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Get Active & Get on the (Japanese) Beach!

In addition to Japanese cuisine culture, the nation's active lifestyle is credited with contributing to its famed longevity. So how do Japanese people stay active?

This Hotel Plan Guarantees Heart Palpitations

A hotel in Ishikawa Prefecture has designed a program it guarantees to bring a throb to your heart: and if it doesn't, you don't have to pay!

Jodogahama: A View Withstanding the Tides

In my early 20s, I decided to use my summer holiday to travel the coast of Iwate on my own. I bought the JR Seishun 18 Ticket, which meant I had free range of almost all the JR stations in Japan—and I chose Miyako as my first stop.

The Ultimate Itinerary in Kamakura

Here’s how you can have the best of everything in just one day in Kamakura!

16 Superb Views Found in Kyushu

Introducing the natural landscapes and gorgeous harmony you'll find only in Kyushu!

Top Places to Visit in Each Prefecture (Pt. 2)

The saga continues for the best places to visit in Japan, as complied by our friends at RocketNews24.

Top 10 Islands Around Okinawa for Beach Lovers

Can’t get enough of the island life? This article has got you covered!

Get to Know the Hotspots of Kamakura Beach

A beach with plenty of attractions, Kamakura Beach was selected as one of the top 50 picturesque spots in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Explore Kyushu on a Sightseeing Train

There are many sightseeing trains in Kyushu, with a wide variety of entertaining events going on in the trains and around the stations. We'll show you how to have much more fun than just looking out the window!

One-Day Windsurfing Lesson in Kamakura

Spend the day in Kamakura enjoying an epic windsurfing adventure!

Book an Island for an Overnight Stay

Sleep in a traditional Japanese house while surrounded by rice paddies, beaches, tree-houses, zip lines and a lighthouse on your very own private island.

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Summer

Summer in Ibaraki is about beaches, flowers, mountains and waterfalls.

Tokashiki Island, Okinawa

Located to the west of Okinawa's main island, Tokashiki Island is known for its beautiful beaches, turquoise waters, and of course the possibility of seeing sea turtles in their natural habitat.

Save up to 86% with Advance Airfare!

Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 86 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights! Here are 12 ideas for places you can go!

Our 5 Favorite Tours in Kamakura

Not sure what to do and where to go in Kamakura? Let us give you some options for an unforgettable tour with a qualified guide.

Enoshima: The Perfect Beach Escape from Tokyo

Blessed with an abundance of beautiful natural sights, this island is only a short 60 minute train ride away from the hustle and bustle of central Tokyo.

Get Spirited Away into the World of Ghibli

This stunning view will transport you to another world.

4 Hot Ways to Experience Kagoshima

Kagoshima is all about the primal earth. Spend your days immersed in hot spring waters, lounging on island beaches, or—if you're so inclined—covered in hot sand!

Shimoda: Beaches, Hot Springs & Seafood

Located at the tip of the Izu Peninsula, Shimoda has something for every visitor: beaches offering beautiful views, relaxing hot springs and deliciously fresh seafood.

Find Serenity on Zaimokuza Beach

Comic artist Daisuke Igarashi gives us his impression of Kamakura's Zaimokuza Beach.

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