We’ve prepared a handy quiz that’ll tell you just what kind of vending machine tea is right for you.
The history of hanami, the best spots for viewing sakura in Hikone, and other ways to enjoy this springtime sensation.
Here’s where to go to hang out with friends, relax, and experience some lesser-known aspects of Japanese culture.
Tetsugaku no Michi is one of the most memorable areas in Kyoto, and it’s only an hour away from Hikone.
We’ve prepared a few recipes, which can be made in both the US and Japan, to help celebrate the most important meal of the year.
Some American restaurant chains are bigger in Japan than they are back home. And some Japanese chains are making it big over here!
Wondering what Halloween is like In Japan? JCMU is here to share the spooky, scary holiday with all of Shiga!
Where’s a good place to go in Hikone to study? Some of this advice is a trick, but some is a treat!
You don’t want to sleep in an internet cafe. How do I know this? Because one of my friends and I had the unfortunate “pleasure” of shacking up in one.
Learn how to eat and shop for less, and get the most out of your time in Japan