5 Stunning Walks in the Japanese Countryside
Locals share secret trails with incredible views of the Japanese countryside!
Photos from Japan to You
Ranging from skin care and shoes to kimono and charms from shrines, blogger and model Matsu-you* introduces her favorite aspects of Japan for the G7 Japan 2016 Ise-Shima Photography Contest.
Yamanashi's Iyashi no Sato Village
Destroyed by a landslide in 1966, this gorgeous village has been reborn as a stunning open-air museum at the foot of Mount Fuji.
From Sea to Summit—27 Hours of Exhaustion
For experienced climbers and hikers, hitting the trail leading to the top of Mount Fuji from the fifth station is doable, from the first station is a challenge, but from the Pacific Coast? That's insane!
Japan's 4 Most Notable Volcanoes
Because of its location on the Ring of Fire, Japan has more than 100 volcanoes—making it a top destination for those interested in these powerful symbols of danger and beauty.
Conservation of an Icon
Mount Fuji is recognized as both a World Heritage Site and a three-star Michelin spot. But how do you protect a natural site from the erosive forces of its own popularity?
Mount Fuji Climbing
A pair of vloggers hit Japan's tallest mountain.
Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots
Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.
Weekend Break in Yamanashi
Travel in Boots' Ada Wilkinson headed out to mark the start of autumn color season with Mount Fuji, thatched roofs and a bat cave.
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.'
Photograph Japan With the Michelin Guide
The Michelin Guide is known widely as a rating system for restaurants, but that's not the only type of guidebook created by Michelin. They also produce tourism guidebooks for worldwide travel destinations—great for shutterbugs looking for a fresh angle!
This Region's Sushi is So Good it Has a Museum
Shizuoka Prefecture is the source of roughly half the tuna in Japan, making it only natural that the region is home to great sushi—and even a sushi museum!
Tokyo: The Calm & the Chaos
Take a three-minute trip from Mount Takao to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, then head down to the back alleys of Shinjuku's drinking districts.
Tokyo to Mount Fuji Bicycle Tour
If climbing this enormous volcano isn’t for you, why not bike around it instead?
The 5 Best Views of Mount Fuji
If you're visiting Japan, Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic sights to see!
Take a 3-Star Hike Up Mount Takao
Mount Takao is a 599-meter (1,965-ft) mountain in western Tokyo that has received a three-star rating from the Michelin Guide.
360° Book Lets You Own Mount Fuji
When designer Yusuke Ono submitted his 3-D book idea to the YouFab design contest in 2012, it was too labor intensive to be produced for sale. Not anymore.
Stunning Fuji Footage from Chureito Pagoda
This gorgeous, five-story pagoda can be reached after climbing about 400 steps and, once there, will give you one of the most breathtaking views of Mount Fuji.
Enjoy the Comfort of a Hotel on a Train!
Not only do you get to relax and take in the surroundings of this train, the destination is one that no tourist would want to miss!
3 Cool Countryside Day Trips from Tokyo
We all need a break from the city sometimes. Experience the other side of Japan with these three day trips to the countryside right outside Tokyo.