02 Feb 2018

Lookout for the first AI-assisted policing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, Japan is getting ready for the 2020 Olympics in full swing and one of the lookouts for travelers around the world will be the first AI-assisted predictive policing, a method of foreseeing occurrence of accidents and crimes using artificial intelligence. The Kanagawa police near Tokyo are going through trial rounds with their new system. The system is designed to predict crime scenes before it could happen, send the coordinates for the police officers to investigate and prevent them. It employs “deep learning” method, in which the system learns by itself based on big data, using criminology knowledge, mathematical statistics, data about the time, place, weather condition, geographical condition, aspects of past crimes and accidents, and even information from social media. The AI-assisted policing ...
03 Oct 2017

Temples and Shrines in Japan

Japan is a country filled with religious architectural structures. Kyoto alone has about more than 2,000 temples and shrines. However, it is not the only city where one can find magnificent Buddhist structures; almost every Japanese village and town has its religious monument. There’s an admission fee available on the famous temples, and they are usually crowded. Most Japanese religious architectural structures are built in beautiful gardens, and the local festivals are connected to the history of these structures. Yasukuni Shrine| Shinto Shrine Source: BuffaloTrip.com The Yasukuni Shrine is a national religious structure that has been created to honor the souls of those who sacrificed their lives in the service of Japan. It contains a mix of ...
03 Oct 2017

Beautiful Beaches of Japan

Japan is a beautiful country made up of a series of islands. Its long structure offers a vast coastline with a lot of beaches. While one can find ample of water sports and other facilities around famous beaches, some beaches are less heard of but are gorgeous. However, the best beaches for sunbathing and swimming are usually found in Okinawa.The climate and swimming season differ from north to south. Read on to know more about the best beaches in Japan. Nishihama Beach Image Credit: Chen Qu (Flickr) Situated near the northwest part of Japan, Nishihama beach is the only beach on the island where one can swim freely. The fine white sand and clear waters make this beach way more ...
12 Sep 2017

Highlights of 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan

It’s been ages since Japan last hosted Summer Olympics. After 1964, the country will now be hosting this prestigious championship in Tokyo. Needless to say, they are all set to impress the world with their new age technology and strategic planning. Here is a list of things you should watch out for if you plan to visit Tokyo for 2020 Summer Olympics. 1. Manga Parade All the anime fans out there, we hope you’ve selected your costumes for the Manga parade happening at 2020 Summer Olympics! Yes, you heard that right. Chairman of the organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori is all in favor of the anime pop culture for the opening ceremony. He ...
12 Sep 2017

5 Interesting Japanese Traditions

The traditions of Japan distinguish the country from all other parts of the world. The practices and beliefs of the Japanese have always remained an intriguing topic for everyone. So if you are planning on a to Japan this year, then this article is sure to prepare for some unusual traditions that you might witness during your visit. 1.Christmas celebrations are incomplete without KFC Roast turkey, stew and fruit cake? Nah, the Japanese are way more advanced when it comes to Christmas menu. The dishes prepared during Christmas is mostly standard around the world, but not in Japan. Japanese only prefer food from KFC on their Christmas Eve. You will also notice KFC coming up with ...
12 Sep 2017

What makes Japan the best destination for tourists?

The perfect blend of culture and futuristic technology is what makes Japan an excellent tourist destination. One can find ample of temples and shrines around the country, where visitors not only get to witness the beautiful architecture but also uncover the ancient stories related to it. Along with rich culture and traditions, the tourists also get to experience the great Japanese architecture which is a testament to the advancement in technology and modern life. Check out the reasons that make Japan the ultimate tourist destination. Travel that doesn’t exceed your budget The public transport in Japan is highly developed and widely used by the local people. The bullet trains taken by the Japanese for ...