Abeno Harukas – Osaka

300m height is the Abeno Harukas Tower, we really enjoyed! JPY1500 entrance to take you to the rooftop. the views are amazing on a bright day and it took us around 90mn to do the tour, enjoy a Abeno Harukas coffee and understand the different sides of the tower, a nice afternoon out. It is […]

Narita and Haneda expansion

Tokyo 2020 Olympics will bring 800.000 visitors over a period of 2 months until the end of Paralympics. Addition to that, Tourism is booming going from 10M tourists in 2010 to 40M expected in 2020. Needless to say that airports and flights are packed, many new routes are opening to secondary cities, like Komatsu (Kanazawa) […]

Gokayama

Many tourists, when they visit Japan, have Shirakawa-go on their list. This is nested between Kanazawa and Nagoya and typically tours go that way. I was lucky enough to get a visit to Gokayama in May, less famous than Shirakawa go and therefore much quieter and peaceful. I had a blast, honestly and truly. this […]

Tokyo 2020

Yesterday, Japan announced the torch tour in 2020 and it will be great to see this go around all 47 prefectures, starting from the Fukushima prefecture on March 27, 4 major sponsors are giving the opportunity to be a torch bearer and will open site for applications on June 17. Talking to a friend abroad […]