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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

Japan’s dazzling night view places!

Tokyo Discover Vivianne Tran

The night view in Japan has to be one of the best in the world! Japan’s night comes alive when the lights glow up every corner of the city and the stars come out to play. Now, imagine overlooking this stunning view from the very top! Japan's night view is no joke! The beauty of the scenery already … Read More

5 Magical Lantern Festivals in Japan

Niigata Event Paulina Rozbicki

Japan is rich in tradition and culture. With an abundance of festivals ranging from the tranquil to the energetic, there is always an event to get excited for. We’re here to introduce you to 5 Magical Lantern Festivals in Japan. From sky lanterns that cast an enchanting glow, brightening up the win… Read More

10 Best Foods in Fukuoka You Cannot Miss

Fukuoka Food and Drink GJ Editor

Whenever people mention Fukuoka Prefecture, most people think about the delicious food they can eat. With local dishes ranging from mouthwatering ramen to perfectly grilled yakitori, Fukuoka is truly a food heaven that will never let you down. In this Fukuoka food guide, we share the 10 best foods … Read More

Japan, Winter Illuminations Guide 2020-2021

Tokyo Event Vivianne Tran

If you're wondering what else is there to do in Japan's winter besides skiing or hot springs, then we just might have the perfect idea for you. What does Japan do best? Their awesome illuminations! Japan will tap into your wildest imagination with their divine winter illuminations that light up the… Read More

Beppu, Japan’s Hot Spring Heaven

Oita Hot Springs GJ Editor

Onsen, or Japanese hot spring, are public baths with geothermally-heated, mineral-rich spring water. They are synonymous with Japanese culture, but maybe a culture shock to non-Japanese. After all, soaking in the same bath with friends, family or strangers is not something non-Japanese may be used … Read More