10 Best Festivals in Japan in October 2023

Some of Japan's best festivals take place in autumn - here's a list of 10 fun, dramatic and spectacular events not to be missed in October!
Places to visit in Japan

Japan’s International Communities & Neighborhoods

People from many different countries move to Japan, forming their own communities. From India and Thailand to China and Myanmar, in these neighborhoods you can try food and buy goods that are not available elsewhere in Japan!
Places to visit in Tokyo

5 Best Planetariums in Tokyo

Although a starry night sky can rarely be seen in Tokyo due to its many flashing lights, you can still enjoy a blanket of twinkling stars at one of these outstanding planetariums in Japan's capital!
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Food & Drinks

10 Easy Japanese Appetizers and Side Dishes You Can Make At Home

Want to spice up your meals with some traditional Japanese side dishes? These popular appetizers are all easy and quick to make, using only simple ingredients for a delicious result.
Travel tips

Tips for Muslim Travelers in Japan

Get recommendations and tips on how to find halal restaurants, mosques, prayer rooms and other facilities important to Muslim travelers in Japan
Cultural tips

10 Best Japanese Language Schools in Tokyo 2024

If you want to learn Japanese in Japan, make sure to check this list of the best language schools in Tokyo! With courses on everything from business Japanese to university prep, there's surely one that will fit your needs.

Rakugo: The Traditional Japanese Art of Storytelling

Rakugo is a form of Japanese storytelling entertainment resembling western stand up - learn how it started and where to catch one of these witty performances in Japan
Travel tips

10 Sustainable Clothing Brands in Japan 

Looking to update your wardrobe but want to make sure your new clothes were made in an ethically correct manner? Learn where to buy sustainable and environmentally friendly fashion in Japan!
Places to visit in Japan

5 Beautiful Pagodas in Japan

Learn more about the history and features of pagoda and visit 5 of Japan's most stunning pagodas, including UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Food & Drinks

What is an Antenna Shop? Souvenirs from All Over Japan

If you don't have time to visit all of Japan's 47 prefectures, visit the many antenna shops in Tokyo to sample the local delicacies of each prefecture!
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