Japan’s Chubu Region offers visitors an opportunity to experience traditional Japanese culture and food without the crowds common in Tokyo and Kyoto.
The Ryogoku area of Sumida in Tokyo is also known as sumo town, and can be worth a visit even if you’re not there during sumo wrestling season.
Capsule hotels are commonplace in Tokyo, and offer a fun experience for visitors to the city.
Here I am recreating scenes from Lost in Translation at the gardens of Heian Shrine in Kyoto.
My foray into Kyoto nightlife began with a sushi dinner, and salsa dancing.