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Japan's 11 Most Gorgeous Drone Videos

Think you can handle watching these drone-shot videos and not be compelled to visit Japan? Just try!

The 6 Most Beautiful Villages in Japan

While travelers tend to be drawn to Japan's major cities, there's much to be savored in its quiet countryside, where a different, deeper kind of beauty awaits.

Simple yet Refined

This is one bowl ramen enthusiasts won't want to miss on their next trip to Sapporo, one of Japan's famed ramen cities.

Autumn Starts in Daisetsuzan

The first place where you find leaves turning color in Japan is Hokkaido's Daisetsuzan National Park.

Onsen Trivia: Highest, Hottest & Healthiest

Oita has the most hot spring sources, but Hokkaido has the most spas—and the highest onsen is in Toyama.

Japan's 3 Weirdest Onsen

Where you go when you've dipped in them all?

Tour a ¥100-Million Toilet

Roadside station Forest 276 Otaki looks like a log cabin, but its toilets are fit for a movie star.

The World’s Only Outdoor Ice Onsen

When Hokkaido's highest lake is covered in ice during winter, it features an igloo-style onsen.

Fresh Accumulation at Japan's Top Snow Site

SnowJapan is greeting the 2015/2016 season with a sprawling travel section upgrade.

8 Must-See Flower Spots in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a must-visit place for nature lovers. After its harsh and snowy winters, the land shows off tulips in spring, lavender fields in summer, cosmos in autumn, and many more colorful flowers throughout the year.

Hokkaido's Top 5 Autumn Color Spots

Japan's autumnal color change begins up in Hokkaido, so you need to explore the area early if you want to catch the season's best.

The Top Miso Ramen Spot in Japan?

Just outside the heart of Sapporo, this is one of those shops that always has a line, and always runs out of soup.

5 Great Winter Activities in Sapporo

Discover the best sights and things to do in snowy Sapporo during the winter months, including a few options off the beaten path. You'll see there's more to Sapporo than just the local ramen!

Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots

Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.

Enjoy these 5 Onsen for ¥100 Or Less

You don’t have to break the bank to enjoy the relaxing experience of taking a long soak in an onsen while basking in breathtakingly natural beauty.

Halal-Safe Hokkaido Halloween Chocolates

If you're in Hokkaido and happen upon these limited-edition Halloween chocolates, not to worry: they're all okay for Muslims!

Japan's Best Ekiben

Japan's regional cuisine hits the road—er, tracks—with "ekiben," or bento sold at train stations.

Tokaiya in Otaru, Hokkaido

The miso, served with a healthy topping of sizzling garlic pork, was pretty good. It won't be winning any awards, but for random, middle-of-nowhere ramen it hit the spot.

How Onsen 'Fixed' my Self-Esteem & Body Issues

Most women don’t like their bodies. On good days, I’m 98 percent OK with my body. On bad days, that figure hovers around 60 percent. But it wasn’t always like that.

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