11-Day Sakura & Word Heritage Tour of Japan
Get to know the beauty of Japan on an 11-day, all-inclusive tour with a licensed English-speaking guide!
The Little Prince Museum in Hakone
Travelin' Boots' Ada Wilkinson hit the Little Prince Museum in Hakone. Sadly, she didn't come back with one of the museum's plush toys of a boa constrictor digesting an elephant, but she did return with a beautiful photo tour of an adorable location.
4 Fall Color Day Trips from Tokyo
Tokyo’s urban appeal is unrivaled, but when it comes to the autumn season most Tokyoites head outside of the city to take in the cooler weather and the dazzling fall foliage.
3 Historical Crafts from Kanagawa
In addition to being home to the major port city of Yokohama and the famed hot springs of Hakone, Kanagawa has developed a number of distinctive crafts that are unique to the region.
5 Popular Love Shrines
Check out these endearing shrines if you're looking for a love blessing!
The Ryokan Designed After a Moon Princess
Recommended for couples, experience a mysterious, gorgeous stay at this first-rate inn, built to evoke the tale of Kaguya-hime, the princess found in a bamboo stalk who returned to the moon.
My First Time at a 'Ryokan'
The Japan Guy gives us his first impressions of a traditional Japanese inn in a refreshingly humorous way!
The 5 Best Views of Mount Fuji
If you're visiting Japan, Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic sights to see!
3 Wild 'Onsen' Theme Parks
Want a little more than just a soak in hot water? Try an 'onsen' theme park, where a whole world of water-related adventure awaits!
Ichinoyu Ryokan: The Hot Choice for Hakone
The Ichinoyu Group's Japanese-style inns, or 'ryokan,' can be found throughout the Hakone area, offering half a dozen luxuriously different ways to experience this famed hot spring region. Find out why they're hot, and which one suits you best!
Top 10 Best Ryokan of Japan
If you're looking for traditional Japanese-style lodging, look no further than these ten Japanese inns.
Japan's 5 Most Elegant Christmas Trees
Grab some hot cider and head out the door to view these classy Christmas trees.
Hakone: A Checkpoint in History
Less than than two hours away from Tokyo, Hakone's hot springs and stunning views has been attracting visitors for more than 1,000 years.
Yugawara Mixes Halloween & Motorcycles
2016 marks the second edition of Yugawara's unique Halloween events, including a costume contest and the Yuga-Tsu, a 10-kilometer costumed motorcycle tour!
4 Soothing Onsen Day Trips from Tokyo
While these Kanagawa onsen and their surrounds are certainly worth an overnight stay, each can work equally as well as a day trip.
10 Great Gifts from Japan
These original gifts represent the rich cultural heritage of this country—and tend to go down well with overseas visitors, too!
5 Reasons to Stay at Hakone Ginyu
Known as one of Japan’s top 'ryokan,' Hakone Ginyu is the perfect combination of modern and traditional. Here are five reasons to hang your hat up here for a few nights!
Cradles of Subculture
Let's take a quick look at some trivia about various regions in Japan that are known as subculture hotbeds!