Trip Tips: Money in Japan

A bit of a monetary snafu this past summer while traveling is prompting me to write this post. Many of you may already know that Japan's banking system is quite unique, but the details aren't terribly important. What's important is knowing how to withdraw money while traveling in Japan and I hope the following tips... Continue Reading →

Trip Tips: Summer Essentials

If you saw my Uncover Japan facebook post the other day, you'll know that Japan has ended its rainy season a full two weeks early this year and summer is in full swing. I can certainly attest to that, as I experienced 90 degree (Fahrenheit) temperatures this past weekend on my trip to Okayama Prefecture.... Continue Reading →

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