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Everything You Need to Know about Visiting The Imperial Palace in Tokyo

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The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. Located in the heart of the pulsating city, this haven proves to be the highly valuable privacy the Japanese royal family crave. In this mini-guide to visiting the Imperial Palace, you will learn about the best times to visit and what you will find…

When and where can you see the Cherry Blossom in Japan?

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Japan’s cherry blossom season is one of the most iconic times of year to visit, often cited as a symbol of the transient nature of life. Here you can read about the best hotspots in the height of the season, and the more unusual spots which will see you dodging the crowds…

Best time to visit Japan?

A highlight of the Japanese calendar is cherry blossom season which sweeps north from the southern part of Japan in late March. Come April the cherry blossom trees are reaching full bloom and despite generally only lasting a few weeks can be seen in northern Japan until the middle of May. The weather in spring is pleasantly mild with some rain but rates increase dramatically due to our Easter school holidays in the early part of April and Japan’s Golden Week at the end, and the sheer demand of…
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