It’s possible to travel Japan even as a student and even on a limited budget. Here’s how.
With Google Earth, you can zoom in on every shrine, restaurant, tree, and rock in town.
Some of Shiga’s castles have been destroyed by time, but some are just next door for you to visit.
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!