10 Must-Buy Beauty Products from Japan

Japan is well known as a paradise for beauty products and I don’t know about you, but before each trip to Japan we’re frantically searching for info on which cosmetics to bring back with us. If you are like us, you’ll already be making that shopping list so let’s run down 10 of our favorites

Everything You Need to Know About Okonomiyaki

Perhaps not as internationally renown as sashimi, sushi or ramen, okonomiyaki is a type of savory pancake. Originating from the Kansai and Hiroshima regions it has grown into one of Japan’s favorite dishes. The name comes from the Japanese meaning for “what you like” (okonomi) and “grill” (yaki). Here’s everything you need to know about

Visiting Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Every year, as winter turns to spring, people from all over flock to the Japanese Alps to see the outstanding scenery and journey along the remarkable alpine route up in the Tateyama Mountain Range. For those planning a trip to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, you may have already found out that traveling around the Japanese countryside,

6 Money Saving Capsule Hotels in Tokyo

Tokyo is a destination that everyone should visit at least once. Unfortunately Japan’s capital city is also a notoriously expensive place to go. What can we do about it? Well, have you considered staying in one of the capsule hotels? Tokyo has many capsule hotel options and they’re great for cutting costs. KKday sorts out the

Japanese Hot Spring Etiquette

Planning a trip to a Japanese hot spring or onsen? There are a few small things to be aware of first before you rush in. Take a look at KKday’s guide to onsen etiquette to avoid any potentially embarrassing moments and ensure your visit is as relaxing as possible. No Tattoos Many onsen places in Japan