SYT Japan Archives
Here are a few SYT posts about Japan to get you started:
- The Best Things to Do in Japan
- How to Spend a Month in Japan on $2,000
- How to Access Your Money in Japan
- How to Buy a Japan Rail Pass
- On Couchsurfing in Japan
Will Work for Japan
A photo collection by SYT – Free Download
Having spent one year traveling all over Japan from the northern most prefecture of Hokkaido to the islands of Okinawa, WWFJ is a photo timeline that captures the quirks of Japanese culture, the culinary industry’s creativity, kindness of the people, and the blend of new and old. WWFJ is meant to entice you to visit Japan through 100 snapshots and arm you with the resources you need to make the most of your time.
Blogs & Websites
Bungy Japan (Bungy jumping experiences in Japan)
Exposure Japan (Beautiful photo essays from visitors to Japan)
EYExplore (Photo tours and workshops in Tokyo)
Fukuoka Now (For all things Fukuoka)
GaijinPot (Explanations of Japanese culture by expats)
Get Hiroshima (For all things Hiroshima)
Hiking in Japan (For all things hiking in Japan)
Hyperdia (Comprehensive train timetable and route search engine)
Japan Day/Weekend Trips (Best hiking meetup group)
Japan Guide (For all things Japan, this is my #1 go to website)
Japanize Meetup (Meetup group for Japanese culture experiences)
Japan Travel Mate (Japan travel photos and guides)
Japan Urban Adventures (Day tours in Tokyo and Kyoto)
JRPass.com (Travel Japan with ease with a JR Pass)
Odigo Travel (Explore different Japan itineraries from travelers)
Okinawa Flyboard (Flyboarding experience in Okinawa and Tokyo)
Ramen Adventures (For all things ramen)
RocketNews24 (Outrageous and hilarious news stories from Japan)
Shikoku Henro Trail (Info on hiking the Shikoku 88 Pilgrimage trail)
Spoon and Tamago (For all things Japanese art and design)
Surviving in Japan (How-to guides for exploring and living in Japan)
Tabelog (For restaurant recommendations in Japan)
Time Out Tokyo (Guide for Tokyo restaurants, nightlife, & events)
Tofugu (Long read posts about Japanese culture & language)
Tokyo Cheapo (Comprehensive guide of Tokyo events on the cheap)
Tokyo Eats (Tokyo restaurant recommendations)
Tokyo Gaijins (Expat community group that does weekend trips)
Tokyo Snow Club (Day or weekend outdoor adventure group)
Daichi Beatboxer [Japanese Only] – Human beatboxer from Tokyo who covers popular songs and creates his own beats as well.
Happy in Japan – Host Andrew Marston, runs a show called “Tour Japan” where he teaches viewers a little bit about a new place in Japan then goes to visit and shows his audience around.
KemushiChan – Offers language learning tips for both Japanese and English learners and highlights cultural differences.
Micaela – Vlogs focused on highlights of Fukuoka (the largest city in Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost island), life in Japan, and occasional international travel videos.
Rachel & Jun – International couple focused on vlogging about cultural differences between America and Japan and unique experiences in Japan.
That Japanese Man Yuta – Yuta hits the streets of Tokyo to interview Japanese people and foreigners about their opinions on cultural differences and language.
Sharla in Japan – Vlogs about daily life in Tokyo, quirks of Japanese culture, events, and food.
Food Tours & Cooking Classes
Japan Apartment Tours
Tokyo Apartment Tour #1
Tokyo Apartment Tour #2
Kyoto Apartment Tour
Osaka Apartment Tour
Photographers & Instagrammers
- 35mm Tokyo (@35mmtokyo)
- Cultivated Days (@cultivateddays)
- Discover Tokyo (@discovertokyo)
- EYExplore (@eyexplor)
- Instagram Japan (@instagramjapan)
- Japan Australia (@japan_australia)
- Jason Arney (@jasonarney)
- Oku Japan (@okujapantravel)
- The Japan Times (@thejapantimes)
- Tokyo Camera Club (@tokyocameraclub)