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3 Popular All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Restaurants in Sapporo - All Under $10!

Sapporo / Chitose Sashimi

Hokkaido is a treasure trove of marine products, being surrounded by different sea areas: the Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Japan, and the Sea of Okhotsk, as well as the Tsugaru Strait. This means that in every season, a large variety of seafood specialties are transported to the Sapporo markets directly from the various ports in Hokkaido. A unique feature of Sapporo is that you can eat fresh, delicious food at very reasonable prices. Here are three all-you-can-eat restaurants, great for tourists!

Asakusa Tokyo: Top 15 Recommended Souvenirs in this Christmas Shopping Paradise!

Asakusa Gift Shops

If you’re in Tokyo, you are most likely going to visit the area of Asakusa. From famous traditional sights like Senso-ji Temple to the modern Skytree, Asakusa is one of the most popular, must-see areas for all Tokyo travelers. Many tourists visit every year to see the temples, walk the retro-streets, rent kimonos taking pictures along the picturesque river or streets and to shop at the popular Nakamise street that leads to Senso-ji temple. And while Japan is not a Christian country, Christmas is definitely a major and widely celebrated event, especially with couples. If you’re in Japan during the Christmas season and are looking for unique gift ideas to take back to your country, Asakusa and specifically, Nakamise, might be the place to find the perfect item for your friends, family, coworkers, pets or even for yourself. Here are 15 gift ideas for Christmas presents or stocking stuffers this Christmas.

[MOVIE] A Japanese Drum Experience at TAIKO-LAB

Shibuya Other Sightseeing

Have you always wanted to learn a traditional Japanese instrument? How about one that makes you exercise in the process? If the deep sound and rhythms of the traditional Japanese taiko drums have always spoken to you, why not try your hand at taiko drumming with a dynamic class? As I learned at TAIKO-LAB in Aoyama, taiko is more than just making sound; it’s about feeling the rhythm through your entire being!

Great Ways to Spend Spare Time at Narita Airport: Restaurants, Relaxation Spots, and Family-Friendly Kids Parks!

You've probably heard of Narita Airport being described as the gateway to Japan, and for good reason, since it's the airport many local and international visitors will be using for their travels to and from Japan. Now, imagine you land earlier than expected in the airport, or your flight was delayed and you have some time to spare. Even if you're just having a layover or in the airport early to check in for your flight, you may be wondering what's there to see and do before and after the customs check. How does one spend all this extra time in Narita Airport productively? Well, don't you worry, because Narita Airport is chock-full of enjoyable spots to explore. We're talking about places like restaurants, shops, relaxation facilities, and playgrounds for the kids as well. You may find yourself running out of time to spend soon enough instead! Here's a list of some of the best places you can visit in the airport, from eateries to relaxation spots, that will make all that waiting time pass like a breeze!

Love in Modern Japan: Changing Faces of Japanese Love Hotels

Ikebukuro Other Accommodations

Originally love hotels were discreet getaways for young couples looking for some privacy and intimacy. However, over the decades and changing times, has come changing attitudes which have made love hotels an accepted and even celebrated place for couples, friends and groups of friends to partake. We talked to people of various ages and backgrounds about their experiences and impressions of love hotels.

5 Helpful Tips for Traveling in Japan That You Might Not Find in Guidebooks

Tokyo Station

Japan is famous for its ease of travel, amazingly convenient and well-regulated public transport. However, we all know that traveling for the first time in a new and unknown country can be quite daunting!

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