Ofuna's Giant Kannon
There's something huge peeking over Kamakura's hills.
Swiss Priest Guides Visitors at Koyasan
Coming to Koysan 18 years ago, Swiss national Kurt Kubli Genso became a Buddhist priest, and now guides visitors around this three-star World Heritage Site in five different languages.
6 Foreigners Making Waves in the Countryside
Most of the subjects of this story didn't see themselves where they are now—but all of them found something incredible in the Japanese countryside, leading each to develop a unique and indelible bond to the local community.
5 Vital Temple & Shrine Etiquette Tips
While going to a temple or shrine simply to observe is satisfactory on its own, it's well worth learning how to fully participate to get the most out of the experience.
5 Stunning Walks in the Japanese Countryside
Locals share secret trails with incredible views of the Japanese countryside!