Best Backpack for Japan Travel

The best backpack for Japan travel is 40 liters, or smaller, and waterproof. The style and brand are not that important. Instead, I suggest focusing on comfort and practicality.

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Can I Travel to Japan Now?

Updated: June 5, 2022 From June 10, 2022, international tourists traveling with select pre-packaged tours are able to enter Japan. This is good news, and a big step toward fully reopening. However, the current process and regulations are quite strict, and regular tourists are still not able to enter Japan.

Travel Insurance for Japan

Travel insurance for Japan can bring peace of mind in case of trip cancellation, medical emergencies or unplanned events during your trip. It could save you both time and money if you get ill or have an accident requiring you to cancel your trip or return home early. Read more

Hikone Castle

Hikone Castle is one of only five castles in Japan designated as a national treasure. The other castles include Himeji, Matsumoto, Inuyama, and Matsue. Read more

Yoshino Cherry Blossoms

Yoshino in Nara Prefecture is one of the best spots to see cherry blossom in Japan. With over 30,000 cherry blossom trees lining Mount Yoshino, the view is spectacular. Many say it’s the best area in Japan to see cherry blossoms. Read more

Is There a Lot of Walking in Japan?

Today we are answering the question, “Is there a lot of walking in Japan?” Read more

Are Tattoos Not Allowed in Japan?

Today we are answering the question, “Are tattoos allowed in Japan?” Read more

What’s the Best Luggage for Japan?

Today, we are talking about the best luggage for Japan. Read more

Is it worth Getting a JR Rail Pass?

We recently got a question asking if the JR Rail Pass was worth getting.
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COVID-19 Update #6

We’re feeling optimistic about Japan opening up before the spring next year.