Japan

Is Seoul or Tokyo Right for You?

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Just as it’s futile to choose between New York or Los Angeles and London or Paris, so too are Tokyo and Seoul equally indispensable to the Eastern traveler.

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Tokyo’s Greatest Escapes

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Whether you’re looking for day trips from Tokyo to accent a first taster trip to Tokyo, or are a repeat offender in search of a truly unique excursion, you’re in the right place.

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Tokyo Starts Here

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What I’m about to share is a perspective as rich and diverse as a walk through Tokyo’s streets.

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Is Korea the Poor Man’s Japan?

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The question of Korea vs Japan is a contentious one—even before broaching the topic of travel.

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The Frozen World and the Loneliness

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When I think of winter in Japan, I think of an image I wasn’t able to capture.

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Tokyo is More Than Sushi—or Is It?

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There are more than enough reasons to visit Tokyo, regardless of your nationality.

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Outstanding Osaka

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Here’s how to make the most of any trip to Osaka, even if you thought before arriving at this page that you would never come.

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Kyoto Starts Here

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Planning a Kyoto itinerary requires organization and self-reflection, but it’s actually not that difficult.

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