Tashirojima: The Japanese Island Ruled by Cats

A 40-minute ferry ride from Ishinomaki, near Sendai, will get you to a small island named Tashirojima. This is the only island in the world where cats outnumber humans. You will find here a population of 100 people and several hundred cats. Tashirojima is located in the Pacific Ocean off the Oshika Peninsula.Cats were first…

Japan's Rabbit Island Is The Cutest Place On Earth

Japan’s Rabbit Island Is The Cutest Place On Earth

Okunoshima is a tiny island, located off the coast of Hiroshima, that was used as a secret army base and the site of Japan’s secret chemical-weapons-production factory during World War II. From 1929 to 1945, more than 7,000 tons of poison gas were manufactured on the remote island, and the program was shrouded in secrecy.…

Top 10 Things To Do In Tokyo

Top 11 Things To Do In Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital and largest city in Japan with over 13 million people and it is the center of Japanese culture, finance, and government. Tokyo is a vast city with a marvelous mix of modern living and old-fashioned manners, slick high-tech gadgets and cutesy cartoon mascots. Experience one of the world’s largest cities, home…