Japan guide

  • Staying Safe In Japan – What You Need To Know

    Traveling to any new country can be a daunting experience, especially if you’re a solo traveler. Whilst safe and secure hotels like the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa provide peace of mind, is the same true for the outside world? Thankfully, Japan is often cited as one of the safest countries in the world, often […]

  • Japan Travel on A Budget – Everything You Need To Know

    Japan has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Since loosening its COVID restrictions in October 2022, more and more people are booking their holidays in the country. This is unsurprising, with great value Shinjuku hotels providing easy access into the center of Tokyo and with incredibly efficient train routes across […]

  • When Are The Best Times Of Year To Visit Japan For Cherry Blossom?

    Known in Japan as Sakura, the Japanese cherry blossom is one of the most atmospheric Japanese experiences for travellers and is symbolic in the country as a symbol of beauty and vitality. At certain times of year, guests of hotels in Shinjuku Tokyo and other cities can enjoy the beautiful pink-white blooms of these stunning […]

  • Skiing for Beginners in Japan

    Japan has so much going for it, from street food to world-class shopping, that often travellers don’t realise that Japan Ski Resorts have some of the best powdery skiing you can get internationally, including the likes of Aspen and the French Alps. Not a regular slalom-superhero? That is okay – there are plenty of spots […]

  • Why Golfing is a must in Japan

    For similar reasons to why people love to ski and participate in mountainous snow-sports in Japan, people love to golf in Japan: it is the expansive, open space and nature reserves that make it so utterly desirable. There are 2349 golf resorts in Japan, and this should act in itself as a motivation to visit […]

  • 48 hours in Hakodate

    When staying at Hakodate Onuma Prince Hotel, you are blessed with a wealth of entertainment, food, cultural significance and sightseeing right on your doorstep. Often, people visiting this main city of Hakodate aren’t staying for very long periods, and that can make you feel anxious that you are missing out on the best it has […]

  • Exploring Japan on a budget

    When visiting a foreign city, you often find that because you don’t know exactly what’s what, or where to find the city’s hidden gems, you end up falling into what ought to be the most obvious tourist traps but don’t always seem it (especially when you are keeping your eye out for English signs). While […]

  • All You Need to Know About Vernal Equinox Day in Japan

    There are a number of things that ought to be on your priority list when travelling in Japan, from ensuring you stay in hotels with a bath in the room to trying as much exciting new street food as possible. There are also a great number of festivals and traditions native to Japan, so visiting […]

  • Japan’s 5 Most Beautiful Regions

    Japan is one of the most stunning countries in the world, boasting an incredible variety of natural beauty, stunning historic sights and awe-inspiring architecture. You’re never too far away from a beauty spot in this exceptional destination, making it the perfect place to visit for anyone who loves to marvel at the landscape around them […]

  • Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Ski Trip to Japan

    Whether you’re a seasoned winter sports addict or keen to try it for the first time, Japan is one of the world’s best places to experience the adrenaline rush and beauty of skiing. The country boasts some of the best snow conditions in the world, as well as incredible natural scenery, centuries of culture and […]