves covering everything can give stunning views of forests and cities as well. Although November is a very significant month from the point of view of turning from Fall to Winter, in Japan only a few festivals are celebrated in these weeks of the year. The most popular Japanese festivals in November are organized in the areas of Kanagawa and Saga, but Tokyo is a very important festival scene as well. If you happen to ... [ read more ]