Seeking Samurai in Kakunodate
I have always been fascinated with the Japanese warriors called Samurai since I saw the 2003 movie The Last Samurai starring Tom Cruise.
Six top tips for a first-time visit to Japan
These six useful tips for first-time visitors will help you get the most out of your Japan trip.
More a whole lot more in Hokkaido
From the cities to smaller, less known ski resorts, to the wilderness, to the indigenous Ainu culture, there is plenty on offer in Hokkaido outside your favourite snow resorts.
10 dishes you shouldn’t leave Japan without trying
Here are a few popular Japanese dishes you really shouldn’t leave the country without trying.
The art of yoshoku: Six popular western dishes reinvented in Japan
Western food (yoshoku) in Japan doesn’t exactly mean hamburgers, spaghetti, and fish and chips – at least, not as we know it.
An essential guide to Japanese dining etiquette
Eating out in Japan? Here’s some things you should know.