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6 Very Useful Things You Can Do at Lawson

Since electing to stay open 24 hours in1977, the range of services available at Lawson stores has continued to expand year after year. Check out all the useful things you can do at your friendly neighborhood store!

Leave Naha for These 4 Hidden Okinawa Islands

Okinawa Prefecture is full of smaller islands with stunning nature and beaches. Why not take a quick trip away from the busy capital of Naha and find a secluded beach all to yourself?

Tokyo to Kyoto: A Budget Two-Day Excursion

Spend two days in Kyoto, with a night at a hotel and bullet train tickets included for less than ¥26,000!

5 Cheap Options to Visit Okinawa From Kansai

Save some cash and discover cheap flight options for a beach getaway from Kansai to Okinawa with these tips.

Take the Train through Japan's Deepest Gorge

The Kurobe Gorge Railway is a perfect choice for tourists looking for something spectacular.

The Ultimate Group Tent

Enjoy your own personal space or chat it up in the communal meeting room in this outdoor tent!

Top 10 Tips for Budget Travel in Japan

Want to know how to travel Japan on the cheap? Here are 10 ways to get by without having to watch your money fly away!

5 Reasons to Go Off-Season Camping in Japan

With more than 3,000 campsites in Japan, there's every reason to get out of the city and find your new happy place. Even—or especially—if it's out of the official camping season.

15 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat & Humidity

Can't take the heat? Here are 15 ways to change your situation!

8 Accommodation Options in Japan

So, you're planning your first trip or long-term move to Japan and you’re afraid you’ll end up under a bridge, alone and cold, unable to find a roof? This article is for you!

Take a Breakneck Video Tour of Japan!

Filmed during a three-week railway journey through Japan, this stupendously edited collection of memories reminds us of what can be so fascinating about this island nation.

5 Must-Buy Omiyage from Osaka

Visiting Osaka? Then check out these five souvenirs to bring back!

Japan's Most Popular Train Passes

Japan's railway companies have created multitudes of passes to attract passengers, which can be confusing and off-putting at first to novice riders. Let's check out some of the passes so you'll be ready to ride the rails!

Travel Through Japan Without Heavy Luggage!

Say goodbye to heavy luggage thanks to a new website that allows you to rent clothing from locals in Japan!

Catch a Glimpse of Daily Life in Akita

Family and nature both feature prominently in this stirring glimpse of a day spent far away from the bright lights of Tokyo.

3 Bridges in Okinawa Offering Gorgeous Views

Even people who suffer from gephyrophobia won't be able to resist crossing these bridges to see the pristine blue waters below and a baby blue sky above.

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