All About Japan

Osaka: 5 Traditional Airbnb vs 5 Modern Hotels

Osaka is known for its gorgeous landscape and picturesque skyline, and is home to many attractions. Enhance your Osaka travel experience when you stay in one of the city's modern hotels or traditional Japanese homes.

Traditional Meets Modernity at Hoshino Resorts

Hoshino Resorts is a renowned resort group in Japan, creating a luxurious Japanese vacation experience. After a century, Hoshino Resorts continues its tradition of providing a blend of the premium with the decor of the past.

The Three Oldest Hotels in the World

Japan is famous for its ancient temples and shrines, but did you know that it's also the home to the three oldest hotels in the world?

4 Hot Ways to Experience Kagoshima

Kagoshima is all about the primal earth. Spend your days immersed in hot spring waters, lounging on island beaches, or—if you're so inclined—covered in hot sand!

A Guide To Hiroshima’s Best Hotels & Airbnb

We've prepared the perfect list of the best accommodations in Hiroshima, with recommendations of both Airbnb homes and modern hotels!

The 5 Top-Searched Hotels in Tokyo

From movie and Japanese pop-culture fans to those who just want a simple room, these 5 top-searched Tokyo hotels will provide you with excitement, comfort, and definitely a good night’s rest.

Spend a Night at this Classy Japanese Prison

When staying at this century-old correctional facility, you might hope they lock you up and throw away the key!

This Hotel Plan Guarantees Heart Palpitations

A hotel in Ishikawa Prefecture has designed a program it guarantees to bring a throb to your heart: and if it doesn't, you don't have to pay!

An 8-Day Journey Through the 'Rising Dragon'

Travel through the 'Rising Dragon' region of Japan, where you'll find ancient shrines, exquisite gold leaf, top-ranked gardens, incredible festivals, panoramic mountain views, plus markets, museums, kabuki and more!

Top 10 Hotels & Airbnb Under US$70 in Kanazawa

Find top affordable places to stay in a best-preserved Edo Period city in Japan—Kanazawa!

Top 6 Budget Hotels & Hostels In Sapporo

Our Top 6 list promises to help you find affordable accommodation in the capital of Hokkaido. With these good rates, you'll even be able to treat your friends to a signature Sapporo beer!

The Luxurious Nara Hotel Audrey Hepburn Loved

In Nara you can get away from the turmoil of the big city by visiting the Great Buddha or deer-filled Nara Park, and then spend the night relaxing in the elegant Nara Hotel.

A Magical Hotel Stay

Ikenotaira Hotel, facing Shirakaba Lake in Nagano Prefecture, has created a special suite that's fit for a magical girl!

Top 10 Tips for Budget Travel in Japan

Want to know how to travel Japan on the cheap? Here are 10 ways to get by without having to watch your money fly away!

Experiencing 'Overseas' Resorts in Japan

Exotic resorts abroad are popular with Japanese tourists, but not everyone can make the trip overseas. We did some sleuthing and found four faux-'foreign' resorts you can stay at right in Japan!

Go Ahead & Fall Asleep in This Kyoto Library

The Book & Bed Hostel opens a 2nd location in Kyoto.

17 Awesome Things to Do for Halloween 2016

In a city famed for cosplay and seasonal celebrations, you just know Halloween is going to be epic! And we've got 17 great things lined up for you!

Top 10 Japanese Companies Over 800 Years Old

Just how old is the oldest Japanese company? You might be surprised to learn that most of the companies on our list date back centuries before the Black Plague!

Shop with the Touch of a Finger!

A brand-new payment system lets you make purchases with the touch of a finger. Great for tourists too!

8 Hot Spots to Book in Kyushu—If You Can!

We'd love to stay in any of these eight amazing Kyushu locales—but they're so popular it can be really hard to get a space!

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