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Let’s Tour Sendai: Getting and Staying There

November 30, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

Located about 350 km (220 mi) to the northeast of Tokyo, the City of Sendai makes for a very pleasant getaway from the hustle and bustle of the Metropolis and due to its position on the Shinkansen “bullet train” network, along with various air and bus options along with low prices for attractions and hotels […]

Let’s Tour – Sendai: What to eat

November 30, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

No review of any part of Japan would be complete without talking about its contributions to the gastronomic scene, and Sendai has definitely done its part, and there are TONS of places to check out local delectables. Beef Tongue Ask any Japanese person anywhere what food Sendai is famous for, and you will definitely get […]

Let’s Tour – Sendai: What to see & do

November 30, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

For a city its size (just over one million people, which is considered small by Japan standards), Sendai has a storied past, steeped in nature, and has a vibrant lifestyle for its citizens. This all adds up to a perfect place to check out if you’re looking for a change of pace from the hustle […]

Let’s Tour: Kawagoe City; Little Edo

August 31, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

Located about 60 minutes by train northwest of central Tokyo is the city of Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture. Because of its location in the Greater Tokyo area, it’s mainly considered just another “bedtown”; Japanese borrowed English slang for a bedroom community. But its current day suburban moniker can be easily peeled away to show Kawagoe’s […]

8 Popular Attractions Near Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture

June 26, 2018 by Justin Hanus

A visit to Japan won’t be complete without a trip to the one of the most famous natural beauties in the world, Mt. Fuji. It’s majestic cone has its magical allure from all angles that is why crowds are drawn to the different attractions surrounding it so that they can view it from there. And […]

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