All About Japan

See, Smell & Even Eat Wisteria

If you couldn't make it in time for the sakura cherry blossoms, the Wisteria Festival in Tochigi is just as magical.

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Summer

Summer in Ibaraki is about beaches, flowers, mountains and waterfalls.

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Spring

From plum blossoms to cherry blossoms and hydrangea, there are wonderful things to discover in Ibaraki from February to late June.

Stunning Nagasaki 2-Day Tour

Dolphin shows and island tours await!

12 Things to Do in Gunma in Spring

Gunma offers its cherry blossoms combined with daffodils, mountain phlox, converted tramcars, feudal warriors and even a World Heritage Site.

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Autumn

Incredible flowers bloom in Ibaraki even as the leaves on the trees begin to turn yellow, orange and red.

11 Things to Do in Gunma in Summer

Blessed with numerous mountains, lakes and rivers, Gunma offers a wealth of outdoors activities in the summertime. Try mountain climbing, rafting, canyoning, canoeing and more—then rest your weary bones in one of the region's celebrated hot springs.

10 Things to Do in Hokkaido After Yuki Matsuri

Each February, Sapporo's Snow Festival is a favorite among snow-loving tourists. But while enjoying the snow sculptures is a must, there are many things to do that you shouldn't miss while in Sapporo.

9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Spring

Tochigi is full of colorful delight as spring brings a wide swathe of flora across the prefecture.

The 10 Best Spring Spots in Tohoku

With some of the best nature and scenery in all of Japan, spring is particularly spectacular in Tohoku, with a magnitude of cherry blossom viewing spots that typically bloom a few weeks later than Tokyo and Kyoto.

Top 6 'Hanami' Spots in Kyushu

Kyushu is where you can see some of the earliest cherry blossoms in full bloom!

Take a Luxury Bus Tour of Sasebo!

Enjoy Sasebo’s historic buildings and symbolic landscapes from the window of the Umikaze, a luxury-cruiser-style sightseeing bus complete with multilingual audio guides!

4.5 Million Flowers Keep This Park Blue

Even if you missed the cherry blossoms, you can still catch the powdered blue fields of Hitachi Seaside in Ibaraki.

10 Things to Do in Gunma in Winter

In addition to being one of Japan's major ski and snowboard centers, Gunma offers hot springs, winter illumination and cultural activities to warm up the colder months.

Top 4 Things to Do around Mikawa-Anjo Station

Yearning to try the Shinkansen, but don't know where to go? One of the cheapest Shinkansen routes takes you to Mikawa-Anjo—but what can you do once you arrive? We've got four great itinerary ideas!

Top 10 'Hanami' Spots in Japan

The transient nature of cherry blossoms is an essential part of their beauty, but no one wants to be left in the dark when it comes to finding the perfect spot to see them.

Unleash Your Inner Ninja

At this new Kanagawa attraction, you too can be a Ninja Warrior…sort of!

Bring Your Lucky Charms to Yoyogi Park!

Which foreign holiday in Japan expects to attract 100,000 people and provide endless amounts of drinks, delicious food, a variety of music and more in 2017?

Top Places to Visit in Each Prefecture (Pt. 1)

The folks over at RocketNews24 have compiled a bucket list for the top places to visit in each prefecture—and we have to say these pictures have us already packing our bags!

Things to Do on 5 Key Japanese Holidays

Japan has a worldwide reputation as a workaholic nation. But little do people know that Japan offers days off on holidays that don't exist anywhere else in the world. Here are some ideas for things to explore on those days!

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