• Published on : 29/09/2020
  • by : Japan Experience


Door looking out to a crowded courtyard and torii

Meiji Jingu Shrine

Located in the heart of Tokyo in a wooded area of over 100,000 trees, Meiji-Jingu is one of Japan’s most famous shrines and is dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken.

Shinjuku Park Tower, 235 meters high was used as a setting for the movie Lost in Translation.


Bubbling, dizzying, teeming with activities and shops: discover the Shinjuku district and its thousand faces.

Red post box with Japanese characters

Japan Post

Whether you are traveling or residing in Japan, here are some practical tips to make your visit to the local Post Office easier.

The best hikes in the Japanese Alps

The Japanese Alps are located in central Japan and consist of three mountain ranges spread over six prefectures.


Coronavirus in Japan: What You Need to Know

Here are some useful links to make sure you can find all the information you need about travel to Japan during the COVID-19 situation.

Article updated on December 2021

The cherry blossoms in the park of Osaka Castle

Osaka's Top 10 to visit by our Travel Angel, Yann

Unmissable places, great neighborhoods, and local specialties, Yann, our Travel Angel residing on-site for more than 15 years, reveals his 10 favorites in Osaka.



Deliciously light and crisp, this famous Japanese way of frying was first made popular in Japan by Portuguese travelers.


Un maneki-neko et son sourire on ne peut plus accueillant !

The Maneki Neko, Japanese lucky cat

With a stoic or laughing air, a malicious cat invites you, with a sign of the paw, to enter such a shop or a restaurant.

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