All About Japan

Take Your Prefectural Pride on the Road

These stylish license plates feature iconic imagery from prefectures throughout Japan, so you can show off your prefectural pride every time you hit the road!

30 Spectacular Flower Spots in Japan

Seasonality is an important part of life in Japan, especially in spring. Flowers bloom throughout the country and create a colorful, unforgettable landscape for floral fans, nature enthusiasts and anyone in between!

Snow, Craft Beer and a Western Take on Winter

Australian native Daniel Bacon manages several successful businesses in Hakuba Village, Nagano Prefecture, and a founding partner of Hakuba Brewing Company, a craft beer brewery based in the same area. What does it take to attract international tourists?

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Japan Spots for 2018

Debating where to go in Japan? We break down TripAdvisor's Top 10 choices for 2018!

Instagram-Worthy Rainy Day Spots in Japan

Believe it or not, there are some places in Japan that are even more beautiful when it rains! Once you see these photos, you'll surely want to visit them and see first-hand!

How Are You Spending Your Golden Week?

Golden Week is Japan's most anticipated holiday—and these Instagrammers give us some great ideas for things to do this holiday season!

Super Blue Blood Moon Lights Up The Sky

This once in a blue moon phenomenon appeared in the sky posing with Tokyo Skytree as well as other beautiful tourist spots.

TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants in Japan 2018

These restaurants throughout the country are known for their warmth, hospitality and accessibility, as well as the mouth-watering dishes they serve up to hungry diners from around the world!

Onsen & Karaoke: Sing While You Soak!

Feeling embarrassed about doing karaoke? How about going to hot springs? If you answered yes, then you need to check out this Japanese inn in Nagano, where you can do both in private at the same time!

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Ryokan of 2017

Looking for a more traditional place to stay in Japan? Well, look no further than this listing from TripAdvisor!

5 Great Snow Getaways from Nagoya

When there's snow, think of these five places in the Chubu region of Japan. From visiting hot spring villages to seeing bathing monkeys, you'll be enjoying the cold!

Trekking Through the Mosaic

Each year about 38,000 visitors hike through the verdant trails of the Shin-Etsu trail in northwestern Japan.

Mastering Winemaking in Nagano

Well-known essayist and painter Toyoo Tamamura and his wife live in Nagano Prefecture, where they run a winery and restaurant. He talks about his new life and work styles, the late life lessons he’s discovered and his plans for the future.

Top 20 Recommended Scenic Spots in Japan

We have gathered a few spots and scenes that are worth checking out on your next autumn vacation. Let us introduce you to the top 20 recommendations for autumn scenery in Japan.

30 Stunning Flowers in Japan's National Parks

From June hydrangeas to September spider lilies, here are 30 reasons for flower fans to fall in love with Japan's 34 flower-filled national parks!

A Gourmet Train Journey to Sample Shinshu

Rokumon is a sightseeing train run by the Shinano Railway that puts you in touch with the Shinshu region’s culture and cuisine. Take a ride and spend a leisurely time enjoying stunning scenery and delicious dishes.

Resort Hotel Chain Loves Dogs as Much as We Do

Regina Resorts is a chain of boutique hotels in Japan, and they have a "Dogs Welcome" policy that is out of this world!

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.

22 Animals to See in Japan's National Parks

While Japan may have an image as a land of trains and modern technology, the nation's 34 national parks offer a wealth of wildlife waiting to be discovered.

12 Great Hikes in Japan's National Parks

You can follow the trails through Japan's national parks to mountain peaks and coastal views—and sometimes both at the same time!

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