Rainy Season in Japan: 5 Easy Survival Tips

Rainy Season in Japan: 5 Easy Survival Tips

Have you heard about the rainy season in Japan?  There are certain times of year when you can definitely expect rain, or even a torrential downpour. Being soaked in the rain really triggers my travel anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) because it feels...
7 Fun Things to Do in Dotonbori On Your Japan Trip

7 Fun Things to Do in Dotonbori On Your Japan Trip

If you plan to visit Osaka, you can’t skip Dotonbori! Yes, it’s a bit of a tourist trap, but it’s worth it. There’s so much going on that it can be a bit overwhelming. Between the huge crowds, the shops, restaurants and bright lights, you may not even know...
The Knot Tokyo Shinjuku: Should You Stay Here?

The Knot Tokyo Shinjuku: Should You Stay Here?

During our recent trip to Japan, we spent one night at The Knot Tokyo Shinjuku. Our stay was very short, but we’d like to share our impressions in case you’re considering a visit! We had no idea what to expect after taking the train in from Osaka, so we hope...