Today we are answering the question, “What is sumo wrestling in Japan?” Read more
Today we are answering the question, “Are tattoos allowed in Japan?” Read more
Today we are answering the question, “How much spending money do I need for 8 days in Japan?” Read more
Today we are talking about whether you should get a pocket Wi-Fi in Japan.
The best way to see sumo is live and in person. However, it’s hard to be in Japan for every tournament. So the next best thing is to watch the Grand Sumo Tournament on NHK World. Read more
This is a short list of favorite foods and foods you must try while in Japan based on more than two decades of living, working and traveling around this amazing country. Naturally, there are many more culinary options and each person has his or her own favorites, but these have proven to be the most popular dishes among our tour participants. Read more
One of the best parts of giving tours of Japan is the excitement and eagerness our guests have to learn about this unique culture. I am always asked if there are any books I would recommend to gain a deeper insight into the people and their customs. The answer is always YES, and here is my personal Japan reading list. Read more
The Japanese convenience store is a businessman’s oasis as he navigates his daily commute through a concrete jungle. Called a konbini in Japanese, these meccas of sugary snacks and drinks appear to be on almost every corner and down every alley. Read more
Even though it’s one of the world’s most developed countries, free WiFi internet access in Japan is still very much a work in progress. They have a great internet infrastructure for people that live there, but as a visitor your options can seem limited. Read more
Becki and Shawn
Japan Travel Specialists
Hi, we’re Becki and Shawn! We love Japan and are truly passionate about Japan and Japan travel.
We’ve lived, worked, and traveled in Japan for 20+ years, so we know where to go, what to see, and how to get there. Join us in Japan for an adventure of a lifetime!