All About Japan

Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

Travel northwest of Tokyo to see this museum full of rocks that resemble faces—even a few famous ones!

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!

20+ Free Museums & Art Galleries in Tokyo

All the culture you can get without spending a dime!

Touring Japan’s Scenic Sanin Coastline

Those sand dunes aren't in Hawaii, Australia or the Middle East—they're on the west coast of Japan!

54 Fun Things to Do in Japan!

Japan is filled with quirky and fun bucket-list-worthy things to do, with countless sights, shrines, parks, gardens, restaurants, museums and neighborhoods to explore. Here are the 54 fun things to do in Japan!

Osaka Gets Its Own Zombie Museum

This museum is perfect for those who want to experience living in a post-zombie-apocalypse world.

Perfecting the Art of Bonsai

Bonsai master Kunio Kobayashi explains how he came to the art and its growing global appeal—and why you should visit Shunkaen Bonsai Museum in Tokyo!

Japan's Top 12 Amusement Parks

Looking for a thrill, but don't know where to start? Check out the 12 best amusement parks in Japan!

Seasonal Beauty in South-Central Tokyo

In addition to its historical art objects, the Hatakeyama Memorial Museum of Fine Art offers a garden that's worth a look in itself!

Have Yourself a Merry Christmas (by Yourself)

Are you far away from family and your friends too are busy, leaving you on your own this Christmas? No need to succumb to singles' sadness. We've got some helpful advice to help you enjoy the holiday while flying solo.

Film & Solo Exhibition: The Whispering Star

Radical film director Sono Sion enlightens us with his solo exhibition, showcasing one of his most talked about films to date.

Superb Night Views atop Gifu's Mount Kinka

The night view from the top of Mount Kinka in Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture is one of the most spectacular in all of Japan, on a par with some of the country's most popular night views!

Beauty Inside & Out: World Heritage Art Museum

Of the 17 World Heritage buildings that make up 'The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement,' Tokyo boasts the only one in East Asia.

Be Dazzled at Hakone’s Glass Forest Museum

Take a glittering tour of one of Hakone’s classic museums.

Shoryudo: Knockout Destinations

From ropeways and waterfalls to castles and historic gardens, the 'Rising Dragon Road' through central Japan does everything to catch your eye!

Yanbaru Forest Toy Museum in Okinawa

This toy museum on the northern end of Okinawa's main island is basically a big room full of wooden toys!

Hakone: A Checkpoint in History

Less than than two hours away from Tokyo, Hakone's hot springs and stunning views has been attracting visitors for more than 1,000 years.

Shoryudo — Rising Dragon of Japan

Have you ever made soy sauce by hand? Neither had Rachel! Follow her journey through the 'Rising Dragon' of Japan, a route that travels through Shizuoka, Aichi, Ishikawa, Gifu and Nagano Prefectures.

Cursed Swords on Display at Kuwana Museum

Don’t forget to purify your soul before heading to this museum’s display of samurai swords that were designed to do just one thing: kill.

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.

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