Top 10 Historical Hotels & 'Ryokan' Inns
Stay at an accommodation that once served Japanese feudal lords or one that has been around since the Edo Period!
Top 30 Spots Across Japan Ranked by Tourists
Travel website TripAdvisor has just listed this year's hot spots in Japan as selected by overseas visitors and we can't wait to see what's at number one!
Can You Keep a Secret? 4 Hidden Hot Springs
There are a lot of incredible hot springs in Japan. These four hot springs are not well known, but they'll surprise you! They all have something special in common—can you guess what it is?
Top 10 'Hanami' Spots in Japan
Historical Site Cherry Blossoms
The transient nature of cherry blossoms is an essential part of their beauty, but no one wants to be left in the dark when it comes to finding the perfect spot to see them.
Top 5 Kansai Souvenirs for a Sweet Tooth
Find the sweetest confectionery souvenir options right in the heart of western Japan.
Amazing Japan in 20 Time-Lapse Videos at Night
Japan always looks gorgeous, day or night, and we present to you 20 incredible videos across the nation that show how it looks when the sun goes down, from the countryside to mountains and even major cities like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.
21 Top Spots Outside Japan's 'Golden Route'
Many tourists concentrate on the so-called 'Golden Route' connecting Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka. But what do you do if you want to get off the principal tourist highway and see the best of the rest? Here are Japan's 21 best off-the-Golden-Route spots!
Things to Do in Golden Week in Kansai
Looking for something exciting to do during your Golden Week vacation? Here are five great ways to spend your time off in Kansai.
5 Fruit Markets for Budget Shoppers in Kansai
Finding the freshest fruits on a budget in Kansai just got even easier with our handy guide.
Top Places to Visit in Each Prefecture (Pt. 2)
The saga continues for the best places to visit in Japan, as complied by our friends at RocketNews24.
7 Standout Sweets from 6 Prefectures
Because every prefecture has a specialty, keep this 'sweet' list of seven snacks in mind on your next trip across Japan. They're too good not to try!
All About Manneken Waffles
Love that fresh-baked-bread smell? In the Kansai area, you can savor the scent of freshly fried waffles at 18 train stations thanks to the famous Mannekin chain. Read on to learn all about these amazing waffles!
Japan's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
World Heritage Temples & Shrines
Every traveler to Japan should be sure to visit at least a few of the nation's stellar World Heritage Sites, ranging from 1,000-year-old temples and shrines to breathtaking natural biospheres.
Limited-Edition Pringles with Japanese Flavors
Once you pop, the Japanese fun won't stop with these Pringles flavors that were inspired by popular dishes from Japan.
Meet a Giant Panda at Kobe Oji Zoo!
Kobe has plenty of tourist attractions, but how many people know where to meet a panda face-to-face in the city?
Japan's Top 10 Aquariums
As an island nation, Japan’s history and culture are tied to the sea and the animals within. To get a good glimpse of the deep blue from dry land, check out the Top 10 aquariums scattered across the country!
4 Cool Things You Probably Missed on SnowJapan
As with any big site, there are many great parts of SnowJapan that get overlooked, even by frequent users. Here are four things you probably didn't know you could do!
10 Stellar Night Views in Kansai
Amid all the hustle and bustle of the Kansai region, don't forget about these incredibly scenic views, especially after the sun has set. If you're visiting the Kansai area—including Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe—you must check out these stellar night views!
Top 5 Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots in Hyogo
When viewing the cherry blossoms in the Kansai region, it would be easy to get lost in the beauty of Kyoto and Osaka and forget Hyogo Prefecture. But these sites are well worth traveling to as well. Check out our Top 5 picks!
Kobe Luminarie 2016
The Kobe Luminarie is held every year to commemorate the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in 1995.