How to travel comfortably via airplane

Some people enjoy the view that accompanies a window seat, while others prefer an aisle seat.

Traveling via airplane isn’t always the most enjoyable experience, but you can ensure your comfort and well-being by following these tips. Continue reading

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3 travel predictions for 2014

Travel industry experts predict that in 2014, more people will be using their phones to check in on Foursquare and Facebook when they're on vacation.

As 2013 comes to an end, travel industry experts are beginning to reveal their predictions for 2014. Continue reading

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Japan travel tips: How to avoid getting sick during your vacation

Getting sick when you're on vacation is never fun, but there are steps you can take to prevent it.

By following these tips, you can stay healthy during your trip. Continue reading

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A look at MOS Burger’s unique Japanese spin on American fast food

The buns at MOS Burger are actually made of tightly packed rice.

According to RocketNews24, an online Asian news outlet, MOS Burger takes the concept of a hamburger and puts a Japanese spin on it. Continue reading

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Japan Airlines offers high-quality in-flight meals

A recent investigation reveals that the food on Japan Airlines is actually quite good.

Reporters from online Asian news outlet RocketNews24 recently went behind the scenes at JAL Royal Catering (JRC) — the facility that prepares meals for Japan Airlines — to investigate. Continue reading

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Osaka’s late-night sushi restaurant is perfect for night owls

There's a sushi restaurant in Osaka that opens at 10 p.m. and closes at 6 a.m., making it perfect for night owls.

According to RocketNews24, an online resource for Asian news, many of the sushi restaurants in Japan keep bizarre hours, opening at the crack of dawn and closing early in the afternoon. Continue reading

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Holiday gift ideas for travel enthusiasts

Consider buying the travel enthusiast in your life a Kindle or a camera this Christmas.

Christmas is right around the corner, which means it’s time to complete your holiday shopping if you haven’t already. Continue reading

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How to protect your luggage when you travel

If you're checking a bag that contains fragile items, there are certain steps you can take to ensure that they remain intact.

Traveling via airplane with breakable items in your suitcase can be nerve-wracking, but there are a few ways to ensure the safety of your belongings when you check your bags at an airport. Continue reading

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3 gift shops to visit when you tour Kyoto

Gorgeous, eco-friendly wrapping cloths called Furoshiki make great souvenirs.

When you go on your Japan vacation, you may want to pick up some souvenirs for your loved ones. Continue reading

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Tokyo trains feature advertisements that are true works of art

One Tokyo train line is featuring a collection of gorgeous photographs to advertise a new camera.

In Tokyo, the images that are currently featured on the inside walls of the Yamanote Line trains could easily be mistaken for works of art rather than advertisements. Continue reading

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