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10 Cool Autumn Spots in Japan's National Parks

When autumn comes to Japan, there's no better place to see it than the nation's national parks. One look at these 10 picturesque spots and we're sure you'll agree!

Shoryudo: Enter Japan’s Dragon Route

Journey along with Greg as he embarks on a weeklong adventure around central Japan's 'Rising Dragon Region,' or Shoryudo, enjoying food, culture, history and laughs along the way.

4 Great Day Trips from Kanazawa

Kanazawa is known for its gold, its historical streets and its top-ranked garden. It can also serve as a brilliant base for a number of incredible sights in the region!

Hands-On Fun Along the Shoryudo Dragon Route

After experiencing the unforgettable Ukiyo-e Route of the Shoryudo (Rising Dragon Road), we made our way up north to learn all about the treasures of Chubu, Japan's central region.

Gifu's Colorful Hydrangea Road

The rainy season, known as 'tsuyu,' is well-known for its gloomy days and the beautiful hydrangea that brighten the misty days with their flashy pops of purple.

Top 5 Winter Activities in Wintery Gifu

Gifu Prefecture, in central Japan, is one of the best places to experience the wide range of winter activities that are available. From skiing and snowboarding to ice skating and snow rafting, there's bound to be some winter fun for everyone.

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Ryokan of 2017

Looking for a more traditional place to stay in Japan? Well, look no further than this listing from TripAdvisor!

5 Great Snow Getaways from Nagoya

When there's snow, think of these five places in the Chubu region of Japan. From visiting hot spring villages to seeing bathing monkeys, you'll be enjoying the cold!

12 Amazing Mountains in Japan's National Parks

Many of Japan's most beautiful mountains can be found in the nation's 34 national parks.

Japan Gets Its First Cat Café Train

Pleasing both railway and feline fans, the Cat Café Train will be operational for one day only!

From Osaka to Wakkanai on the Seishun 18 Kippu

Your guide to taking a leisurely four-day trip to the top of Japan using scenic local trains.

10 Incredible Places to Visit in Hida Takayama

If you want to visit a place in Japan with true traditional and rural elements, then you should go to Takayama. It's one of the rare cities in Japan with a wonderfully preserved old town.

Takayama Autumn Festival

One of the three largest festivals in the country, the Takayama Autumn Festival is not to be missed!

5 Ways to Get Active in Japan's National Parks

There's more to do in Japan's national parks than simply look at nature—lovely as it may be. There are plenty of ways to get your hands dirty and your feet wet as well!

Sharpen Your Look With Damascus Steel Watches

Wear a unique, exquisite timepiece filled with Japanese sword tradition on your wrist.

10 Best UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Japan

Ranging from historical to natural to cultural, these 10 incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan will make you want to travel there now!

Japan's 8 Best-Preserved Castle Towns

While some ancient castles may be hard to find in Japan today, many of their surrounding villages are still standing strong.

Japan's Top 10 Aquariums

As an island nation, Japan’s history and culture are tied to the sea and the animals within. To get a good glimpse of the deep blue from dry land, check out the Top 10 aquariums scattered across the country!

13 Places to Go Canyoning in Japan

With so many rivers and mountains, Japan offers plenty of prime canyoning territory. Here are 13 great places to go canyoning in Japan!

10 Snow Spots in Japan Perfect for Instagram

If you want to get your 'Gram game going while traveling in the land of the rising sun in winter, make sure to keep in mind these Instagram-worthy spots for your itinerary.

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