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This Inn Looks Like a Samurai's Residence!

Japanese visitors are falling in love with the gorgeous gardens and traditional rooms at this atmospheric inn.

This Hotel Plan Guarantees Heart Palpitations

A hotel in Ishikawa Prefecture has designed a program it guarantees to bring a throb to your heart: and if it doesn't, you don't have to pay!

Live in a Muji House — For Free!

Lifestyle retailer Muji is offering a free house in the seaside town of Kamakura, and you won't believe how stunningly gorgeous it is!

9 Classic Yugawara Ryokan with Private Baths

Traditional 'ryokan' (Japanese-style inns) are the epitome classical of Japan, and they're the backbone of the hot spring town of Yugawara. Here are nine great picks in Yugawara, each with a private bath!

8 Hot Spots to Book in Kyushu—If You Can!

We'd love to stay in any of these eight amazing Kyushu locales—but they're so popular it can be really hard to get a space!

The 5 Top-Searched Hotels in Tokyo

From movie and Japanese pop-culture fans to those who just want a simple room, these 5 top-searched Tokyo hotels will provide you with excitement, comfort, and definitely a good night’s rest.

Spend a Night at this Classy Japanese Prison

When staying at this century-old correctional facility, you might hope they lock you up and throw away the key!

Book an Island for an Overnight Stay

Sleep in a traditional Japanese house while surrounded by rice paddies, beaches, tree-houses, zip lines and a lighthouse on your very own private island.

3 Definitive Accommodations in Hakone-Yumoto

Hakone Senkei offers three excitingly different hot spring inns at Hakone-Yumoto—including one with private, detached rooms like little thatch-roofed cottages!

The Ryokan Designed After a Moon Princess

Recommended for couples, experience a mysterious, gorgeous stay at this first-rate inn, built to evoke the tale of Kaguya-hime, the princess found in a bamboo stalk who returned to the moon.

4 Popular, Cozy & Tasteful Yugawara B&Bs

There are a number of family-oriented, affordable, yet stylish B&Bs to be found among the rich hot spring country of Yugawara.

An 8-Day Journey Through the 'Rising Dragon'

Travel through the 'Rising Dragon' region of Japan, where you'll find ancient shrines, exquisite gold leaf, top-ranked gardens, incredible festivals, panoramic mountain views, plus markets, museums, kabuki and more!

Top 10 Tips for Budget Travel in Japan

Want to know how to travel Japan on the cheap? Here are 10 ways to get by without having to watch your money fly away!

Top 10 Hotels & Airbnb Under US$70 in Kanazawa

Find top affordable places to stay in a best-preserved Edo Period city in Japan—Kanazawa!

Ichinoyu Ryokan: The Hot Choice for Hakone

The Ichinoyu Group's Japanese-style inns, or 'ryokan,' can be found throughout the Hakone area, offering half a dozen luxuriously different ways to experience this famed hot spring region. Find out why they're hot, and which one suits you best!

Private Baths in Forest Groves

Wonderful for couples, savor a luxurious experience surrounded by nature at Kinnotake Tonosawa inn.

Osaka: 5 Traditional Airbnb vs 5 Modern Hotels

Osaka is known for its gorgeous landscape and picturesque skyline, and is home to many attractions. Enhance your Osaka travel experience when you stay in one of the city's modern hotels or traditional Japanese homes.

A Guide To Hiroshima’s Best Hotels & Airbnb

We've prepared the perfect list of the best accommodations in Hiroshima, with recommendations of both Airbnb homes and modern hotels!

Guide to Hiroshima's Top Guesthouses & Hostels

Read on to find out which top guesthouses and hostels every budget traveler to Hiroshima should know about.

6 Geothermal Days in the 'Land of Fire'

Spend a day hugging the edge of one of the world's largest calderas, meander through eight boiling 'hells,' let yourself get buried in steaming hot sand, and even visit Hello Kitty—there's an incredible array of things to be done in Kyushu!

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