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Autumnal Equinox Day

Autumnal Equinox Day, or Shubun no Hi (秋分の日), is a national holiday held on September 22 or 23, and rarely on September 24. It has

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Shinkansen

The shinkansen (新幹線), also known as the Japanese bullet train, is by far the fastest way of land transportation in Japan. On shorter distances, the

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Taxi

One of the easiest ways of getting around hard to reach temples and shrines is without doubt the taxi. It’s not too expensive, and it

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Preparation

Planning a trip to any country can be a difficult, and Japan is no different. This page will explain how you should prepare your trip

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Bonsai

Bonsai (盆栽) is the art of cultivating small trees in a container while keeping the shape of a full-grown tree. Bonsai cultivation takes a lot

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