Timber Slats Catch the Light on Awaji Island
The IZUE architecture firm, powered by three talented architects, decided to construct the perfect island getaway on the Seto Inland Sea.
Move Over Godzilla: Local Kaiju are Coming!
Did you know that each of Japan’s 47 prefectures has a designated monster?
12 Incredible Onsen Getaways from Osaka
Choose from large spas, private family baths, mixed-gender onsen and more!
5 Great Lesser-known Onsen Towns
If you’re looking to get off the beaten path, then give these towns a try!
Japan’s Newest Hot Spring is in Downtown Kobe
After digging to a depth of roughly 1,000 meters (3,281 ft), an excavation team at Sannomiya Station discovered water springing from the bedrock.
100 Best Drinks from Japan: #1 Japanese Sake
Sake is probably the best known Japanese drink in the world.
The 3 Most Famous Hot Springs in Japan
Edo-Period philosopher Hayashi Razan identified the three best onsen in all of Japan.
5 Great Couples’ Onsen Getaways
Private baths let you have some alone time in the tub.