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.
Wonders of Japan: Harmony with Nature
Experience a traditional recycling-oriented lifestyle.
8 Things You Don’t Know about KIT KAT in Japan
Thought you knew everything about Japan's multifaceted KIT KAT bars? Read on!
Take the Path of Faith to Discover Nature
Rediscover yourself in mystical places deep in the mountains.
Throw 'Undama' at This Seaside Shrine
Udo Shrine in Miyazaki features a fun way to gain some good fortune!
Fukuoka's Cat Island
Béné no Fukuoka takes us to Ainoshima, the island of cats.
5 Popular Love Shrines
Check out these endearing shrines if you're looking for a love blessing!
The Train that Wouldn't Quit in 2015
This small train station in Hokkaido has kept open for one high school girl until she graduates at the end of March 2016.
Yamaguchi—The New Australia?
It might seem a little far-fetched to compare Yamaguchi and Australia side by side, but these two places have some striking similarities!
Test Your Knowledge of Famous Japanese Sites
Think you've traveled enough through Japan to figure out where these landmarks are from?
A Mountain of Ancient Worship
Compact and beautiful, Mount Oyama is nestled in the northern reaches of Isehara City in Kanagawa's Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park.
3 Ways to Worship Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji is an object of faith for Japanese people, and a place their hearts draw support from, as expressed by the official name under which it's registered as a Cultural World Heritage Site: 'Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration.'
Exploring 'Little Edo'
Kawagoe, also known by its nickname "Little Edo," is one of Saitama Prefecture's most famous sightseeing spots.
Searching for the Imperial Regalia of Japan
Japan's Imperial Regalia have only ever been seen by a select few. Here we try to demystify these national treasures, hunting down the sites where they are said to be located.
Hit 3 Sites in Hiraizumi in Just One Day!
The UNESCO-registered temples and gardens of Hiraizumi represented an attempt to create an ideal world on Earth.
The 5 Best Views of Mount Fuji
If you're visiting Japan, Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic sights to see!
3 Stress-Free Layover Tours from Narita
Narita Airport is one of the most-visited gateways to Asia. Make the most of your layover time there and try one of these guided tours offered by the Narita Transit Program.
5 Classic Cultural Activities in Saitama
Located just north of Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture has preserved beautiful pockets of traditional Japan. While there's much to see, there's just as much that you can try out first-hand!
Different Elevations: From Sea to Mountain
Taste the finest foods produced by the different elevations of sea and mountain in Japan.
Ekiben: Symbols of Colorful Local Culture
There was a time in Japanese history when each domain acted practically as its own country. So it's hardly surprising that each area developed its own culture and customs, giving a distinctive flavor and flair to each region.