Mt Fuji Hiking: What You Need to Prepare

Hiking Mount Fuji, the iconic and majestic volcano in Japan, is a thrilling adventure that attracts thousands of outdoor enthusiasts from around the world. With its breathtaking views and rich cultural significance, climbing Mount Fuji is an experience that requires careful preparation. In this post, I will explain (in detail) the essential steps and considerations to ensure a safe and enjoyable hike up Mount Fuji. (more…)

Hurry up! Ashikaga Park’s Great Wisteria festival is ending(Tochigi)

The Fujinohana Monogatari Ofuji festival is a festival where hundreds of flowers bloom. Ashikaga park, the park that held this festival, is covered in beautiful flowers from April to May. The flower that people sought the most here are the Great Wisteria flowers that bloomed at its peak from late April to early May. The Great Wisteria flowers' peak ended already, but don't be sad, because there are more flowers that you can view. There's a white wisteria on early May, and yellow blossom wisteria from early to mid May!...

How to experience Kyoto to the fullest

Kyoto is a wonderful city where traditional Japanese vibe mingles with its modern side. It's a beautiful place to visit to say the least. Visiting temples, trying a kaiseki dinner— there's just so much to do in Kyoto! Wondering where to start? Well, here are some activities you can do when in Kyoto that are Muslim-friendly!! Also See:Muslim-friendly & vegan menus now available at Hyssop in KyotoOur Muslim-friendly Japanese snack packs now available at halal restaurant MATSURIHalal Ramen Ayam-YA in Kyoto reopens with a new look

Tulip fair! Millions of tulips blooming till May (Tonami Tulip Park)

Can you believe there are 3 million tulips in this park? You can enjoy the beautiful view of tulip flower beds in this park, the Tonami Tulip Park. The tulips are also displayed inside the Tulip Gallery, where you can learn more about the tulip flowers. But you gotta hurry, because this Tulip festival ends on 5th of May. Check out the link below to learn more about the Tulip Festival!

Best cherry blossom spots to visit before the cherry blossom’s gone for good

The season of cherry-blossom viewing is ending soon! But don't be disheartened. There are still a few places where the sky is still decorated with beautiful pink cherry blossoms until May. Yep that's right folks, even in May you can still go cherry blossom viewing in Japan. Find out more in the link below and don't forget to bring some foods and drinks to enjoy! Also See:Strawberry-picking: TOP 5 ranking of the most popular spots in JapanGet halal curry at Haneda Airport’s new one-stop entertainment complex

Gorgeous sunset! Capture your reflection on Chichibugahama Beach (Kagawa)

Located in the western part of Kagawa Prefecture facing the Seto Inland Sea, Chichibugahama Beach is well-known to have one of the most beautiful sunsets in Japan. This shallow, sandy beach stretches for 1km, attracting many visitors every summer where they can take spectacular natural mirror photos like in Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia. If you want to take photos here, it is recommended to take one 30 minutes before or after the sunset. Find out more below. Also See:Revered soy sauce firm on the quest to make Muslim-friendly range, Kamada Soy...

Japan to end COVID-19 border controls on tourists from 8 May

Currently, all entrants must present certification of three COVID-19 doses or a negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours of departure to enter Japan. However, Japan will end the current border control measures on international travellers on 8 May as COVID-19 will be downgraded to the same category as a common disease (like influenza), in the country's major shift toward normalizing social and economic activities. This new framework will be subjected to travellers arriving at five major airports: Narita, Haneda, Chubu, Kansai and Fukuoka. Click the link to find out...

Ninja Cafe Asakusa serves ‘shuriken’ you can eat with halal options

If you're a ninja fan, you need to check out this ninja-themed cafe "NINJA Cafe ASAKUSA" with hands-on entertainment in Asakusa that turns you into a ninja dressed in all that ninja gear. Customers can enjoy a hearty meal including a ninja curry with a shuriken (small star-shaped throwing blade)-shaped rice. The restaurant also provides vegetarian, vegan, and halal meals for those with diet restrictions. Find out more in the link (Eng) below. Also See:Must-Visit Tokyo 1-Day Itinerary: 6 Recommended Places for You

Gather around gamers! A six-storey Bandai Namco arcade just opened in Akihabara

Bandai Namco just opened its first gaming center, and it's massive! Filled to the brim with fun much-beloved entertainment from the famous video game company, Bandai Namco, this'll be a sweet tourist spot for all gamers and anime-lovers. Aside from games, this six-storey arcade also has a complete collection of gachapon (toy-capsule machine), an open area to play card games, and so much more. The Namco arcade is located in Akihabara and will be crowded by otakus alike for sure!

Asia’s first! The new Harry Potter Studio Park to open in Tokyo in June 2023

Harry Potter fans rejoice! The new Harry Potter theme park "Warner Bros Studio Tour Tokyo– Making of Harry Potter –" will open on 16 June 2023 on the old site of Toshimaen theme park in Nerima-ku, Tokyo. This park will be the first of its kind opened outside Britain. Photo: ’Wizarding World' and all related names, characters and indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. – Wizarding World publishing rights © J.K. Rowling via Warner Bros Studio Tour Tokyo This walk-through entertainment facility takes visitors on a...