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11 Lesser-Known Sporting Competitions in Japan

While the Tokyo Marathon may get a lot of attention, there are a number of other prime sporting events you can watch or take part in throughout the year, from triathlons and trail running to snowboarding and surfing.

A Road that Runs Above the Sea

Running on this bridge high above the waters, you just might experience the strange illusion that you're really flying over the sea!

Full-Day Bus Tour to Kouri Island & Churaumi

Explore the turquoise blue seaside of Okinawa, and one of the largest aquariums in the world, with this low-price bus tour.

10 Totally Instagram-Worthy Spots in Japan

Japan is a wonderfully photogenic country, perfect for photo fans and Instagrammers. Take envy-inducing shots at some of the country's finest spots!

5 Childhood Fantasies Come to Life in Japan

Tooth fairies, gingerbread houses, chocolate factories... your childhood fantasy may exist somewhere in Japan.

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!

Top 10 Islands Around Okinawa for Beach Lovers

Can’t get enough of the island life? This article has got you covered!

15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan

There are a variety of interesting festivals in each prefecture of Japan throughout the year.

Tokashiki Island, Okinawa

Located to the west of Okinawa's main island, Tokashiki Island is known for its beautiful beaches, turquoise waters, and of course the possibility of seeing sea turtles in their natural habitat.

Top 5 Creepiest Animals in Japan

These animals look like something straight out of our nightmares!

8 Things Not to Miss in Okinawa

Known for its beautiful beaches, Okinawa is one of the most famous resort destinations in Japan. Here are eight things you don't want to miss while you're there!

Seaweed Pairings

Count on us to help you find the perfect seaweed to go with a variety of Japanese dishes.

Japan’s Top 5 Resort Hotels

Resort hotels are the perfect destination for any vacation, catering for all your needs while offering you luxury and grandeur in style. Here are our Top 5 picks throughout Japan!

Naha Recognizes Same-Sex Couples

Okinawa's colorful and tropical capital city just got even more rainbow-friendly.

Churaumi Aquarium & Sightseeing Bus Tour

Hop aboard a full-day bus tour that takes you to four popular destinations in Okinawa, including three hours at the famous Churaumi Aquarium—pick-up and multilingual audio guides included!

4 Luxurious Hotels in Nago, Okinawa

Located about an hour north of Naha by car, these gorgeous Nago hotels will make you want to pack your bags for a long-term stay.

A Guide to Okinawa's Best Foods

Wondering what to eat in Okinawa? These are the Top 10 foods in Okinawa that you've simply got to try!

Top 6 Beaches in Japan

Summer is here, which means it's time to hit the beach! These six beaches will make you wish the season never ends!

Miyazaki Plans Idyllic Nature Park for Kids

The director of My Neighbor Totoro is planning a children's park on an island in Okinawa. The real question is, how will he keep the adults away?

Top 7 Weirdest Festivals Across Japan

While it's estimated there are 600,000 festivals in Japan, some are decidedly weirder than others!

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