Japan Travel Articles and Listicles

Links to articles on Japan Travel.Links to articles on Japan Travel.


 

 

Learn Japanese Words
Learn Japanese Words Online

255 Japan Travel Words and Phrases for Tourists

Can you visit Japan without knowing a word of Japanese? Of course you can! However, being equipped with a sprinkling of useful words and phrases will make your visit far more enjoyable.

 

Anime Phrases to Say
Anime Phrases to Say

250 Anime Words

The unique Japanese art form of Anime is one of the best ways to learn about or experience the country. Naturally, it is also a great tool for mastering the Japanese language.

 

Japanese History Timeline for Japan Travel
Japanese History Timeline

Japanese History Timeline for Tourists

One of the longest Japan travel articles I’ve ever written, this is not just a run-down of the nation’s historical periods. It is specifically intended for tourists, especially first timers.

 

Saigo Takamori Statue in Ueno Park, Tokyo.
Saigo Takamori Statue in Ueno Park, Tokyo.

15 Japanese Historical Characters to Know for Tourists

You can’t avoid “meeting” these Japanese historical figures when traveling in Japan. Thus, knowing who they are and what they represent will make your visit far more meaningful.

 

 

Okayama Momotaro Statue and Packaging
Okayama Momotaro Statue and Packaging

Top 7 Japan Folktales

7 strange, unique, and poignant Japanese folktales. Nowadays, several characters from them are found throughout Japan as travel mascots.

 



Tips for Sakura Viewing, or hanami (花見).
Tips for Sakura Viewing, or hanami (花見).

Tips for Sakura Viewing, the Most Popular Japan Travel Itinerary

Tips for Sakura viewing or hanami in Japan. This article includes suggestions on how else to enjoy the cherry blossoms, other than those found on the trees.

 

The best Japanese Castles to see in the Land of the Rising Sun
The best Japanese Castles to see in the Land of the Rising Sun

7 Japanese Castles to Visit

Easily the most distinctive form of Japanese architecture, all visitors to Japan should at least visit one castle. Here are seven of the most famous and most beautiful ones to choose from.

 

Tokyo's famous Sensō-ji Temple at night.
Tokyo’s famous Sensō-ji Temple at night. The temple itself is considered a must on many Japan travel itineraries.

Tokyo Night Photography

Tokyo, home to 13 million people, is an ever-changing metropolis of lights, architecture and people. For photographers, this means picture perfect opportunities every evening.

 

Kansai Nights

Japan Travel Itinerary Suggestion: Night photography in cities.
The Meriken Park port area in Kobe.

Personally, I find Japan so fascinating because it is such a harmonious blend of the ancient and modern. This is perhaps most evident in the huge metropolitan area of Osaka-Kyoto-Kobe. An area where history and the future, the East and the West, walk hand-in-hand.

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