Discover Secret Scenic Spots in Japan
Japan’s natural scenery and local cultural experiences are drawing more and more international visitors off the beaten path.
An Ode to Oze National Park
Oze National Park is a paradise for hikers and nature lovers, one that offers new highlights every season!
Chasing Waterfalls in Tohoku
Come along with Nick as he explores the wetter, wilder side of Tohoku in the summer!
Unlock East Hokkaido's History & Nature
The following 10 locations are filled with scenery and natural monuments that are bound to amaze you!
A YouTuber's First Time in Japan
Follow New York-based filmmaker and YouTuber Kraig Adams as he spends one fascinating week in and around Tokyo.
Tohoku: Japan's Treasureland
While Japan's northern Tohoku region may be best known for its incredible winter landscapes, the JNTO and All About Japan headed north in spring to prove there are plenty of reasons to visit the region year-round!
Top 5 Regions to See Red Leaves in Japan
As the weather gets cooler, the time of the year for red autumn leaves approaches! While you might be looking for some good spots to spot leaves around Tokyo, why not step out of the capital to discover other nice areas for autumn colors around Japan?
6 Must-Visit Spots Around Lake Kawaguchi
Lake Kawaguchi (called Kawaguchiko in Japanese) is the second largest of the Fuji Five Lakes that lie at the foot of Mount Fuji. There are many wonderful spots from which you can enjoy a spectacular view of Mount Fuji, and we're here to introduce them.
Escape into a Magical Forest in Fukuoka
This forest in Fukuoka Prefecture looks eerily similar to the scene in Princess Mononoke when the forest spirit meets Ashitaka.
Gorgeous Blue Pond Is Worth a Trip Up North
If you're thinking of making a trip up to Japan's northernmost main island, be sure to check out the pristine blue waters of Blue Pond.
Top 6 Places to Visit in Akita
Akita tends to be pretty far off the beaten path, even for those who do make it to Tohoku. However, Akita is rich in both history and natural beauty, well worth a visit.
15 Beautiful Beaches in Japan's National Parks
Japan offers countless stunning beaches along its nearly 30,000 kilometers of coastline. Some are directly accessible by train from Tokyo, while others are surrounded by 1,000 kilometers of open sea!
Discover Kanzanji Temple in Shizuoka
Head to central Japan to recharge your batteries at this incredible power spot, and have the best freshwater eel you've ever tasted while there!
The Beautiful Nature of Miyagi
With the Pacific Ocean coastline on one side and stunning mountain ranges on the other, Miyagi is home to some of Japan's most breathtaking natural scenery.
10 Snow Spots in Japan Perfect for Instagram
If you want to get your 'Gram game going while traveling in the land of the rising sun in winter, make sure to keep in mind these Instagram-worthy spots for your itinerary.
Tohoku in Summertime: Green Means Go!
The colors of northeastern Japan are vibrant and beautiful, from the pinks of spring to the wintry whites. But on this tour of the region, we focused on the emerald greens of summertime in Tohoku.
#TravelGoals for ¥10,000 (US$90) in Japan
While you can scrimp on food, accommodation and shopping in Japan, transportation in the land of the bullet trains can be costly. But what if you can enjoy a three-day, ride-all-you-want train trip in Japan for only ¥10,000 (US$90)? We'll show you how!
14 Stunning Sunrise & Sunset Spots in Japan
It's a tradition to watch the sunrise on the first day of the year in Japan. And the nation's national parks offer countless breathtaking options for both sunrise and sunset at any time of year!
The 21 Best Places to See Mount Fuji
We take a stab at answering the perennial question, 'Where can I get the best view of Mount Fuji?' Here are our 21 best answers.
4 Americans on a Mission of Tohoku Discovery
The JNTO's New York branch sent four Americans to northeastern Japan on a mission of discovery. The result? Check out their four lovely videos to find out why they call Tohoku 'Something different, something fresh. Really a special place.'