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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.'

15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan

There are a variety of interesting festivals in each prefecture of Japan throughout the year.

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.

Japan's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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.

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.

Top 7 Weirdest Festivals Across Japan

While it's estimated there are 600,000 festivals in Japan, some are decidedly weirder than others!

Huis Ten Bosch & Sasebo Sightseeing

Check out Kyushu's top theme park along with stunning views and fantastic food!

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.

Paint Your Face for Next Year's Crops!

Fukuoka locals show their appreciation to the powers above at this goopy harvest festival.

Kagoshima & Sakurajima's Best Sights By Bus

Get to know Kagoshima on this fun one-day tour. Take a ferry ride over to Sakurajima, stroll though the Senganen Garden and get a feel for the local history!

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.

The 12 Top Spots for Autumn Colors in Japan

Think you know your 'koyo'? Here's the autumn color hall of fame!

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?

The Top 5 Fall Color Spots in Koshinetsu

Easily accessible from Tokyo by bullet train, Koshinetsu is fantastic for a fall getaway.

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.

Experience the Wonder of Takasaki

Enjoy sightseeing as well as a dip in a famous hot spring all while traveling around Takasaki, only 50 minutes away from Tokyo.

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!

Take a Luxury Bus Tour of Sasebo!

Enjoy Sasebo’s historic buildings and symbolic landscapes from the window of the Umikaze, a luxury-cruiser-style sightseeing bus complete with multilingual audio guides!

Super Cheap Japan's Top 10 Fall Color Spots

Want to know the best, cheapest spots for fall colors in Japan?

10 Beautiful Spots to Take Photos in Japan

It's hard to take a bad picture at these gorgeous locations!

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