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Fukuoka City

Fukuoka Discover GJ Editor

The fifth biggest city in Japan (by population) and the biggest in Kyushu, Fukuoka, is a southern mecca of cultural diversity, adventure, and seasonal delights. It's located at the doorstep of Asia, meaning that it's long been a popular destination for international travellers from the Asia region,… Read More

Beppu City

Oita Discover GJ Editor

Well-known and very well-loved by domestic tourists, Beppu is still a mysterious, steaming onsen secret for many international guests. The coastal town is located in Oita Prefecture, which sits on the eastern side of Kyushu, one of Japan's most fascinating and volcanic rich islands. For those w… Read More

Arita Town

Saga Discover GJ Editor

Located in the laid-back prefecture of Saga is Arita, a town that, while small in terms of population, has a very long history. This town is the home of Arita Ware, one of Japan's most influential ceramic and craft movements. It's a wonderful place to explore with beautiful natural scenery, plenty … Read More

Nagasaki City

Nagasaki Discover GJ Editor

A scenic port city with a history that's as fascinating and moving as it is diverse, Nagasaki city is a Japanese city like no other. From hidden Christian cultural relics, devastating museums to densely populated mining islands, European style architecture, modern charms, and one of the most gorgeo… Read More

Kumamoto City

Kumamoto Discover GJ Editor

Kumamoto is one of Japan's most stunning and underrated cities, it’s home to fascinating architecture, excellent gastronomic options, and friendly locals, a spirit that's nothing short of inspiring, this is a city worth adding to your Japan itinerary. Here's a guide to just a handful of highlights.… Read More

Paul Sheehan / Golf in Japan

Tours & Activities GJ Editor

If you are a keen golfer who has always wanted to visit Japan, the best way to get an incredible cultural and professional experience is with Paul Sheehan. Paul has shared his experiences as a professional golfer to give you an idea of what it’s like to play golf in Japan and the stunning experienc… Read More

Joe Gaughwin / Golf in Japan

Discover GJ Editor

Only a few know about the beauty of golf in Japan as the information is not widely open to the world. Now with more and more Japan regions promoting their wonderful courses overseas, Joe Gaughwin is one of the first golfers who had his eye on the potential of golf in Japan in the early 2000s and bo… Read More

Food, Art, and Island Hopping in Kagawa

Kagawa Culture GJ Editor

Don’t be fooled by its size - there’s a lot going on in Kagawa! Despite being the smallest prefecture in Japan, it’s extremely well known for its cutting-edge art scene, traditional lacquerware, stunning gardens, and deep gourmet culture. This tucked-away slice of Japan is not to be overlooked!… Read More

Celebrate Halloween Parades in Tokyo

Tokyo Entertainment Vivianne Tran

Tokyo is gaining attention for its creative and festive approach to halloween by taking it to a whole new level!  Tokyo's approach is a bit different as it focuses less on the spooky side of this festive season. Instead, it is viewed more of a time to be inventive with dress up costumes. Also, it's… Read More

Top Fireworks in Japan

Entertainment Ying-Ying Lee

No summer in Japan is complete without a good fireworks show. From being a simple entertainment in the Edo period, it has now turned into fine arts. Hence, pyrotechnicians from all over Japan gather together to compete for the top spot each year. Undoubtedly, your mind will be blown away! &n… Read More

Online Japanese Courses and Tours

Sydney Language Ying-Ying Lee

Being stuck at home has many people frustrated and bored. Without a doubt, COVID-19 affect many people's plans. However, instead of idling around, why not take full advantage of all the things offered online? From studying Japanese online to virtually exploring Japan, the possibilities are endless.… Read More