Japan Travel Guide

Shinbashi Tokyo food tour

Have you ever heard of Izakaya – the casual Japanese pubs where people hang out after work? As visitors should try tapas when visiting Spain, drinking at Izakaya is one of the must-do activities when you travel to Japan. But how to find good izakaya in Tokyo? Thanks to the excellent guide from Arigato Japan […]

The Gate Hotel Asakusa Tokyo

Imagine waking up to a beautiful sunrise and the Tokyo Skytree is just outside your window. Amazing, isn’t it? Your trip to Tokyo, Japan will be perfect with a stay at The Gate Hotel Kaminarimon – a nice hotel located in the heart of Asakusa.   The location Located in the heart of Asakusa, The Gate […]

Tokyo food tour

What is the best way to discover a city? The answer may vary depending on each person, but for me, it’s through food. I love trying different dishes and understanding the stories behind them. On my recent trip to Tokyo, Japan, I got an invitation to join the Old Town Tokyo Food tour from Arigato […]

What are the best things to do in Fukuoka, Japan? In this Fukuoka Travel Guide, you will find out places to go in Fukuoka, what to eat and where to stay in Fukuoka. Read the article and plan your travel to Fukuoka.   1. Eat Motsunabe With the history of more than 1000 years, Motsunabe […]


Have you ever dreamed of sleeping in a bookstore, or being surrounded by books all the time? Book and Bed Tokyo Asakusa is a “Bookstore to stay”, and offers you all these experiences. With an interesting concept, this hostel is definitely a great place to stay in Tokyo for book lovers and travelers who are […]

japanese food

Japanese culinary is not only special for its delicious dishes but also for the decoration and service. In this Japanese food guide, you’ll find the list of 10+ Japanese food you should try when traveling to Japan.   1. Sushi (寿司) Sushi is probably the first dish that people will mention about Japanese food. It […]

solo trip to Tokyo Japan

Tokyo, the heart of Japan, is famous for beautiful places and exotic culture. In this article, I’ll share my first solo trip to Tokyo, as well as my Tokyo itinerary for 3 days.   Background Before visiting Tokyo, I’ve never had any solo trip. At that time, I didn’t start traveling alone or think about […]

Huis Ten Bosch is a small Netherlands

If you’re seeking for an alternative experience while traveling in Japan, Huis Ten Bosch will be a perfect choice. Located in the north of Nagasaki, Japan, the Dutch theme park has many special things to offer. Let’s discover Huis Ten Bosch in our travel guide.   I. What is Huis Ten Bosch? Huis Ten Bosch […]

Would you like to know how a castle would look like after an earthquake in Japan? I visited Kumamoto recently to see whether it has recovered after serious earthquakes that struck in 2016, and especially to observe the current state of Kumamoto castle. The Kumamoto castle was still damaged during my visit, and it revealed […]

Yufuin Travel Guide

Located approximately 10 km from Beppu, Oita (another famous onsen destination), Yufuin is a lovely onsen resort that you can easily spend a day discovering. In this comprehensive Yufuin Travel Guide, you can find tips on Yufuin transportation, places to go in Yufuin, best things to do in Yufuin, what to eat in Yufuin Japan […]