Tweet of the Week #44: Catzilla strikes!

If you think diorama means boring miniature replica, time to think again! In Japan, the hobby of crafting tiny worlds in loving detail has reached a whole other level thanks to some crazy talented artists. We can’t speak about diorama in Japan without mentioning two …

How to Bargain in Japanese

As a general rule, bargaining is not the “done thing” in Japan. Countless plucky tourists have received nothing but blank stares as they try to negotiate with the staff of even the biggest companies. However, this can lead to the false impression that bargaining never …

Our Recommended Homestays in Hanoi

You can find many luxury hotels in Hanoi with full facilities and excellent service. But what if you do not want to spend too much money on accommodation so you can better spend your money exploring more places? Do not worry, I have found a …

Stargazing at Tanigawadake UNESCO Eco Park

Partners Information: Enjoy a sky full of stars at Tanigawadake, a world-recognised UNESCO Eco Park! In 2017, the Minakami area, where Tanigawadake is located, was registered as a UNESCO Eco Park as a model for the coexistence between nature and human beings. This September through November, …

Permanent Poop Museum Now Open in Tokyo

In March this year, Yokohama opened its doors to one of its most attention-grabbing attractions yet, a museum dedicated to poop. Officially known as the Unko Museum (“unko” is poop in Japanese) this brightly colored feces-fascinated museum was meant to be a temporary attraction that would …