The Town Where Cucumbers are Forbidden
There’s a town in Japan where it's strictly forbidden to grow or eat cucumbers. Why do they hate the vegetable? And is the rule valid or are they all in a pickle over nothing?
Stunning Fuji Footage from Chureito Pagoda
This gorgeous, five-story pagoda can be reached after climbing about 400 steps and, once there, will give you one of the most breathtaking views of Mount Fuji.
Kumamoto Power Spot Looks Like Ghibli Art
Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine is a mystical destination for those looking to feel the earth’s energy.
Explore Sapporo’s Fall Color Spots by Subway
While there are countless famous places in Hokkaido to enjoy the colors of fall, this piece focuses on the downtown autumn foliage spots that are conveniently accessible from the Sapporo subway.
Naminoue Shrine is Literally Above the Waves
Perched up on a hill, Okinawa's principal Shinto shrine overlooks Naminoue Beach and the East China Sea.
A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan
The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.
Lost Fukushima Wolf Deity Images Recreated
When Yamatsumi Shrine burned down in 2013, along with the structure itself went 240 images of a wolf deity that had watched over Iitate Village for nearly 1,000 years.