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An Incredible Adieu to Kansai

Hien Tran walks us through a moving farewell to the Kansai area, from the classic temples and shrines to the little things like festivals, ice cream, cat cafés and farewell parties. Just try not to be moved!

4 Meals Under ¥400!

Want to know how to eat cheap in Japan? Eat like the locals! Here are some examples of 'fast food' found all over Japan!

Fukuoka's Cat Island

Béné no Fukuoka takes us to Ainoshima, the island of cats.

Brother & Sister in Japan

Watch this brother and sister enjoy exploring Japan, from Tokyo to Kansai, and from temples to roller coasters.

Unwinding in Nagato-shi

Discover a gorgeous traditional inn located in this peaceful Yamaguchi city, then visit the largest limestone cave in the Orient.

Nancy & John Adventure: From Kyoto to Okinawa

This couple went to Kyoto, Tottori and Okinawa. Follow their adventures in this romantic—and gorgeous—video!

Kibitsu Shrine in Okayama

Kibitsu Shrine is a short drive from Okayama and Kurashiki Cities. The shrine is associated with the story of Momotaro, otherwise known as Peach Boy, who was said to have been born here.

A Day Out at Ise Shrine

How to enjoy Ise Shrine in one day.

Beautiful Ogaki Castle

Watch this enchanting video of Ogaki Castle and its surroundings.

Spring in Nagoya

The majestic Mount Fuji from shinkansen window, cherry blossoms at its peak, and Nagoya-jo is a nice way to enjoy spring in Japan.

Our Trip to Japan: The Arrival

Designer and illustrator Carolina Puropopo shares her adventures on her first day in Tokyo.

Traditional Soba in Toyooka

Do you like soba? This is how to make your favorite noodles by hand!

Around Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, & Hiroshima

Take a three-minute video tour around some typical (and slightly atypical) scenes in Japan.

Our 5 Faves from Kagoshima

Festivals, beautiful scenery, food, culture and fun! You'll never get bored in Kagoshima.

How to Spend your Golden Week in Nagoya

How do you spend four days of holidays in Japan? Try heading to Nagoya!

Beautiful, Busy Tokyo

People, cars, lights: Tokyo is a never sleepy city! Take a look at these daily scenes of Tokyo in time-lapse.

Buffalo Car to Yubu Island

Take an unbelievable journey to Yubu Island, Okinawa by 'Buffalo Car.'

Day Trip to Hirayu Onsen

Follow a couple on a day trip to Hirayu Onsen in Gifu Prefecture!

Japan in Photography

What to do when you have tons of gorgeous photos of your trip to Japan?

Flowers & Festivals in Hokkaido

How about strolling in endless fields of lavender, sunflowers and wheat to experience the natural wonders of the great island of Hokkaido?

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