The Beautiful Nature of Miyagi
With the Pacific Ocean coastline on one side and stunning mountain ranges on the other, Miyagi is home to some of Japan's most breathtaking natural scenery.
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!
9 Craft Beers Perfect for Spring
Is there anything better than beer, sunshine and friends? A nice CRAFT beer, sunshine and friends! These nine beers are perfect for spring (or any season!), and are sure to take your hanami or picnics to the next level!
4 Americans on a Mission of Tohoku Discovery
The JNTO's New York branch sent four Americans to northeastern Japan on a mission of discovery. The result? Check out their four lovely videos to find out why they call Tohoku 'Something different, something fresh. Really a special place.'
A Whirlwind Weekend in Miyagi
Head out to northeastern Japan with Selena for a magical weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.
How Are You Spending Your Golden Week?
Golden Week is Japan's most anticipated holiday—and these Instagrammers give us some great ideas for things to do this holiday season!
Diamond Route Japan Shows Off Hidden Treasures
This stunning video tourism project will leave you ready to plan your next trip north of Tokyo!
12 Photogenic Spots Perfect for a Tokyo Trip
There are many cool places to visit with fantastic photo opportunities in and around the Tokyo area.
Hiking Japan’s Ancient Roads
Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims, samurai and royalty on these historic Japanese highways.
14 Stunning Sunrise & Sunset Spots in Japan
It's a tradition to watch the sunrise on the first day of the year in Japan. And the nation's national parks offer countless breathtaking options for both sunrise and sunset at any time of year!
7 Easy Hikes Near Tokyo
If you're an outdoor enthusiast and have already hiked Mount Takao—or would like a similarly gentle hike with fewer people—these seven spots near Tokyo are perfect!
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.
12 Great Hikes in Japan's National Parks
You can follow the trails through Japan's national parks to mountain peaks and coastal views—and sometimes both at the same time!
Fish Your Own Carp or Goldfish in Shinjuku
If you're in Tokyo and want to go fishing without too much traveling, get yourself to Ichigaya Fishing Center. Whether you want to catch a full-grown carp to eat or a little goldfish as a pet, this Shinjuku man-made fishing hole has got you covered.
5 More Fantastic Kansai Hikes
Kansai is home to some amazing hiking spots that offer both interesting trails and stunning views. So what are you waiting for? Grab those shoes and get trekking!
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!
Nanzoin: Discover Fukuoka's Reclined Buddha
Fukuoka has a well-earned reputation as one of Kyushu's culinary hotspots, but it's also home to an incredibly unique temple! Hop on a train from Hakata Station to see the largest reclining bronze Buddha in the world tucked into a Kyushu mountainside!
An Ode to Oze National Park
Oze National Park is a paradise for hikers and nature lovers, one that offers new highlights every season!
5 Fun Festivals in Japan's National Parks
Japan's national parks are not only sites of natural beauty, but long-inhabited locales where the local people have developed both new and longstanding traditions for showing their thanks for nature's bounties.
30 Stunning Flowers in Japan's National Parks
From June hydrangeas to September spider lilies, here are 30 reasons for flower fans to fall in love with Japan's 34 flower-filled national parks!