Osaka Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Japan > Osaka Travel Guide Accommodation Osaka hotels – Search for discount hotels in Osaka, Japan. Travel Guides – Information about Osaka by the Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau. Includes information about events, sightseeing, accommodation, and golden routes in Osaka. Blogs Our Osaka Blog – A British-Finnish family’s experience of living […]

Japan Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Japan Travel Guide Destination Guides Kyoto Osaka Tokyo Accommodation Japan hotels – Search for discount for hotels in Japan. Guide Books Lonely Planet Japan (Travel Guide) Travel Guides Japan National Tourism Organization – Official travel site with guides on where to go and latest travel updates. Blogs Japanistry – Information about Japan […]

Kyoto Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Japan > Kyoto Travel Guide Accommodation Kyoto hotels – Search and compare all Kyoto hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Travel Guides – Official guide to Kyoto. Inside Kyoto – Online guide to Kyoto written by Chris Rowthorn, author of Lonely Planet Kyoto and long-time Kyoto resident. Blogs […]

Tokyo Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Japan > Tokyo Travel Guide Accommodation Tokyo Hotels – Search for discount hotels in Tokyo. Japan is famous for capsule hotels, which is something I wanted to try for myself. Here is my experience of sleeping in a capsule hotel. Travel Guides Go Tokyo – Official travel guide from the Tokyo Convention […]

Staying in a capsule hotel in Tokyo

[A review of my stay at Capsule Inn Akihabara from my 2007 visit to Tokyo.] Tokyo offers a wide range of accommodation options, but nothing is as quirky as a capsule hotel. The first capsule hotel opened in Osaka in 1979 and they can now be found in major cities across Japan. I stayed at […]

Notes on Tokyo: Godzilla, hi-tech toilets, packed subways, fugu fish

Notes from my visit to Tokyo in April, 2007. Godzilla and I On my city map of Tokyo I noticed a dot marked “Godzilla Statue”. In my mind’s eye I pictured a statue at least one storey high of the lizard, perhaps eating a car, with life size people statues fleeing the scene in terror. […]