Geisha & Handicraft Experiences in Hakone
Looking for things to do around Hakone? If you want to get into traditional Japanese culture, two popular activities are geisha performances and traditional local handicrafts.
8 Gorgeous Japanese Lantern Festivals
Japanese lantern festivals are held to ward off evil or send off the dead, or just to warm up a chilly winter.
8 Real 'Laputa'-Like Locations in Japan
Immerse yourself in sites that look like they could be straight out of Ghibli's classic film 'Castle in the Sky.'
11 Lesser-Known Sporting Competitions in Japan
While the Tokyo Marathon may get a lot of attention, there are a number of other prime sporting events you can watch or take part in throughout the year, from triathlons and trail running to snowboarding and surfing.
Fukuoka's 4 Best Fall Color Spots
Fall colors tend to come late to Kyushu, giving visitors more time to take in some of the best views of the year.
15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan
There are a variety of interesting festivals in each prefecture of Japan throughout the year.
4 Popular, Cozy & Tasteful Yugawara B&Bs
There are a number of family-oriented, affordable, yet stylish B&Bs to be found among the rich hot spring country of Yugawara.
3 Definitive Accommodations in Hakone-Yumoto
Hakone Senkei offers three excitingly different hot spring inns at Hakone-Yumoto—including one with private, detached rooms like little thatch-roofed cottages!
Private Baths in Forest Groves
Wonderful for couples, savor a luxurious experience surrounded by nature at Kinnotake Tonosawa inn.
7 Great Shops & Inns Near Yugawara Station
Located just 90 minutes south of Tokyo, Yugawara is a great hot spring getaway. Here are seven stellar shops and inns where you can get the most out of the local flavor while you're in the area!
Super Cheap Japan's Top Fall Spots in Tohoku
Places in Tohoku can be quite spread out, so if you're traveling through a number of spots in the area, a train pass or bus pass is your best bet.
Paint Your Face for Next Year's Crops!
Fukuoka locals show their appreciation to the powers above at this goopy harvest festival.
Super Cheap Japan's Top 10 Fall Color Spots
Want to know the best, cheapest spots for fall colors in Japan?
The 12 Top Spots for Autumn Colors in Japan
Think you know your 'koyo'? Here's the autumn color hall of fame!
The Top 5 Fall Color Spots in Koshinetsu
Easily accessible from Tokyo by bullet train, Koshinetsu is fantastic for a fall getaway.
3 Awesome Autumn Events in Yugawara Onsen
We're giving you the lowdown on where you can enjoy some amazing Japanese traditional events this fall around Yugawara Onsen!
One-Day Trip to Asamushi Onsen
Asamushi Onsen, right outside Aomori City, is well known by Aomori locals and residents of the Tohoku region for its wide array of bathhouses, all conveniently located in one small town.
10 Beautiful Spots to Take Photos in Japan
It's hard to take a bad picture at these gorgeous locations!
Top 7 Weirdest Festivals Across Japan
While it's estimated there are 600,000 festivals in Japan, some are decidedly weirder than others!
5 Places Too Perfect Not to Take a Picture!
You simply must check out our Top 5 picturesque 'ryokan' at Yugawara Onsen.