About Japan

【Destination Guide】 Kanazawa

Introduction History, Traditional Architecture, Crafts and more Situated on the western coast of Japan – opposite to Tokyo – Kanazawa has long been a “forgotten destination” for international travelers. With the opening of a brand new bullet train (shinkansen) line in 2015, it quickly gained its spot on the travel […]

【Destination Guide】Tokyo

Introduction The capital city of Japan is famous for being the largest city in the world. But did you know that it has not always been that way? There were actually many other cities designated as capital city before Tokyo, some of which do not exist anymore and other, more […]

【Japan Travel Tips】Restaurants

Japanese Food has enjoyed a growing popularity internationally in recent years and has become one of the best ambassador for Japan. It is often on of the main reasons to visit the country (together with Golf, of course!). Here is a short article about Restaurants; what to expect, our recommendation […]

【Japan Travel Tips】Arrival

Upon Arrival – at the Airport Once you land in Japan, you will first have to clear the COVID formalities. At the time of writing, due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, new entry from all countries/regions have been banned. However, prior to the suspension, the protocol was […]

【Japan Travel Tips】General Etiquette

Greetings & Bowing Traditionally, Japanese people do not shake hands and usually a slight bowing gesture is used for greeting and parting with people, as well as to express thanks, apologize or ask someone a favour. That said, you may sometimes be greeted with a handshake, especially if your counterpart […]

【Japan Travel Tips】General practical information

In this article, we would like to offer a few tips and advice, prior to your upcoming journey to Japan. Although this can by no means be exhaustive, we hope it will provide useful answers to pre-departure questions you may have. Pre-departure Immigration & Visa requirements Since visa requirements are […]