You may know of cat cafes but what about the latest trend in Tokyo – owl cafes? Spend an hour holding and patting these magnificent birds. Only in Japan!
Horyuji Temple near Nara in Japan might not be the most famous site in the country – but it has a history that makes it one of the most important.
For a city once the centre of Japan’s power, it was sad to be rejected for the World Heritage List. After all, this is the birthplace of the samurai.
The ancient Japanese city of Kamakura holds such an impressive collection of sights, this itinerary will help you see the best!
Planning a trip to Tokyo? This detailed itinerary has everything you need to make the most of Japan’s biggest city!
There seem to be more rules than usual in Japan. So many things are forbidden and the people just accept it. But why?
Once a year this intimate sumo tournament is held at one of Japan’s most infamous shrines. It’s a special way to experience the sport.
It seems odd to me, but for people in Tokyo a cat cafe is the perfect way to spend time with animals which they’re not allowed in their apartments.
The pink and white cherry blossoms only bloom for a short time in Japan. But they carry centuries of tradition and symbolism.