How to Buy Sumo Wrestling Tickets for Tourists [2024]

How to Buy Sumo Wrestling Tickets

When we were planning our recent trip to Japan, we decided early that we were keen to see a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo during our visit as a different way to experience the Japanese culture – and it certainly was a great experience which I would definitely recommend to other visitors to Japan! You … Read more

How to Buy Tokyo Baseball Tickets Including Yomiuri Giants Tickets in 2023

How to Buy Tokyo Baseball Tickets including Yomiuri Giants

Baseball is the most popular amateur and professional sport in Japan and we can confirm that Japanese baseball games are an amazing experience!  After hearing about the Japanese love of baseball, we definitely wanted to attend a baseball game during our family trip to Japan.  We ended up attending a sold-out match between the Yomiuri … Read more

Best Mt Fuji Climbing Tour for 2023

Best Mt Fuji Climbing Tour

A common bucket list activity for people travelling to Japan is to climb the iconic landmark Mt Fuji.  Options to complete the climb include climbing independently or purchasing a climb Mt Fuji tour.  The focus of this article is to assist you to find the best Mt Fuji climbing tour as well as pointing you … Read more

How to Skip the Queue with a Universal Studios Japan Express Pass [2023]

How to Skip the Queue with a Universal Studios Japan Express Pass

Universal Studios Japan doesn’t have a free line-skipping system such as the Fast Pass at Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea. Instead, USJ has various Express Passes which need to be purchased in addition to a standard Studio Pass. An Express Pass is a fantastic queue-jumping tool. With an Express Pass in your hand, you will spend … Read more

Getting Around Japan with a Japan Rail Pass

Getting Around Japan with a Japan Rail Pass

On our recent trip to Japan one of the things which made travelling around Japan really easy was using a Japan Rail Pass.  When you have a JR Pass you can easily reserve seats for your preferred train services, switch and change your reservations and also go around Japan on the unreserved train carriages. In … Read more

Our Ginormous Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Japan [2023]

Our Ginormous Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Japan

If you are visiting Universal Studios Japan Harry Potter fans of all types (die-hard or casual) must visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. In fact, even if you are interested in nothing else at USJ Harry Potter is reason enough to visit Universal Studios Japan. Hogsmeade Village and Hogwarts Castle have been faithfully recreated … Read more