Cool and Novel Things to Do in Japan
We answer your questions and offer ideas for things to do on your trip. Want a thrill? Try drifting in a car in the Hokkaido Prefecture snowscape. You can drive yourself or sit in the passenger seat and enjoy the ride! Hotels are also part of your "only in Japan" experience. But if you need a rest while out and about, why not try a manga internet cafe? They are better than you imagine. Our studio guest gives vegans tips on restaurants and how to make the most of their eating experience in Japan. And more...

Cool and Novel Things to Do in Japan

Drifting Experience
Reporter: Xiaoyu Cui
Access
1 hr 40 mins by air from either Haneda or Narita Airport to New Chitose Airport → 28 mins by train to Shin-Sapporo Sta. → 28 mins by bus to Ebetsu 5chome → 25 mins on foot

1 hr 40 mins by air from either Haneda or Narita Airport to New Chitose Airport → 37 mins by train to Sapporo Sta. → 18 mins by train to Nopporo → 7 mins via free shuttle

Samurai Drift
- Snow drift experience
- Snow drift experience & Crab hot pot
Fun Hotels We Introduced:
Yashiro no Mori (Awa, Tokushima Pref.)
2 hrs 15 mins by train from Shin-Osaka Sta. to Sambommatsu Sta., then 20 mins by car

House of Light (Tokamachi, Niigata Pref.)
1 hr 50 mins by Shinkansen and train from Tokyo Sta. to Tokamachi Sta., then 15 mins by car

Henn na Hotel LAGUNA TEN BOSCH (Gamagori, Aichi Pref. and other locations)
40 mins by train from Nagoya Sta. to Gamagori Sta., then 15 mins via free shuttle


Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants
Correspondent: Ashley Owen
Access
Vegans Cafe and Restaurant
10 mins on foot from Keihan Fukakusa Sta.
13 mins on foot from JR Inari Sta.
15 min on foot from the Fushimi Inari Taisha (shrine)
Access
Choice
3 mins on foot from Keihan Sanjo Sta.
Access
Ain Soph. Journey
5 mins on foot from Hankyu Kawaramachi Sta.
3 mins on foot from Nishiki Market