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Discover Fresh Greenery in the North of Japan

Snow still stands majestically on the mountains of northern Japan even as new leaves bud on the trees in the valleys. If you want to truly feel spring as it comes to Japan, you want to visit Tohoku.

Go Downhill Mountain Biking in Gunma & Nagano

There are plenty of mountains in Japan, but where can you go downhill mountain biking? If you head to Gunma or Nagano, you don't even need to have your own bike—just rent with one of these tours!

Kamakura’s Top 10 Fall Foliage Spots

With autumn colors available at temples close to Kita-Kamakura and Kamakura Stations, even a short trip will do!

Take a Chilling Hike Through Aokigahara Forest

Walking through the famous forest that sits at the bottom of Mount Fuji is an interesting experience and, at times, somewhat frightening.

Hike From the Sea to the Summit of Mount Fuji

New bilingual Japanese/English maps let you experience all 3,776 meters (12,389 ft) of Japan’s tallest mountain.

Gorgeous Blue Pond Is Worth a Trip Up North

If you're thinking of making a trip up to Japan's northernmost main island, be sure to check out the pristine blue waters of Blue Pond.

Top 20 Power Spots in Japan

Japan seems to be overflowing with so-called 'power spots.' Here are 20 of the best, many of them tied to mountain worship, ancient shrines, and the very origins of Japan.

All About Mount Fuji: A Comprehensive Guide

From viewing the mighty mountain in traditional artwork to witnessing an incredible sunset at the mountaintop, there's so much to love about Mount Fuji!

Discover Kanzanji Temple in Shizuoka

Head to central Japan to recharge your batteries at this incredible power spot, and have the best freshwater eel you've ever tasted while there!

Top 7 Reasons to Visit Aomori Prefecture

There’s much more to the main island’s northernmost prefecture than just delicious apples.

5 Adrenaline-Junkie Adventures in & Near Tokyo

Tokyo has been called a haven for shopping, food tourism, technology and cultural sightseeing. But not many know that within Tokyo and near the perimeter of the prefecture, adrenaline-pumping adventures await.

Niseko: A Winter & Summer Sport Wonderland

Looking for an extreme sport paradise any time of the year? Then you've got to get out to Niseko!

Top 5 Spots on Tropical Ishigaki Island

Ishigaki Island is home to some of the best spots to visit in Japan, and we've got five incredible places for you to check out while you're in the area!

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!

2017 Autumn Foliage Forecast

It's that time of the year again! Get ready to enjoy the vividly colored autumn leaves with our 2017 fall foliage forecast.

Leave Naha for These 4 Hidden Okinawa Islands

Okinawa Prefecture is full of smaller islands with stunning nature and beaches. Why not take a quick trip away from the busy capital of Naha and find a secluded beach all to yourself?

Undiscovered Japan: Fukushima & Miyagi

While Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures were both badly hit by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, the region has now largely recovered, and is looking to see travelers flock in once again.

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 5 Things to Do & See on Yakushima

Yakushima is far removed from the hustle and bustle of mainland Japan. This mountainous island with its misty, primeval forests enchants visitors who come to take in the amazing scenery.

Wonders of Japan: The Coastline

Enjoy the breathtaking coastal landscapes unique to this island nation.

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