10 Unique #BucketList Goals in Kyoto
If you're planning a visit to Japan's ancient capital, check out this list of unique, Kyoto-only experiences!
Hopping Around Rabbit Island
Just off the coast of Hiroshima, Okunoshima is an island best known as a haven for over 1,000 adorable rabbits! It's also packed with history, which makes it a travel destination that shouldn't be missed!
The 4 Cutest Animal Cafés in Tokyo
Tokyo has a plethora of uniquely-themed cafés from which to choose. But if you want to snuggle up to something soft and cuddly to get a big dose of cuteness, there's no better place to go than an animal café!
A Whirlwind Weekend in Miyagi
Head out to northeastern Japan with Selena for a magical weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.
Zoo Hopes to Help Japan's Traditional Dogs
A zoo in Wakayama Prefecture will be showcasing traditional Japanese Kishu Inu in hopes of increasing owners, and keeping the breed strong.
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Theme Parks in Japan
There’s more to theme parks in Japan than just Disney Resort and Universal Studios; there’s also ninjas, go-karts and more!
Tokyo Restaurants Too Good to Stay Secret
Whether you're looking for a bowl of bright blue ramen, want to stand and scarf some quick and delicious noodles or want to watch a live tuna cutting show while you eat fresh sushi, these restaurants in Tokyo have you covered.
Monkeying around at Takasakiyama Monkey Park
Get up close and personal with the monkeys of Taksakiyama! Here, you can meet wild monkeys and learn about their lives in the mountains of Oita Prefecture.
10 Best Spots for Onsen Day Trips from Tokyo
There's nothing more luxurious than a nice, long soak in a Japanese hot spring, surrounded by gorgeous views. These 10 spots are easily accessible from Tokyo, making them perfect for a day trip!
Rent-a-Cat Rooms at This Ryokan are Purrfect!
A Twitter user caused a ker-'fluff'-le with adorable photos from her lodgings in Hakone, in Kanagawa Prefecture, where you can pick a cat to accompany you during your stay.
5 Fun Things to Do in Nara
A former capital city just a stone's throw from Kyoto and Osaka, Nara is known for its stunning temples, friendly deer, souvenirs and more. With so much to do, we're here to help you start planning!
Tokyo Aquarium Offers Spooks & Scares
If you're seeking some scares this Halloween, why not head over to Tokyo Sunshine Aquarium, where you can learn about the chilling fate of one of its ghostly inhabitants?
Giant Cat Sculptures Will Blow Your Mind!
One Japanese artist combines an obscure part of Japanese history with his iconic aesthetic to create incredible, large-scale cat sculptures.
5 Family Fun Activities in Kyushu
Kyushu is the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan. Maybe best known for the city of Nagasaki and its tragic past, or for the recent earthquake damage to Kumamoto Castle, Kyushu has many places that offer a fun day out for the whole family.
Get Schooled About Fish at New Kochi Aquarium
Upon first glance this building in Kochi Prefecture might seem like your standard aquarium. But this repurposed elementary school is the perfect place to study marine life!
Experience the Beauty of Japan in 8K Video
From the rugged mountains of Hokkaido and verdant forests of Kyushu to spectacular festivals of Aichi and the Tokyo skyline, this video stunningly captures the beauty of Japan in under three minutes.
Japanese Artist Gives Old Stones New Life
This artist from Saitama Prefecture gives new meaning to the old phrase 'art imitates life!'
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Best Cultural Experiences
From traditional tea ceremonies and cooking lessons to relaxing with owls and revving through the streets, these are traveler’s picks for the best things to do while you’re seeing Japan.
22 Animals to See in Japan's National Parks
While Japan may have an image as a land of trains and modern technology, the nation's 34 national parks offer a wealth of wildlife waiting to be discovered.
Wakuneco Makes Heart-'felt' Portraits of Cats
A Japanese artist who goes by the name of Wakuneco is helping pet owners memorialize their furry friends with lifelike felt portraits.