Collected by Christian Jurinka
１丁目-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-8509, Japan
Kanazawa isn’t on the beaten path for most travelers to Japan, but perhaps it should be. It offers most of what makes visiting the country so interesting (food, culture, attractions), but without the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. This is...
Japan, 〒135-0061 Tōkyō-to, Kōtō-ku, Toyosu, 2 Chome−4−９ アーバンドック ららぽーと豊洲 ノースポート 3 階
For children, the world can seem like a big, scary place. Tokyo's towering buildings, different language, and hectic pace can be even more intimidating. To help ease any possible anxiety, we took the boys to a unique indoor theme park called...
15部-40 Notojima Magarimachi, Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture 926-0216, Japan
Located in the middle of the country, Ichikawa Prefecture has some of Japan's most beautiful mountain scenery and seaside resorts, making it an ideal vacation spot for overworked Tokyoites. We took a 6-hour fast train to the Noto Peninsula to...
Japan, 〒859-5121 Nagasaki Prefecture, Hirado, Iwanouecho, 1458
Perched above Hirado Bay, the five-story Hirado Castle is surrounded on three sides by water. Once occupied by the Matsura Samurai clan, the castle’s exhibits showcase items from Japan’s feudal period including, documents, drawings, armor, and...
Japan, 〒810-8660 Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka-shi, Chūō-ku, Jigyōhama, 2 Chome−2−2
Visiting Japan can be quite a culture shock. Remember Bill Murray in Lost in Translation? To help our kids get acclimatized after traveling halfway across the globe to the capital city of Kyushu, Japan, I figured a visit to the local ballpark for...
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