Once you’ve been to Japan, it’s hard not to fall in love. The sights, sounds, rich culture, food and even the people make you feel like you never want to leave! Be it for the Cherry blossoms, Disneyland or just the sushi, you’ll soon find yourself addicted to this beautiful dreamland.
It comes as no surprise that celebrities also get bit by the country love bug. Many have even proclaimed their love for Japan and have gone to great lengths to express it (excited about travel to Japan in style like big-shot celebs do? Learn more about planning your Japan trip, celebrity-style)!
Presenting to you all, the ultimate celebrity guide to the Land of The Rising Sun:
1) Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s ‘Tokyo Drift’
Indian actress Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja are having the time of their lives in Japan. The newly married couple is vacationing in the land of rising sun, more specifically Tokyo. The two have shared some adorable pictures on their Instagram handles making us see Tokyo vicariously through their lenses.
Major couple goals, right?
2) Kunal Kapoor holidays in Japan, trains with Ninja warrior!
Indian actor Kunal Kapoor has always been a huge fan of Japanese culture, Manga comics, their movies and food. On his recent Japan vacation, the actor visited popular monuments and restaurants while in Tokyo.
He says, “Japanese are lovely people. I am totally enamoured by their culture and would love to go back and train again.”
He also got trained in Judo with a Ninja family in Tokyo – A perfect vacation with a learning agenda!
3) Nakuul Mehta is crushing it in Japan
One of the most popular Indian television actors, Nakuul Mehta and his wife just returned from Japan vacation. He says, “Not once or twice, but every day on our two-week-long trip to Japan, we met with random acts of kindness which totally blew us away. We travelled to Tokyo, Hakone (Mount Fuji), Kyoto (cultural capital) and Osaka (kitchen of Japan). The food was a real highlight and was exceptional everywhere even for vegetarians like us.”
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Had the honour of training with @yuuskee5 san & learning the Samurai way of life. Wielded the Katana, learnt about making traditional tea & Zen meditation. More than anything else came back with life lessons in humility & pure love for one's craft. ⚔️ @airbnbexperiences #FeelingSamuraiSoul #JapanDiaries
4) The Kardashians On A Family Trip To Japan
The Kardashians take over Japan! All week Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian have been taking Japan by storm, rocking a variety of eye-popping styles for their chic sisters’ trip to Asia. The ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ stars travelled to Tokyo and Kyoto while filming an episode of their enormously popular reality show that has been running for 14 seasons.
5) Jessica Alba Heads To Japan On Holidays
Jessica Alba loves to keep her fans up-to-date by tweeting personal pictures and now she’s sharing new snaps from her family vacation in Japan. The Sin City actress and husband Cash Warren are continuing their jaunt around Japan, with their two daughters, Honor and Haven.
Jessica posted pictures of the family on Twitter and Instagram posing in front of a Buddhist temple with the caption ‘Happy fam #kyoto’.
Alba posted a picture of the Tokyo amusement park wearing a big purple bow while her husband wore Mickey Mouse ears. So adorable!
6) Lady Gaga can’t get enough of Tokyo
It’s no secret that American Pop singer Gaga loves Japan. Aside from donning Japanese-inspired outfits and makeup, she has also announced on Twitter that Tokyo is her favourite place for travel and vacation.
PS – She has a tattoo to prove that she’s a Japanophile!
There’s no doubt that Japan is one of the most fascinating countries in the world, with a fine blend of the ancient and the modern like nowhere else. Japan will surprise, amaze and completely captivate you.
Come on, strike off Japan on that bucket-list of yours already and travel in style! What are you waiting for? To learn more about Japan/ plan your trip to Japan, just click HERE.