8 Things Not to Miss in Okinawa
Known for its beautiful beaches, Okinawa is one of the most famous resort destinations in Japan. Here are eight things you don't want to miss while you're there!
All the Best Fall Color Spots in Tohoku
Check out these famous fall color spots and their nearby hot springs in each of northeastern Japan's six prefectures.
A Walk through Tokyo's Great Outdoors
Believe it or not, beyond the concrete jungle, Tokyo is home to a World Natural Heritage Site, where treasured natural environments still remain.
Yamagata: Rivers of Ice & Snowy Onsen
Established in the 1400s as a silver mine, Ginzan Onsen reached its height in the 1600s. After the silver was gone, the population thinned, but the hot springs were still known as a place for therapeutic bathing.
All About the Tenjin Matsuri
Japan is famous for its wide variety of festivals, and one of the Top 3 is the Tenjin festival in Osaka. Between dances and river parades, this summer event has it all. Check it out and plan your next visit!
9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Summer
Nature and history are among the many wonderful things you can enjoy during a Tochigi summer.
12 Things to Do in Gunma in Spring
Gunma offers its cherry blossoms combined with daffodils, mountain phlox, converted tramcars, feudal warriors and even a World Heritage Site.
Top Places to Visit in Each Prefecture (Pt. 1)
The folks over at RocketNews24 have compiled a bucket list for the top places to visit in each prefecture—and we have to say these pictures have us already packing our bags!
5 Things to Expect from Japan’s Countryside
Countryside Japan is quite different from cosmopolitan areas like Tokyo or Osaka. We'll help you get out there, get off the Shinkansen and go exploring!
Go 'Deep' in Osaka on an Amphibious Bus Tour
Not everyone can say they've seen Osaka Castle while inside of an amphibious vehicle. Here's your chance!
By the River Meguro, I Sat Down
Thanks to the sakura along the Meguro River, Nakameguro is perhaps one of the more frequented residential areas during cherry blossom season. Here's what to expect on your first-time sakura experience in Nakameguro, a walkable destination from Shibuya.
8 Amazing Days on a JR Kyushu Rail Pass
Discover the beauty of four Kyushu prefectures by rail! Wander castle towns, stroll through samurai residences and visit historic shrines tied to the founding of Japan, all surrounded by delicious local cuisine!
Japan—Where Tradition Meets the Future
Centered around a slick video of 45 locations across three regions of Japan, the JNTO's new European campaign is a beauty to behold.
The 6 Greatest Snowscapes in Tohoku
Tohoku is an incredible area to experience the harshness and beauty of nature—particularly in the winter!
10 Totally Instagram-Worthy Spots in Japan
Japan is a wonderfully photogenic country, perfect for photo fans and Instagrammers. Take envy-inducing shots at some of the country's finest spots!
Takachiho: Climb into the Land of the Gods
Take a tour through Takachiho, home to the cave where the sun goddess once hid herself away, and possibly where her grandson descended to Earth to found Japan's imperial line.
Atami & Shuzenji Hot Spring Resorts
If you're looking for an intimate view of Mount Fuji, Atami and Shuzenji present a compelling alternative to Hakone.
3 Awesome Autumn Events in Yugawara Onsen
We're giving you the lowdown on where you can enjoy some amazing Japanese traditional events this fall around Yugawara Onsen!
12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Spring
From plum blossoms to cherry blossoms and hydrangea, there are wonderful things to discover in Ibaraki from February to late June.
6 Sublime Views in Tohoku
The northeast region of Honshu, Tohoku, is a destination for all seasons. If you're looking to see nature at its finest, head north!