Tokyo christmas lights

Tokyo christmas lights

I often get the question as to when you should travel to Japan: summer, spring, winter, autumn? There is no ‘correct’ answer to that question, since it really doesn’t matter what time of the year you visit Japan. All seasons have their charm, but during 

Sacred deer of Nara

Sacred deer of Nara

The prefecture of Nara is famous for the many ancient monuments and temples and is also home to one of the largest statues of Buddha and the largest wooden building in the world. However most tourists also come for the visitors from the nearby forest. 

Manhole covers Japan

Manhole covers Japan

The words ‘street art’ take on a whole new meaning if you look at these manhole covers. It’s apparently a Japanese custom to have manhole covers that are even more amazing than most art in a museum.  Credit: Daderot If we talk about things you ‘must-see’, 

Pokémon airplane – gotta catch em all!

Pokémon airplane – gotta catch em all!

Let your inner child guide you on a flight with All Nippon Airways! Besides the themed airplanes of Hello Kitty and Star Wars, of course they had to have a few Pokéjets. One of the most famous tv-series ever made on this planet was converted 

Eshima Ohashi Bridge

Eshima Ohashi Bridge

Whoah, it looks like we’re going straight up a mountain here! Meet the Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan, a bridge who has the adorable nickname ‘rollercoaster bridge’ in England and America. And if I look at it I can only agree with them.  Credit: mstk 

Animal lollipops that are pieces of art

Animal lollipops that are pieces of art

Have you ever seen candy that was too beautiful to eat? Hmm, I sure hadn’t before I saw the pieces of art Shinri Tezuka makes. These lollipops are just so amazing you would display them in a museum or something rather than eating them. Credit: Shinri