New Year’s Food in Japan
Travel to Japan to taste New Year’s specialties and ensure success for the following year.
Tokyo Skytree is the world’s tallest tower, standing at a height of 634 meters. Why not include it in your next trip to Japan!
Black Eggs in Owakudani
Why would Japanese people want to eat black eggs? And why are they black in the first place? Head to Owakudani in Hakone to find out!
Dress Up As a Samurai or Geisha in Kyoto
Dress up like a maiko, geisha or samurai in Kyoto, where you’ll discover the traditional landscape of a classic Japanese city.
What is Okonomiyaki?
Okonomiyaki is a famous Japanese-style pancake or crepe. Taste the difference between the Kansai- and Hiroshima-style varieties!
A Quick Guide to the Sights of Nara
Visit Nara, the city where you’ll find one of Japan’s largest and most famous bronze Buddha statue, its second-tallest pagoda, and hundreds of friendly deer!
Best of Sapporo
Sapporo is an enjoyable and relaxing city where you’ll find ski slopes, tasty food and hot springs!
Mount Fuji: World Heritage Site
Mount Fuji is a pleasure for your eyes and fun to climb! That’s why it’s a perfect attraction, and the inspiration for many painters and poets.
Visit the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto
The intense shine of the Golden Pavilion reflects on calm waters, reminding us why this temple is considered a part of our World Heritage.
Tips for Using Chopsticks Properly
How much do you know about chopstick etiquette in Japan? Get a little more enjoyment out of your Japanese food with these tips from a Japanese foodie.
Discover the Sunrise in Chiba!
Too much hustle in Tokyo? Travel to Choshi: you’ll find one-of-a-kind views from its observatory and in the Inubosaki Lighthouse, and you can even relax in a Japanese bath.
Harima Zaka: Tokyo Sakura without the Crowds!
While there are plenty of spots to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo, they tend to get crowded, making finding those hidden gems a key springtime objective. Intrepid 'hanami' hunters should head east of Myogadani Station on the Marunouchi line for Harima Zaka!