Japan Travel Articles

 
A House of Cards – Japan, Asia
David Schneider discovers the semi-serious consequences of breaking Japanese law.
Ginza: Tradition and Technology – Tokyo, Japan, Asia
Ginza optimises the western image of Tokyo. Alsix discovers more than the glitz, glamour and neon that initially overwhelms and stuns.
Kyoto: A Tale of Two Cities – Japan, Asia
Kyoto: A Tale of Two Cities – Japan, Asia Japan is often described as a hybrid of the modern and ancient. Joshua K. Hartshorne thinks Kyoto is also a hybrid - of the sublime and the downright ugly.
Harajuku: Punks and Bloody Marys in Downtown Tokyo – Japan, Asia
Alsix describes the contrasts within the Japanese people; how they can be studious and shy during the week, wild and extreme on the weekends.
Pure Pachinko: A look into Japan’s Favorite Pass Time – Japan, Asia
Pure Pachinko: A look into Japan’s Favorite Pass Time – Japan, Asia Pachinko is as much a part of modern Japanese culture as sushi and sake, but what's it all about? Grab your smokes, head for the bright lights and find out with Dan Murphy.
Japan on the Cheap: A User Guide – Japan, Asia
Japan on the Cheap: A User Guide – Japan, Asia Dan Murphy offers this guide for those wanting to go to Japan and hesitating because of its high price reputation. His tips include shoestring budget transportation, accommodations and eateries.
Climbing Mt. Fuji – Mt. Fuji, Japan, Asia
Climbing Mt. Fuji – Mt. Fuji, Japan, Asia Revered for its beauty and symmetry, Mt Fuji attracts thousands of climbers each year. John Kung proves that although grandparents and kids alike hike up this mountain, it doesn't mean it's e
The Used Car Ferry – Sea of Japan
Although Rowena Lambert initially questioned her decision to take a boat from Fushiki to Vladivostok based on the strange process involved and the sketchy travellers on board, she was glad she did.
Three Minutes to the Inn – Nasu Shiobara, Japan
Alan L. Haynes describes his lighthearted tale of travel misadventures in rural Japan.
Slip-Ups and Slip-Ons: A Walk Through a Japanese Home
Dean Moriarty navigates footwear and cutoms in Japanese homes.