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5 Places to Catch the First Sunrise in Choshi

This eastern Chiba town is the first to see the sunrise in the land of the rising sun.

Anatomy of a Traditional Fan

As a necessity amid the heat and humidity of the Japanese summer, the Boshu uchiwa, or Japanese fan, is Chiba Prefecture’s one and only government-designated traditional craft.

Window-Shop Chic in Omotesando

Get your eyes and wallet ready for an elegant journey down Tokyo's top shopping street.

Saitama's Train Museum & More!

Once you're done at the Railway Museum, there's also the Bonsai Village and a modern underground cavern to explore.

Interview with Chibatman!

Villians of Chiba beware: there 's a new crime fighter in town!

Top 6 Ways to Enjoy the Ocean in Chiba

Aquatic adventures await, a mere day trip away from Tokyo!

5 Things to Do Around Asakusa

In addition to its famous temple, the area around Asakusa presents shops that offer unusual and unique products that are different from what you might find at department stores and mass retailers around the country. And you can catch sumo, too!

Five Fishy Favorites in Chiba

Sitting on the Boso Peninsula, Chiba is a great place to track down the fresh, the fishy, and the flavorful!

Tokyo: The Calm & the Chaos

Take a three-minute trip from Mount Takao to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, then head down to the back alleys of Shinjuku's drinking districts.

Saitama's Seven Super Snacks

Traveling around Saitama allows any adventurer to enjoy not only a cultural field trip, but also a regional food trip—Saitama's unique munchies are handcrafted by locals, and reflect the area's culinary heritage.

5 Tokyo Foodie Favorites

Tokyo is stuffed to the brim with delicious food, presenting visitors with an smorgasbord of delicious flavors you have to try!

Hike the Yoro Valley

Chiba Prefecture's Yoro Valley (or Yoro Keikoku) offers rivers, waterfalls, seasonal vistas and even a black-water onsen!

5 Cool Things to Do in Saitama

From forest adventures to illuminated walls of ice, there's plenty to see and do.

Spend the Night at the Bat Cave Apartment

Loaded with Batman paraphernalia, we imagine this is where Bruce Wayne would stay if he were to fly over to Japan's capital on the Batjet.

Exploring 'Little Edo'

Kawagoe, also known by its nickname "Little Edo," is one of Saitama Prefecture's most famous sightseeing spots.

The Bridge Beneath the Sea

Umi-hotaru is a man-made wonder built to relax and entertain the tired traveler.

3 Stress-Free Layover Tours from Narita

Narita Airport is one of the most-visited gateways to Asia. Make the most of your layover time there and try one of these guided tours offered by the Narita Transit Program.

A Great Burrito in the Tokyo Desert

Forget Taco Bell—a small restaurant is doing authentic, Southern California-style burritos a stone's throw from Tokyo!

Awesome New Year's Paddles from Saitama

These may be the best "hanetsuki" paddles of all time!

Dive into Japan 10 Minutes from Narita Airport

Just 10 minutes by train from Narita Airport, the area around Naritasan Shinshoji Temple presents a quaint townscape with a number a great eating locations.

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