Hiroshima is now known for much more than being the first city to fall victim to an atomic bomb during World War II. Today it is a vibrant modern metropolis with beautiful parks and museums, delicious specialty food, and a much beloved baseball team, the Hiroshima Toyo Carp. From castles, cars, museums and even baseball with a Japanese twist, here are the 7 best things to do in Hiroshima. READ MORE
In mid January three members from Sakura Mobile took a trip to the ski-resort, Moyoko Akakura Onsen in Niigata, to snowboard in the bliss of powder snow and to visit our friends who runs a lodge/restaurant ‘Edelweiss Akakura’. There we had a wonderful time learning how to snowboard (we can call ourselves intermediate now), enjoying hot spring, and also took the opportunity to test the connectivity and durability of our pocket WiFi and Sim card in the remote location that Akakura Onsen is. READ MORE
Traveling as a family is a great way to deepen relationships with your friends, bond with family, and even save money while enjoying the wonders of Japan. You can learn from each other’s perspectives while creating shared memories for the future. But what do you need to know when planning a Japan family holiday? Read on to find out! READ MORE
While Hokkaido’s Snow Festival has made the city of Sapporo famous worldwide, you may not have heard of nearby Otaru; a seemingly quiet, romantic town that springs to life during February’s annual Otaru Snow Light Path Festival, featuring a dazzling array of candlelit snow lanterns and sculptures that welcome visitors from throughout Japan. Read on to discover why this city and festival to the north should be on your list of essential Japan winter activities. READ MORE
With so many options on the market for Japan Pocket WiFi, trying to understand which WiFi device and data plan is right for your next trip can be a real headache. Should you go with:
- WiFi router or a SIM card?
- Unlimited or Pay-as-You-Go?
The more you compare competitors, the more you can get confused but look no further! Keep reading to find out what you need to know about Japan Pocket WiFi before you book.
Backpacking in Japan is a great way to travel inexpensively while experiencing the beautiful sights, welcoming people, safe environment, and unique culture waiting for you. Read on to find out what to consider when trekking across Japan-from transportation, to lodging, food, entertainment and even Japan Travel WiFi. Japan doesn’t have to be expensive! READ MORE
Okinawa is known by Japanese and foreigners alike as a beautiful, sunny paradise with white sandy beaches where you can bask in the heat no matter the season. In fact, the Okinawan capitol, Naha, can be enjoyed even in the winter. The mild weather, outdoor attractions, and excellent museums and aquarium make Naha the perfect destination for a warm winter escape! Read on to find out more. READ MORE
Your airplane ticket is booked, your itinerary is planned, and your mind is already on vacation that means it’s time to travel to Japan! There is so much to experience in Japan, but often those experiences can be missed simply because your iPhone can’t get access to the internet during your trip. Luckily, it’s now quite easy to stay connected in Japan, but you need to know which device works with your iPhone. Find out whether your should rent a Japan SIM Card or a Portable WiFi Router with our Japan SIM Card iPhone Guide! READ MORE
Part of the mountainous Hida region of Gifu Prefecture, Takayama is a quaint historical town that thrived during the Edo period timber boom. Famous for the stunning snow-covered facades of its traditional homes in winter, its many sake breweries and delicious Hida beef, Takayama-sometimes known as Hida to distinguish it from other similarly-named towns-is neither gone nor forgotten. Come to Gifu Prefecture, and experience Takayama’s rugged beauty for yourself. READ MORE
Japan is on the must-see list of thousands, if not millions, of people worldwide. It’s a country that’s beautiful year-round with an eclectic selection of sights, sounds and tastes sure to pique anyone’s interest – even those on a budget. Follow these 10 budget tips to make the most of your money and time during your trip to Japan! READ MORE