Welcome to Nipponrama

Blog about Japan and Japanese culture

I am Michaël, a Frenchy living in Japan since 2016. I share my tips for living and traveling in Japan on this blog. I also write about learning Japanese language and several aspects of Japanese culture.

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How to say “I love you” in Japanese: Aishiteru or Suki da yo?
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Arigato gozaimasu: 21 ways to say thank you in Japanese
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Share house: Cheap accommodations in Tokyo and Japan major cities

Japan travel guide

I have traveled the Japanese archipelago since 2013. Follow my recommendations to organize your trip to Japan without stress. You can also set your itinerary with my travel budget simulator.

1. Tokyo

The ultra-modern capital city of Japan is the favorite destination of foreign tourists.

2. Kyoto

The old imperial capital city has many traditional temples and luxurious palaces to visit.

3. Osaka

The largest city of Kansai, rival of Tokyo, has its own culture. You will discover a friendly Japan!