Suga says many nurses are available to work at the Olympics since “many are taking time off now”

The controversial 2021 Olympics appear to be taking place this summer in Japan, although the majority of Japanese believe they should be canceled or postponed again due to the COVID-19…

Japanese woman finds wallet with 1 mil, does the right thing, then something even better

Many passengers on the last train of the night are too tired to notice much of their surroundings, but Japanese Twitter user Mikan is not (@ mikakawa1). After she slumped…

Conrad Tokyo Launches Dog Friendly Accommodation Plan, “Paws of Luxury”

Conrad Tokyo is now able to meet the needs of dog lovers who wish to travel with their pets, with the launch of its pet-friendly accommodation plan, “Paws of Luxury”.…

See Tokyo (almost) as nature intended at the National Institute for the Study of Nature

he summer months in Tokyo, when the cicadas are loudest and even the greenery seems to wither in the heat, is a yearly reminder that the capital of Japan was…

Relax until fall with the “Autumn Sleep Day” campaign of the famous Sento Kosugiyu

As summer draws to a close and the cooler fall weather begins to set in, the time to enjoy rest and relaxation begins. One of Tokyo’s most famous public baths…

Tokyo bids farewell to Japan’s only double-decker shinkansen with special escalator at station

The only double-decker shinkansen train in Japan, the E4 series – also known as “Max Toki” and “Max Tanigawa” – currently in use on the Joetsu shinkansen, is scheduled to…

Kurobe Dam to open to the public in 2024

The Kurobe Dam in Toyama Prefecture is consistently rated as one of Japan’s top sights to visit if you’re on a budget, and it’s not hard to see why. Not…

5 Trails in Japan Can’t wait to hike again when it is safe to travel

As foreigners, we are often asked what brought us to Japan. Most of the time, it’s pretty straightforward: work, school or family. However, I like to give a long answer…

The JR group offers unlimited passes for older couples as part of the “Full Moon Couple Green Pass” offer

The JR Group announced special passes for older married couples, available for a limited time. The Full Moon Couple Green Pass allows you and your loved ones to use the…

Crowdfunding began to revive Minobu’s only onsen and restore local tourism

In the heart of the mountainous region of Yamanashi Prefecture, a major Buddhist temple clings to the slopes of Mount Minobu. This temple, known as Kuon-ji – although nicknamed Minobu-san-ji…