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.
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 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
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
Today we are answering the question, “Is there a lot of walking in Japan?” Read more
Today we are answering the question, “Are tattoos allowed in Japan?” Read more
Today, we are talking about the best luggage for Japan. Read more
We recently got a question asking if the JR Rail Pass was worth getting.
We’re feeling optimistic about Japan opening up before the spring next year.
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!