Kyoto Vacation Rental Investment Deal – Nijo Mipaku Project

二条城民宿 Nijo-Jo Mipaku Project Opportunity The tourism boom in Japan is still climbing since Prime Minister Mr Abe took office. However, the hotel accomodation has not kept up with spiking travel demand. This is especially severe in Kyoto, which is hindered … Read More

Kyoto Vacation Rental Investment Deal – Suzaku Mipaku Project

朱雀民宿 Suzaku Mipaku Project Opportunity The tourism boom in Japan is still climbing since Prime Minister Mr Abe took office. However, the hotel accomodation has not kept up with spiking travel demand. This is especially severe in Kyoto, which is hindered … Read More

Rental Investment Returns in Japan

A lot of real estate agents have market the properties in Japan as high and stable return, from 4% to 10%. However if you consider the purchasing cost and taxes, the return will be reduced by 30 to 50%. Let’s go … Read More

Japan shifting its focus to be a tourism-based economy | The Japan Times

Japan government doubling overseas tourist target for 2020 The Japanese government has boldly raised its goal for annual inbound tourists to 40 million, by 2020. Source: Japan doubles overseas tourist target for 2020 | The Japan Times Key takeaways of … Read More

Happy New Year!

          It’s time to say goodbye to 2015. A new arrival is almost here. There are stories waiting for you to be written in 2016. Happy New Year!     The journey not the arrival matters. … Read More

Japanese food you can eat for under $5

    [one_half_last] What do you get? Rice dishes like Bentos, Donburis, sushi packs, onigiris Noodles. Cold salad noodles, ramen, tsukemen, udons, fried noodles like yakisoba, and yes! sphagetti Deep fried dishes like tempuras, cooked fish, karaages or fried chicken … Read More

Price Comparison for Hotel and Vacation Rentals

  The Lesser of Two Evils   Would you rather stay in a guesthouse or shared accommodation with uncertain room mates?  or Stay Sleep in a 2 m2 coffin-sized pod?   On top of the severely limited space, and lack … Read More

Hotel Machiya vacation rental

How to book iShinChi’s Nishisuya Machiya in Kyoto

  The Stor(e)y The 2-storey Kyo-Machiya is all yours for booking. It’s just been fully renovated and everything is brand NEW. There is quite a lot of sightseeing and activities to do around the area, within walking distance. There’s Kyoto … Read More

Rest and Explore from Kyoto House in Japan

Stay in a traditional Japanese Machiya and experience the Japanese way of life. STAY Sip green tea or match in a tatami tea room and sleep on futons. Relax awhile inside a traditional machiya with sliding doors, and its wooden … Read More