Taketomi Island Japan

Taketomi Island: White Sand Beaches, Japan

Take a deep breath of pristine air and throw yourself into the floral beauty and ancient traditions of Taketomi Island in Japan. Perched off the shores of Okinawa this tiny island is home to a mere three hundred inhabitants who spend their days strumming stringed banjo instruments, tending the…


Ski Resorts Japan Top 3

Ski Resorts Japan: Top 3 Luxury Spots

For those living just west of the International Date Line, you already know. Japan is one of the hottest ski destinations around. Though its mountains may not receive as much widespread acclaim as their European and American counterparts, that in many ways works to their advantage. This island…


Top 3 Luxury Hotels in Tokyo

Luxury Hotels In Tokyo: 3 Great Options

When I touched down at Narita International Airport, I was anxious to experience some of the best Luxury Hotels in Tokyo. I was pretty much the first one to reach the baggage carousel. Hours spent on the plane psyching myself out for my adventure travel had me watching too many bad movies and…


Japanese Tea Ceremony in Kyoto

Take Part in a Japanese Tea Ceremony in Kyoto

Shanghai may have the lights and Tokyo may have the fast growing fever but you will be hard pressed to find something as reserved and pretty as Kyoto. Under the sweet breath of the cherry blossom this well preserved city has thrived, you can still glimpse echoes of the traditional way of life with…


Shikoku Island in Japan

Glimpse the 88 Temples on Shikoku Island in Japan

Far from the glitz and neon splashed glamor of Japan's bigger cities you can cross the waters and find the dreamy blossoming landscape of Shikoku Island. This is a place where fishermen cast their nets, where silence sparkles and where no less than 88 temples stand strewn along the pilgrims’……


Four Hotels in Tokyo for a Luxurious Stay

Originally a small fishing village named Edo, Tokyo has exploded into one of the biggest, most densely populated, and busiest capital cities in the world. Home to the imperial throne and the country’s political, economic, financial and cultural center, Tokyo boasts a rich heritage and…


Four Charming Kyoto Luxury Hotels to Discover

Kyoto is a city where one can appreciate Japanese history whilst enjoying its modern culture. This combination of old and new is echoed in the city’s landscape that incorporates natural scenery and artificial structures that draw tourists alike. Kyoto is a city of history, culture and beauty. This…


Tokyo Fish Market - Bustling Human Theater

Sometimes being in the hustle and bustle of a small place has its own charisma. Witnessing the interactions of humans in a small confined area is like being an insider at a party. One such intimate yet busy place is Tsukiji, or the Tokyo Fish Market. Located near the Tsukijishijo Station, Tsukiji…


Ritz Carlton Okinawa Secret Getaway Island

Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa - Secret Getaway Island

The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa is a new luxury destination resort located on Japan’s best-kept secret getaway island. Filled with championship golf course and surrounded by emerald-blue waters, Okinawa has been a popular getaway destination for generations of Japanese visitors but has remained…