The 5 Best Ski & Snowboard Locations in Japan
Did your favorite Japanese ski or snowboard spot make it to the Top 5?
Bundle Up this Winter with a Samurai Coat
Strut the streets of Tokyo in a modern take on a traditional Japanese garment.
Chase Away the Winter Blues in Okinawa
While better known as a summer destination, sunny Okinawa has lots to offer travelers seeking an offbeat winter vacation in the sun.
7 Incredible Activities in Minakami, Gunma
Minakami is one exciting gem of a Japanese countryside town!
The World’s Only Outdoor Ice Onsen
When Hokkaido's highest lake is covered in ice during winter, it features an igloo-style onsen.
10 Japanese Home Remedies to Fight Any Cold
Winter can sometimes feel long in Japan (especially without central heat!), and February is one of the coldest months. While we hope you don’t catch any germs, those indestructible local grandmas have many tried and true methods to fight colds!
Walking in a Winter Wonderland
This video, taken in the Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama showing the snow-caped mountains and thatched roofs, is enough to make anyone pack their bags and head to Gifu Prefecture.
Bus Down the Three-Star Road
In the snow belt between Hokuriku and Gifu's Hida Mountain Range, take a bus tour down a road lined with three-star tourist spots listed in the Michelin Green Guide Japan.
What to Do When You're Sick in Japan
Find out how surgical masks, Pocari Sweat, 'okayu,' doctors, and Japan’s National Health Insurance fit into the mix!
Japan’s Top Cold Medicines
Never miss a day of work with these in your medicine cabinet!
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!
12 Incredible Onsen Getaways from Osaka
Choose from large spas, private family baths, mixed-gender onsen and more!
6 Things You Should Know About Japanese Snow
There are a few unique things about Japanese snow.