Communicate in Japanese with ili

June 7, 2017 by admin

If you’re coming to Japan, it may surprise you to find out that English isn’t as commonly spoken as you may think. Even in Tokyo. Sure, you can stick to some of the more touristy areas but if really you want to explore the other 99% of Japan you may need some help communicating. Logbar, […]

Expats Experience the Best of Japan with JapanQuest Journeys

October 26, 2016 by admin

Journey through the stunning Japanese Alps to Matsumoto and National Treasure castle Matsumoto-jo, the most authentic surviving samurai castle in the country. Tour all six floors of this fortress of Japanese history as you learn how the feudal lords were protected from their enemies centuries ago. Take a stroll down Nakamachi Dori with its Edo […]

Hiking and Hot Springs: Highlights of a Weekend in Nagano

April 16, 2013 by Ray Proper

Guest post from Peter Ninnes, author of Nagano Onsen Guide: The Top 100 Day-Use Hot Springs Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Ueda City and Environs Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 20 Nature, History and Culture Tours in Chikuma City Many expatriates and visitors from overseas visit Nagano Prefecture in winter for its […]