Your Guide to Seeing Japan’s Fall Foliage

Autumn in Japan: Mt. Fuji

When’s the best time to visit Japan? It’s beautiful all year-round. But once the calendar flips to September, a wave of rustling koyo (‘colorful leaves’) starts to sweep the country. This ‘koyo front’—Japan’s autumn equivalent to the cherry blossom season—starts up north in Hokkaido, before moving southward to the Kansai region. Experience the best of

Now’s Your Best Chance to See the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights

When it comes to the Northern Lights, photos just don’t do them justice. Also known as the Aurora Borealis, this celestial spectacle constantly makes its way onto every traveler’s Bucket List. This natural phenomenon occurs when gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere collide with charged particles from the sun. The result? Grand aural displays of

The 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan: Shibuya Shopping District

From high-end to thrift shops, high-fashion to otaku culture, Tokyo has it all. But the large city can get overwhelming to explore. Whether you’re hunting for something as specific as an authentic samurai sword, or you just want to casually browse standard department stores, you’ll be able to find it in Tokyo. Ginza You don’t talk about

Our Favorite Milk Tea Places in Tawain

Milk tea first started becoming popular a few years back. Its sweet, syrupy take on the normally bitter drink quickly made it a favorite midday pick-me-up. Nowadays, you can find milk tea shops everywhere serving all kinds of varieties and flavors. Milk tea was born, raised, and perfected in Taiwan, and is definitely something you