What are Some Ways Osaka is Better than Tokyo?

Pinpoint Traveler is here to help you have an incredible Japan trip. In this blog, we answer the question, what are some ways Osaka is better than Tokyo? … Read More

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Cultural Highlights of Kyoto: A Guide for Travelers

Join Pinpoint Traveler for our guide to Kyoto’s cultural sites, unveiling the city’s enchanting temples, traditional tea houses, and scenic beauty. … Read More

What are the Best Places to Visit in Hiroshima, Japan?

Discover Hiroshima’s best sites! Its vibrant culture, mouthwatering cuisine, tranquil landscapes, and historical significance make it a must-visit destination. … Read More

What are Some of Tokyo’s Best-Kept Secrets?

Uncover the best of Tokyo: From historical sanctuaries and unconventional cafes to hidden nature spots and age-old festivals. Read more… … Read More

Osaka castle rising above the surrounding compound's walls.

What are the best Osaka walking tour sights?

Depending how you look at it, Osaka is Japan’s second or third largest city. That means there’s got to be lots to cover! We’ve compiled some of the best walking tour sights for you, with the majority coming straight from … Read More

Set of small obanzai bowls

Obanzai Restaurants in Kyoto: What’s the deal?

→ Also ones in nearby Osaka, because we love obanzai restaurants there too. With so many types of Japanese food, seeking out obanzai restaurants can be a little niche. We commend you for your in-depth knowledge of and interest in … Read More

Bowl of soba noodles

What makes Tokyo udon or Osaka soba taste so good?

Everyone knows ramen as the star noodle soup dish of Japan, but on the lighter side of things you will find a nice bowl of udon or soba. While the noodles themselves are generally similar regardless of where you are … Read More

One of Fushii Inari Shrine's famous dog statues.

What is Kyoto famous for?

Kyoto should definitely be on your first trip to Japan’s agenda. But what is Kyoto famous for? As the historic capital of Japan, Kyoto is chock full of temples and shrines, plus of course gardens. But the city is also.. … Read More

Tokyo Station

Which city is better to live in: Tokyo or Osaka?

When it comes to visiting Japan, most first time itineraries omit Osaka in favor of more time in Tokyo. This is completely understandable for those short on time, but when it comes whether it’s better to live in Tokyo or … Read More


What is the most famous food in Japan?

Food is the gateway to a foreign culture. We usually are familiar with a country’s food before we visit the actual place, and Japan is certainly no exception. It’s difficult to even nominate a most famous food in Japan. Still, … Read More

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