Japan Blog posts
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Autumn in Japan | Spectacular destinations and activities
16th December 2022 by Journalist On The Run
Autumn in Japan brings fantastic foliage, various traditional festivals, and delicious seasonal cuisine. With everything fall has to offer, it is understandable that it is one of the best times to visit the country. Where springtime in Japan is famous for its cherry blossoms, autumn brings breathtaking gold and crimson fall foliage. The autumn leaves are a wonderful reason to escape the city and take in the splendor of the country’s mountains and forests....
Spring in Japan | 10 delightful seasonal activities and destinations
17th November 2022 by Journalist On The Run
Japan is a popular destination throughout the year, with many eccentric attractions and seasonal activities. Spring in Japan brings lush vegetation, cherry blossoms, and ideal weather, with many festivals and celebrations ushering in the season. Read on to discover why spring is such a great time to visit and some of the best things to do in Japan that you can include in your itinerary....
Winter in Japan | 10 cool seasonal activities and destinations
9th November 2022 by Journalist On The Run
Japan is a popular and exciting destination throughout the year and has unique experiences to offer in every season. During winter, the country turns into a spectacular snowy wonderland that will take your breath away. Japan is a quirky destination with many weird and wonderful activities to enjoy. If you can deal with cold weather, you will find winter in Japan is a cozy and magical time to explore the beautiful scenery and unique activities without too many other tourists in your way....
How to spend a few days in Tokyo, Japan
9th January 2015 by Wandering On
Tokyo is one of those iconic cities, which is on a lot of people’s radars to visit; us included. Living in South Korea for more than three years, it was always such a short hop away and yet we had never found the time to visit. With our time in Korea coming to an end, and having visited Kyoto and Fukuoka previously, we decided it was now or never. Combining a visit to Tokyo with climbing Mount Fuji just made it all the more appealing and with our school summer holiday periods overlapping for...
How to spend 2 days in Kyoto: The perfect itinerary
30th August 2014 by Wandering On
Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a millennium, so it’s no wonder that it’s Japan’s second most-visited city after Tokyo. It’s a beautiful city, full of culture, a blend of traditional and modern and it’s surrounded on all but one side by mountains. While you could easily spend a week or more soaking up all that Kyoto has to offer and visiting its many temples (there are literally thousands!), in two days you can get a good feel for this beautiful cultural capital and hit the...
Weather in Japan
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Japan