Japan Youth Hostel Inc, part of the Hostelling International network, is running an ambitious new campaign. They have asked all hostel managers in the HI network around the world to submit photos of a typical morning at their hostel.
Japan is home to some of the most wonderful places on earth. There are many attractions for people who are interested in history, spirituality, art, literature, and the culture and traditions of Japan.
Do you fancy making your travel experience a little out of ordinary this year? Are you fed up with your rather quiet and uneventful holiday? Then, perhaps it might be worth trying to plan your trip around one of the most unique festivals around the globe. For your inspiration, we have highlighted these extremely unusual venues which can provoke various feelings ranging from joy, shock, pleasure…
Travelling to Japan can be expensive and you will be spending most of your money there on transport and accommodation. Here are five types of accommodations you will only find in Japan and that will make your stay even more memorable.
HI Hostels in the Tohoku Region – Badly hit during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the Tohoku area is now safe and ready to welcome tourists and travellers from all around the world. Hostelling International has five hostels in this region that can be booked through hihostels.com.
Japan has always been at the mercy of nature but this is no reason not to visit. Japan is a fantastic country, a wonderful destination with stunning landscapes, friendly and courageous people and it will be a shame to miss such a discovery.
The HI blog is your resource for the real hostel experience. Find travel tips, advice from fellow travellers, and great news stories and articles from our blog authors, Kathryn, Amy, Collette and Lenka.