Tokyo's quirky Robot Restaurant show will have you eating sushi out of a bento box while watching scantily clad girls ride twelve foot steel horses as live stuffed animals prance around the stage.
Though Hakodate is a laid back city, it carries a ton of history and fun things to do. From sprawling parks and skyline views from a mountain peak to relaxing hot springs and a memorable morning market.
The Shinjuku nightlife offers a lot of fun things to do and a visit to Tokyo's Golden Gai bars is one of the best activities on that list.
Japanese culture and traditions are incredibly unique, making it a dream destination for a lot of travelers. That said, the fact is that Japan can be an intimidating country for first-time visitors. Here's a few etiquette tips that will make you feel more comfortable.
Tokyo is known for its unique experiences, such as a medical themed restaurant where you can eat beef, shaped like a brain, inside a private jail cell. Or the cat cafes where petting felines and drinking coffee go hand in hand.
The Aomori prefecture, in the Northeastern section of Japan, is filled with fun things to do, see and eat. It is best known for the Nebuta Matsuri festival and being the largest producer of apples in the country.
It is a Japanese city that is filled with the latest innovations, an undying energy and a rich culture. Plus, there are so many quirky things to do there, and a lot of them are centered around the food scene.
A ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn where the floors are typically tatami mats and the rooms are separated with sliding shōji doors. And Hotel Sakan in Sendai is one of the best.
Just an hour and a half ride from Tokyo on the Japan's Shinkansen (the bullet train) you will find the city of Sendai. It is the capital city of the Miyagi Perfecture and a gem that sometimes gets overlooked. Sendai is the largest city in the Tōhoku region of Japan and is full of cultural monuments, unique foods and vibrant city lights.
I have been to many impressive and unique markets around the world; Hong Kong's gold fish market, Barcelona's Boqueria and Chiang Mai's Sunday Night Market, just to name a few. Though none have been quite like Tokyo's Tusijiki Market, one of the largest wholesale fish markets in the world