Is Airbnb In Japan Still A Good Option?



We’ve been using Airbnb in Japan ever since we met more than three years ago. Joshua used it on his first trip and we’ve used it together ever since we started exploring the world together. We haven’t found any better way to rent a short term apartment in Japan and think an apartment is much better than a hotel if … Read More

Wifi In Japan: Ultimate Guide To Getting Connected


Public WiFi in Japan is worse than a lot of other countries. But, it’s not due to poor infrastructure limiting speed and access. Speed and performance are usually great if you’re connected to a private network in a home or office. Some public networks are great, too… Occasionally. The biggest challenge is getting connected in the first place. Free hot … Read More

Traveling To Japan For The First Time? 37 Things To Know Before You Go



It’s hard to know what to expect when traveling to Japan for the first time. You probably have a general idea about Japan based on the bits and pieces of the culture that you’re familiar with. Sushi has taken the world by storm and now ramen is doing the same. There’s modern Tokyo and ancient Kyoto. There are cat cafes … Read More

Best Osaka Neighborhood to stay in?


Choosing the best Osaka neighborhood to stay in depends on what you’re looking for. Osaka is not nearly as big as Tokyo, but it’s still a large, sprawled out city with distinct neighborhoods that have their own quirks and charms. Some are old and have an atmosphere that’s very unique to Osaka, while others are new and modern. We’ll introduce … Read More

How long to stay in Osaka? It depends on 3 things…


Osaka is underrated. It’s usually described as a nightlife city with little else to see and do. As a result of this perception, most people just pass through on their way to Kyoto or skip it all together. This is a mistake—especially for foodies. Street food, markets, and even Michelin starred restaurants are everywhere. They are usually cheaper than the … Read More