Japan – It’s Weird but Wonderful

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Rate our ReviewsJapan is a country of true contradictions. Some of the most sexual and violently explicit Manga animations are at odds with a culture priding itself on custom, respect and courtesy. We’re all familiar with the Japanese stereotype of incessant bowing and of subservient women who are dedicated to pleasing and satisfying their husbands. […]

Japan, Fuji-San, …….. – Onsens – A Guide to Getting Naked

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Rate our ReviewsOne custom that should not be missed from your agenda while in Japan is to experience an Onsen. This a traditional spa where you leave your modesty at the door to broil your naked self in the ‘Ow! Ow! Ow! It’s-so-hot-it-hurts-water’ for a long, indulgent soak.

Hiroshima, Japan – City of Hope and Love and Peace

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Rate our ReviewsOn the face of things, Hiroshima looks like any modern city going about its business… Wide boulevards are lined with shopping malls; ‘Sales’ signs splashed in red ink adorn every shop window… the occasional tram trundles along its track through the streetscape, while people stand impatiently at crossing, in a hurry to get […]