Best Travel Shows Featuring Japan

Travel shows featuring Japan can give you a glimpse of the country’s customs, traditions, and everyday life. They can offer useful cultural insights before visiting the country firsthand. Read more

Discovering Sekigahara in Gifu, Japan

Nestled in a small valley in Gifu Prefecture lies Sekigahara, a town steeped in history and cultural significance. Renowned for its pivotal role in shaping Japan’s future, the town offers visitors a journey back in time. Read more

12 Things That Are Considered Rude in Japan

Today, we are answering the question, “What are 12 things that are considered rude in Japan?” Read more

9 Best Movies Set in Japan to Watch Before Your Trip

Before packing your suitcase and boarding the plane, we recommend watching a few good movies set in Japan to glimpse the country’s captivating culture, stunning scenery, and unparalleled hospitality. Don’t look at this as if it were an assignment, but rather as a pleasant appetizer. Read more

Smoking in Japan: A Guide to Culture and Regulations

For me, smoking in Japan was always a part of its culture. Smokey bars, restaurants, and karaoke halls were all part of a night out with friends. The very first flight I ever took to Japan on All Nippon Airways (ANA) had a smoking section. Fast-forward 25+ years, and it’s an entirely different situation. Read more

Highlights of Our Unforgettable 2023 Japan Autumn Tours

We’re excited to share the highlights of our unforgettable 2023 Japan autumn tours. We had a great time with our guests, exploring Japan’s rich cultural heritage. The weather was perfect, and the fall foliage was beautiful. Take a look at these snapshots capturing the essence of our small group tours. Read more

What Is the Etiquette for Taking Shoes Off in Japan?

Taking shoes off in Japan may not seem like an important topic…, until you’ve approached your first genkan at a ryokan, temple or restaurant. Read more

The Best Tokyo Airport Hotels: Closest, Most Convenient

Staying at Tokyo airport hotels is strongly recommended if your flight arrives late at night, departs early in the morning, or you intend to arrive a day early for your Japan and More small group tour. Read more

Nagomi Visit: Experience a Homestay Dinner in Japan

Go beyond the ordinary with Nagomi Visit, a wonderful cultural exchange program that offers an authentic immersion into the daily life of Japanese families. Read more

Driving in Japan: Must-Know Information

Driving in Japan may seem like no big deal, but without appropriate preparation and understanding of the rules and road system, it can be a challenging, even dangerous experience. Read more