A BRIDGE BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND JAPAN!

We like to see Australians enjoying all that Japan has to offer. We're passionate about supporting exchange with Japan not only through travel, but also by welcoming Japanese culture into our lifestyles at here at home in Australia, which is what G'Day Japan! is all about.

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Kawaii Stuff: Animals in Japan (part 1)

Discover Ayla Yuile Ayla Yuile

Japan is known for many things, for its traditional culture, for its food, for its abundant powder snow, and for being the home of truly ‘kawaii’ (cute) stuff! We are diving right into the big wide world of kawaii and we are starting with the animals in Japan, because in true Japanese fashion, they… Read More

Sumo: Japan’s biggest national sport!

Tours & Activities Ayla Yuile Ayla Yuile

Sumo is a national sport of Japan; a form of wrestling that has over a thousand years of history! Image via Robb Report Even after all of these years, it’s much loved by the Japanese people, and it’s a mainstream sport that can be watched freely on television. Viewing sumo at a tournament is on… Read More

All About Cherry Blossoms

Culture Ayla Yuile Ayla Yuile

The gorgeous blush coloured Cherry Blossoms are one of Japan’s key icons, although in recent years, Japan’s abundant powder snow has attracted many from around the world in winter, the Cherry Blossom season remains to be one of its key attractions, and for a very good reason. Photo by JJ Ying on… Read More

Kansai Tourism Seminar Report

Osaka Event Ayla Yuile Ayla Yuile

Do you know what’s in the centre of Japan? The Kansai region known as western Japan is located in the middle of Honshu (the main island of Japan). Not only that, the Kansai region was at the centre of Japanese politics and culture until the 19th century. The region consists of 10 prefectures and m… Read More

We want to go to Tokushima!!

Tokushima Event Ayla Yuile Ayla Yuile

We were invited to join the Discover Tokushima Tourism Seminar in early February and there we got to learn what a wonderful and mystical place Tokushima is. By the time we left the seminar we were ready to pack our hiking boots and be on our way to enjoy all that Tokushima has to offer. In recent … Read More

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Hotel Mont Blanc Hakuba Group

Nagano Basics GJ Editor GJ Editor

The Hotel Mont Blanc Hakuba Group is made up of four different accommodations in Hakuba. Each has their offer something unique so between the four, there’s definitely something for everyone. There are three hotels, Mont Blanc, Sejour Mint and Hakuba Familia, as well as a cottage known as Hakuba Vac… Read More

Ryokan Sakaya and Ryokan Jonnobi

Nagano Hot Springs GJ Editor GJ Editor

Ryokan Sakaya and Ryokan Jonnobi await those craving to experience a traditional Japanese inn, with outstanding service ratings and an unmatched charm, the Ryokan Sakaya is award winning, Word Ski Awards Winner 2013 Japan's Best Ski Boutique Hotel, and rightfully so. However both Ryokan Sakaya … Read More

Nagano Snow Shuttle

Nagano Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

The Nagano Snow Shuttle is the largest snow bus transfer operator in the central Japan region, with 6 return runs per day from both of Tokyo’s International Airports (4 to Narita, and 2 to Haneda), and includes all the major ski resorts in the Nagano Area (Hakuba Valley, Nozawa Onsen, Shiga Kog… Read More

Ski & Snowboard Hire Woody Hakuba

Nagano Snow Gear GJ Editor GJ Editor

Located at the foot of a 360° panoramic mountain range in Nagano Prefecture, Hakuba Village is an adventurous outdoor activity resort sought after by tourists at all times of the year. Hakuba is a one massive ski resort that features seven neighbouring ski areas. You can expect to enjoy a thril… Read More

Hotel Grand Phenix

Nagano Hot Springs GJ Editor GJ Editor

The word has long spread about this country’s abundance of powder snow and there aren’t too many places better suited to placing skiers and boarders right in the thick of it than the 1,500-metre high, Hotel Grand Phenix in Okushiga Kogen. Part of Japan’s largest ski area, guests are assured to … Read More

Ryokan Sensyoen

Hokkaido Hot Springs GJ Editor GJ Editor

Ryokan Sensyoen is a modernised ryokan (Japanese style inn) that has been operating since the late 1930’s in Asahikawa, Hokkaido. There are two buildings that make up this lovely accommodation; the main building and the annex, which is a four-storey building. The whole property is design… Read More

Shinjuku Washington Hotel

Tokyo Basics GJ Editor GJ Editor

Shinjuku is one of the busiest places in Japan and in the world, which is what makes it probably the most convenient place to stay in Tokyo. Shinjuku Washington Hotel and its new tower, Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex, are both located just 8 minutes from Shinjuku station’s south exit. If th… Read More

Alpico Group

Nagano Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

The Alpico Group provides multiple transport options to connect you to Nagano and the Shinshu region of Japan all year around. From buses that connect you directly from the airport to popular holiday destinations in the region, to charter vehicles that accommodate groups as little as four peopl… Read More

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