30 Spectacular Flower Spots in Japan
Seasonality is an important part of life in Japan, especially in spring. Flowers bloom throughout the country and create a colorful, unforgettable landscape for floral fans, nature enthusiasts and anyone in between!
Capturing the Perfect Pink of Sakura
The pastel pink of Japan's cherry blossoms paints the country for nearly a month in spring. One artisan has spent years trying to capture this color from nature and use it to dye fabrics.
Walk Undersea Between Two Japanese Islands
If you want an unforgettable way to go between Kyushu and Honshu, look no further than the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel!
7 Major Otaku Areas Outside Tokyo
Tokyo is famous for 'otaku' hotspots like Akihabara, Ikebukuro and Nakano. But where do you go if you're not in the Tokyo area? We've got your 'otaku' needs covered in seven other major cities around Japan!
Is Japan Boring Outside of Tokyo?
Tokyo certainly has charm and no one could doubt the convenience of living or staying in the major city. However, there’s so much more to see outside of Tokyo and I'm happy to give you a few examples... it’s literally my job to promote the entire country.
Top 10 Museums as Chosen by Overseas Tourists
These collections of samurai armor, ancient artifacts and futuristic technology are sure to pique your interest.
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Japan Spots for 2018
Debating where to go in Japan? We break down TripAdvisor's Top 10 choices for 2018!
A Bathing Experience Unlike Any Other
This kind of bathing system is straight out of 'Spirited Away'!
10 Stunning Places to Visit in Hakata, Fukuoka
Hakata, located in Fukuoka Prefecture, is known for amazing food and beautiful ocean views. The city also has temples, shrines, festivals, castle ruins, beaches, islands, shopping, entertainment and nightlife.
A Fan's Guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup
The wait is almost over! In less than a year the 2019 Rugby World Cup will kick off, and the Land of the Rising Sun is gearing up in a big way.
Toto's Toilet Museum Is Flush with History
This is no joke: the improbably elegant Toto Museum presents the innovative history of a device undeniably central to our lives.
Dine on the Best Udon in Fukuoka
You'd better reserve your seat at this Michelin-recommended udon restaurant, since it only dishes out about 30 set meals per day!
How to Travel to Japan by Ship
A fear of flying or an inability to fly doesn't have to keep you from visiting Japan! Check out our list of ferries, cruises and freighters that can all get you there one way or another.
Get a Glimpse of the Hello Kitty Shinkansen!
The Hello Kitty Shinkansen looks set to be cutest Japanese train ever with special 'kawaii' interiors featuring pink arm rests and a photo spot for you to take pictures of you and Kitty-chan.
After a 12-Year Hiatus, Utada Hikaru Is Back!
After 12 years, fans finally have a chance to see 'Kingdom Hearts' and 'Evangelion' singer Utada Hikaru live once more! And a strategic purchase will boost your odds of getting tickets to her upcoming shows!
Escape into a Magical Forest in Fukuoka
This forest in Fukuoka Prefecture looks eerily similar to the scene in Princess Mononoke when the forest spirit meets Ashitaka.
Top 10 Things to Do in Fukuoka
Whether it's gorgeous wisteria, mouthwatering noodles, history-steeped sites or anything in between, Fukuoka City has something for everyone! Check out our Top 10 selections for what to do when you visit!
Top 9 Photogenic Heart-Shaped Spots In Japan
Love is in the air! Whether found in nature or built by design, your heart will be filled to bursting when you catch a glimpse of these heart-shaped spots throughout the country, just begging to be photographed!
What's the Average Cost of Living in Japan?
So, how expensive is Japan really? Read on to find out the average cost of living in Japan in comparison to the US dollar and the UK pound sterling to see if a potential move to Japan is within your budget!
Top 5 Luxurious KAI Ryokan Inns Across Japan
Explore the natural beauty of Japan’s hidden luxuries at one of these splendid traditional Japanese inns.