Lovers of Japanese powder snow do not need to travel far from Tokyo. In fact, only two hours away from Japan’s capital metropolis lies mountainous Gunma Prefecture.
Located north of Tokyo, Gunma is a mountainous province dominated by the majestic Mikuni mountain range. Because of this, it is fam… Read More
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Tips from travel experts!
Who doesn't want to maximise time on their holiday? Start off your holiday right by first dropping off your bags at GPA at Narita Airport. You'll be saving time from the get go without having to carry your luggage around.
Travelling by train is the easiest way to get to … Read More
Just two and a half hours from the centre of the world’s largest metropolis of Tokyo, winter sports loving visitors to Oze Iwakura Resort will be thrilled to find Kanto’s largest ski resort. The resort is also accessible from JR Nagano Station by bullet train over the same amount of travel time… Read More
Japan and its transport systems are famous for its efficiency and convenience. But just when you think travelling in Japan can't get any better, it does!
Many Australians travel to East Japan each year, whether it's for the snow, for culture or to just explore Japan beyond its major cities, area… Read More
Follow @puroland_global on Instagram for all things kawaii and Hello Kitty now, and get a kawaii present from the Sanrio booth at Matsuri Japan Festival this year (Dec 8)!
On top of that, they are also giving away 10 passes to Sanrio Puroland to FIVE people that visit the booth. So you are going t… Read More
Hop on the Samurai Train to Nikko and travel back to the age of the Samurai.
The Samurai Train Project has launched an exciting tour that will have pariticpants immersing themselves in the world of the Samurais.
The tour begins on the Samurai Train that is chartered exclusively for the tour. Ab… Read More
Although it’s slightly hidden in a back alley, away from the main street of Kanda-ogawa, Liberty is one store that’s hard to miss. The two bright lightening strikes that decorate the building announces its presence to every passer by.
It’s not just the decoration that’s interesting about Liberty… Read More
Snowboarders couldn’t possibly go past F.Janck – a mega store that specialises in all things snowboard – it’s a one stop shop that stocks everything from equipments big and small to snowboarding apparel and accessories.
It’s no surprise that the store needs four floors, the F.Janck prides itself… Read More
One Make is a fairly recent addition to the Kanda-ogawa machi shopping district. Opened just three years ago on the main street of Yasukuni-dori, One Make specialises in snowboarding equipment.
The spacious store is filled the best and latest in snowboarding goods all displayed beautifully, espe… Read More
There are countless ski and snowboard specialty stores in Kanda-ogawa but not many can compete with Fuso Ski & Snowboard’s floorspace. With such a massive store, you can expect to find a wide range of ski and snowboarding equipments as well as snow apparel and accessories. Fuso Ski & Snowbo… Read More
Ski Shop Vail opened in June, 2012, and has already established itself within Kanda-ogawa as a major player. The store belongs to a family of specialty stores that have been in the area for over 50 years: Ski Shop Vail has lived up to their standards with superbly refined customer service.
The m… Read More
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
The glittering, panoramic mountaintop views, standing at over 2000 metres high is just one of the many reasons why your next holiday should be at the Marunuma Kogen Ski Resort. For family-fun rendezvous, or for more of a thrilling and extreme adventure, this is an unmissable destination where t… Read More
Hakone Kamakura Pass – Your ticket to a holiday within a holiday!
What if we told you that you don’t need to hop on a plane or a bullet train to enjoy a little time away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo?
Within a fairly close distance from Tokyo, there are many gorgeous holiday destinat… Read More
This week over Golden Week it was also pride week in Tokyo as well. Hosted by the Tokyo Rainbow Pride and a slew of sponsors including politicians and corporate companies such as Playstation and Lush Cosmetics. Many events such as seminars, meet ups, yoga in the park as well as movie screenings hel… Read More
A common problem when departing Japan is luggage allowance - it is just way too much fun to shop in Japan and it's no surprise that many of us get overexcited and over-buy during our stay. Unfortunately if you're looking for a way not to over-shop, this article isn't for you but if you want to know… Read More
Japan has this special power of going the extra mile in anything they set out to do. This includes their commitment and love for the more whacky and kooky side of Japanese culture. From theme parks to themed restaurants and food, to Hello Kitty trains and Anime themed planes, the whacky and kooky m… Read More
Hello Kitty and the whole of Sanrio Universe are the corner stone of the Japanese kawaii culture. Whether you are obsessed with Hello Kitty already or have a soft spot for anything cute and pastel coloured, you want to keep on reading.
Hello Kitty is everywhere in Japan - it's at the supermarket… Read More
Tokyo city is full of towering buildings, but did you know there are two rivalling towers there?
Image via Klook
Both Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree are free standing broadcasting towers. They are both quite tall and visitors can take a long elevator ride up to look over Tokyo city, but that's as … Read More