Takashima: Lottery Island With An Auspicious Shrine & Island Cats To Up Your Odds Of Winning

December 8, 2022
Xiu Ting Wong

With an auspicious shrine and a lucky cat that's said to bless you with financial luck, Takashima ups your odds…

25 Japanese Romance Movies To Binge-Watch So You Start The Year On A Loving Note

Need ideas on what to watch while you unwind after a long day? Here are 25 Japanese romance movies that…

December 7, 2022

Fukiya Furusato Village: Mining Town With Iconic Red Roofs & Preserved Buildings From Meiji Era

Located in Okayama Prefecture, Fukiya Furusato Village boasts a uniformed red said to have brought luck to the mining town…

December 6, 2022

9 Abandoned Places In Japan That Are Probably Older Than You Are

Thrill chasers of urban exploration and fans of curious finds such as a brain in a jar, here are 9…

December 6, 2022

Hakone Garasunomori Museum: Gorgeous Venetian Glass Forest With Crystal Bridges & Dazzling Trees

Italian-style garden meets royalcore in gorgeous displays of crystal glass art at Hakone Garasunomori Museum.

December 2, 2022

Hyakumanben Chion-Ji: Temple In Kyoto With Monthly Handicraft Market & Tranquil Sakura Photo Spots

Every 15th of each month, this temple springs to life with local crafts and age-old rites. On other days, it’s…

December 2, 2022

Neko-Yokujo: Dreamy Bathhouse & Cat Cafe In Osaka Where You Can Play & Sleep With Rescued Cats

Soak in cats here, literally, while having a footbath with cats in your arms. Stay the night to catch some…

December 1, 2022

New Harry Potter Attraction In Tokyo To Open In Summer 2023, 1st Of Its Kind In Asia

Good news, Potterheads! There's yet another place to immerse yourself in the wizarding world, as a new Harry Potter attraction…

December 1, 2022

21 Japanese Romance Dramas To Watch So You Won’t Feel Like A Lonely Single Pringle

Here are the top 21 Japanese romance dramas of all time that actually have engaging and interesting plots!

December 1, 2022

7 Onsen Villages In Tohoku That Are Stunning In Winter

Japan’s winter wonderland up north in Tohoku is an onsen paradise of historic villages, magnificent snowscapes, and living cultural heritage.

November 30, 2022