All About Japan

5 Great Things to See in Akita City

Akita City is not often at the top of anyone's list of places to visit, but that's unfortunate because it has a rich history and culture that includes a lively festival and a famous artist.

6 Fascinating & Free Museums in Tokyo

If you're on a budget and looking for things to do in Tokyo, look no further! These unique museums feature anime, origami and more. The best part? They're completely free!

Top 10 Things to Do in Fukuoka

Whether it's gorgeous wisteria, mouthwatering noodles, history-steeped sites or anything in between, Fukuoka City has something for everyone! Check out our Top 10 selections for what to do when you visit!

Rainy Day Date Spots in Yokohama

Don't let bad weather rain all over date night! These Yokohama date spots will help keep the spark of romance alive even when it's wet outside.

A Guide to TeamLab's Interactive Light Museum

Before you head to Mori Building Digital Art Museum: EPSON teamLab Borderless, there are a few things you’ll need to know.

Top 6 Historical Places Around Fukui City

Fukui Prefecture has a rich history and is home to many historical sites including the oldest castle keep in Japan as well as one of the most important Zen temples.

The Big Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo is a city of old and new, where modern skyscrapers rise up from the remains of centuries-old castle walls. The Big Tokyo Travel Guide will help you find whatever you're looking for in Japan's capital city.

In & Around Tokyo: Off the Beaten Track

A typical trip to Japan would likely include Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo or a perhaps day trip to the countryside. However, from ancient treasures to modern marvels, there's richness and rewards for those, like André Mazzone, who take the road less traveled.

10 Key Spots to See in the Ise Area

From famous shrines to ninja experiences and sweet-filled shopping streets, there's plenty to see and do in the Ise area of Mie Prefecture.

5 Places to Visit Namahage on Oga Peninsula

Believe it or not, some fierce-looking legendary ogres can be found on Oga Peninsula in Akita Prefecture, an area so far off the beaten path that it doesn't even appear in most English guidebooks!

Sightseeing & Sports Around Japan

Learn about some of the sights and local charms around Tokyo, and in areas in Kyushu that live and breathe sports!

6 Tokyo Day Trips Less Than 2 Hours Away

From incredible views of Mount Fuji to a museum that feels like it's right out of a mummy movie, these fantastic spots are less than 2 hours from Tokyo, which means they're the perfect way to spend a day when you want to get out of the city!

10 Stunning Places to Visit in Hakata, Fukuoka

Hakata, located in Fukuoka Prefecture, is known for amazing food and beautiful ocean views. The city also has temples, shrines, festivals, castle ruins, beaches, islands, shopping, entertainment and nightlife.

New Miyazaki Short Film to Debut in Spring

There's only one place in the entire world you can see this new Ghibli short: the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka.

Untraveled Japan: Tokyo Day Trips & More

You don’t have to go far from Tokyo to experience Japan like no one has before!

Journey to Another Planet with TeamLab

Visionary digital art collective teamLab is back at it again! Their latest installation in Toyosu features huge, color-changing balloons and digital koi fish, and will be open until autumn 2020!

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.

14 More Places To Visit in Osaka!

Trip101 continues to pile on reasons to visit the incredible city of Osaka!

Improving Traditional Crafts with Technology

Exchange students from the University of Buffalo learn about 'kumiki,' a traditional carpentry technique, from artisans in Hida, and use technology to bring this time-honored craft to the modern age.

Unlock East Hokkaido's History & Nature

The following 10 locations are filled with scenery and natural monuments that are bound to amaze you!

know-before-you-go