We are a group of writers and photographers based in Tokyo and we have one mission: show you the best of Japan! From popular cities like Tokyo and Kyoto to off-the beaten path destinations in Japan, we will share with you all you need to know to make the best of your trip. You will find below an introduction to how Sugoii Japan blog is structured and we are sure you are going to find what you are looking for.

Sugoii Japan Blog – Our Best Travel Tips

To start the planning of your trip to Japan, we advise you to first have a look at our Japan Travel Tips blog posts. You will find here general info that will help you a lot when you are just starting to build your itinerary. Perfect for a bit of travel inspiration!

Sugoii Japan Blog – Explore Tokyo City!

Tokyo is obviously a city you cannot miss while traveling to Japan. From traditional temples to super modern neighbourhoods like Shibuya and Shinjuku, there’s something from everyone in Tokyo. So if you are planning to stay few days in the capital of Japan, make sure you read all out Tokyo Tips.

Tokyo is also a great spot to stay in while you travel outside the city. We featured for you some of the best destinations around Tokyo so make sure you check them out too.

Around Tokyo

Tokyo is also a great spot to stay in while you travel outside the city during day trips. We featured for you some of the best destinations around Tokyo so make sure you check them out too.

Sugoii Japan Blog – Discover Kyoto!

Kyoto is definitely another city that you can’t skip while traveling to Japan. It’s the spiritual and cultural heart of Japan so you will find there amazing temples and shrines. If you are into Japanese traditional culture, you will fall in love with Kyoto!

Sugoii Japan Blog – Osaka, a Foodie Paradise!

While Tokyo and Kyoto are undisputed in terms of popularity, Osaka is a destination that attract more and more people. It’s a city with a very unique culture where local people are very friendly and welcoming. If you go out in Osaka by night, it’s almost sure that you are going to make new friends.

One of the main reason people visit Osaka is for its amazing street food scene. You will find food stalls everywhere and you will be able to taste delicious local specialities, including Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki.

Sugoii Japan Blog – Mount Fuji

One of the most popular symbol of Japan is the gorgeous Mount Fuji. It’s definitely more than just a mountain! Local people see it as a holy site and its natural beauty is really outstanding. If you want to know how to see Mount Fuji in Japan, make sure you read these blog posts: Mount Fuji Japan.

More Travel Destinations in Japan

As we mentioned above, Japan is not limited to golden triangle Tokyo-Osaka-Kyoto and has so much more to offer. So please find below more areas we really advise you to add to your Japan itinerary!

Hokkaido

Nagano

Gifu

Tohoku

Kyushu

Shikoku

Okinawa

Sugoii Japan Blog – Stay in a Ryokan

If you are looking to dive into Japanese culture and to live like a local, we really recommend you to stay at least one night in a Ryokan in Japan! You will be able to better understand the traditional culture and enjoy the minimalism of Japanese aesthetics.

One of the most “feared” aspect of Ryokan is the fact that you will sleep directly on a futon placed on a tatami floor. But the truth is that it’s actually pretty confortable. To make sure you respect all the rules in a Ryokan, feel also free to read this article: Ryokan Etiquette.

Sugoii Japan Blog – Onsen Experience

This Japan blog would not be complete without info on Japanese Onsen. Onsens are natural hot springs that you can find almost everywhere in Japan! Onsen represents a very important part of Japanese culture so we will encourage you to try this experience.

Japanese Traditional Culture

Japanese culture is really fascinating and it’s nearly impossible to know all its aspects! But with these blog posts, you will be able to discover the main local traditions and customs.

Japanese Food

We can’t have a Japan blog without speaking about Japanese food! Indeed, Japanese dishes are so popular worldwide and the best place to try them is definitely Japan. Get your belly ready cause we are sure that you will be amazed by the quality of the restaurants in the land of the rising sun.

We hope you will enjoy the content of our Japan blog! If you have a question or any specific request you want to send us, feel free to use this contact form.

Sayonnara!