Japan is a country that will overload your senses, but at the same time leave you with a feeling of tranquility. The commotion of the city mixed with the calming nature and reverence is a juxtaposition that just works. I fell in love with Japan and...

Small pieces of sushi slowly glided by as my mouth began to water. Wanting to see the choices before snatching up my first pick, I waited, carefully analyzing my options. Almost every piece looked delicious, and finally I plucked a plate from the constantly rotating...

It was the most bizarre scene we had ever laid eyes on. We exchanged glances and laughed, wondering what exactly we had gotten ourselves into as we stared at the sensory overload in front of us. A whirlwind of bright lights, dancers, robots, and thumping...

Staying in a traditional ryokan is just one of those quintessential Japanese experiences that you can’t miss when exploring Japan. A ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn, typically with tatami-matted rooms, sliding doors and communal baths. It is common courtesy to remove your shoes and...