Top 9 Sakura Spots in Tohoku & Hokkaido
Since northern Japan gets its cherry blossoms later than the rest of the country, even if you've missed the first round of 'sakura' to the south, you can often catch late blooms in Tohoku and Hokkaido as late as the end of April or even early May.
8 Must-See Flower Spots in Hokkaido
Hokkaido is a must-visit place for nature lovers. After its harsh and snowy winters, the land shows off tulips in spring, lavender fields in summer, cosmos in autumn, and many more colorful flowers throughout the year.
Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots
Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.
The Wonderful Seasons & Colors of Japan
Encounter the beautiful colors of nature nurtured by the four seasons.
10 Spots for an Easy Autumn Stroll in Tokyo
Tokyo may be a sprawling city, but it still has plenty of space to get lost in nature.
Top 6 Flower Spots in Saitama
Saitama is one of the best spots in Japan to experience the nation's stunning flower parks and botanical gardens.
Autumn Starts in Daisetsuzan
The first place where you find leaves turning color in Japan is Hokkaido's Daisetsuzan National Park.
A Day at Jigokudani Monkey Park
Look out for some incredible shots of swimming monkeys and delicious-looking food—plus a time-lapse view of what it looks like when the staff set up your futon at a lovely 'ryokan' in Nagano!
Feel Like a Feudal Lord in Ritsurin Garden
There isn't just one reason why Kagawa Prefecture's Ritsurin Garden has been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide—there are thousands of them!
Our 5 Faves from Kagoshima
Festivals, beautiful scenery, food, culture and fun! You'll never get bored in Kagoshima.
Explore Sapporo’s Fall Color Spots by Subway
While there are countless famous places in Hokkaido to enjoy the colors of fall, this piece focuses on the downtown autumn foliage spots that are conveniently accessible from the Sapporo subway.
In Search of Urban Colors
True fall aficionados know that there is some striking natural scenery to be found in Japan’s urban centers as well as in the great outdoors.
Japan's Top 5 'Hanami' Hikes
Japanese culture is deeply tied to nature, and there's no better time to appreciate the Japanese wilderness than cherry blossom season.
Gifu's Top 5 Autumn Color Spots
Gifu Prefecture is full of mountains, which means lots of trees—and especially beautiful Japanese maples!
Top 5 Sakura-Viewing Sites in Osaka
From castles to riverbanks, Osaka has some amazing spots for viewing cherry blossoms with your friends and family. Check out these sites during your next visit!
The 5 Best Michelin-Starred Spots in Okinawa
Michelin's Green Guides rate local attractions other than restaurants and hotels, which are covered in its Red Guides. Take a look at what the Michelin Green Guide has to say about beautiful Okinawa!
How to Spend your Golden Week in Nagoya
How do you spend four days of holidays in Japan? Try heading to Nagoya!
3 Stress-Free Layover Tours from Narita
Narita Airport is one of the most-visited gateways to Asia. Make the most of your layover time there and try one of these guided tours offered by the Narita Transit Program.