From the bright lights and robot cafes of Tokyo to the tiny cat islands that are home to more felines than humans, Japan has it all.
Made up of thousands of islands, you can also enjoy incredible scenery and world class hiking throughout the country. Showcasing a unique blend of cutting edge modernity and ancient tradition, we found Japan an absolutely fascinating country to visit.
Despite it having a reputation for being expensive, we managed to travel from south to north on quite a tight budget, so don’t let financial concerns hold you back from visiting.
We travelled for nearly 6 weeks in Japan and spent £52.27 per day - for both of us! Here's how to budget for your Japan trip and all our best tips for saving money as a budget backpacker.
One of the world's top capitals city, the eclectic, vibrant, show stopper that is Tokyo should be on every travel lover's wanderlust list - whatever your budget. We had five awesome days exploring and spent under £300. Read on to find out how!
Eating ramen is a serious business in Japan but do you know how to tackle it? We teach you how to eat ramen like a boss in 7 easy steps.
Dreaming of visiting Japan but think it's too expensive? Think again!
Japan has a reputation for the weird and the wonderful, this camping shop/hostel certainly lived up to that.
Humbled, sad, astounded, angry, heartbroken and ashamed are just a few of the emotions I felt shortly after we arrived in Hiroshima.
As much as I was not expecting to have to take my shoes off to enter a public toilet as we were in Tokyo I was not at all prepared to witness two separate incidents of adults shitting in flower beds in the street, as I did within hours of arriving in Bangkok.
On the Northern shore of Kyushu Island known for ancient shrines and beaches Fukuoka is the perfect place to relax and experience a more laid back Japan...
A mini guide on everything you need to know about watching baseball in Japan.
I suppose looking back his behaviour was a little odd but he looked like he was having so much fun. Then suddenly he pulled out a gun. Shit!