Top 20 Most Popular Castles of 2016
TripAdvisor has revealed its Top 20 best Japanese castles for 2016 based on commentary from domestic travelers—can you guess which castle is number one?
The 8 Most Popular Sports in Japan
If you're thinking about sports in Japan, chances are sumo, judo and kendo come to mind. However, only one of these makes the Top 8 list—find out what ranks in at No. 1!
16 Superb Views Found in Kyushu
Introducing the natural landscapes and gorgeous harmony you'll find only in Kyushu!
Japan's Top 12 Amusement Parks
Looking for a thrill, but don't know where to start? Check out the 12 best amusement parks in Japan!
Top 10 Roller Coasters in Japan
Hang onto your seats, it's going to be a bumpy ride as we unveil our top picks for best roller coasters in Japan!
List: Japan's 12 Original-Construction Castles
While Japan is home to over 300 castles, there are only 12 that still retain their original castle keep. These 12 so-called 'original construction' castles are the cream of the crop.
Top 10 Best Ryokan of Japan
If you're looking for traditional Japanese-style lodging, look no further than these ten Japanese inns.
Japan's 12 Best Keepless Castles
These castles may not have keeps, but many of them are much older than any of Japan's so-called "original construction" castles.
10 Top Nighttime Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots
Between March and April, people flock outdoors to enjoy the brief life of Japan's blooming cherry blossoms. But just because the day ends doesn't mean the 'hanami' (flower viewing) has to as well. Take a look at our 10 recommended night viewing spots!
Dean & DeLuca Bread, Ranked
Dean & DeLuca offers some great bread in Japan—but which buns are worth the funds, and which should stay at the back of the rack?
7 Best Spots to Buy Toys in Japan
Japan is home to some of the most famous toys in the world. So what should you do if you’re in Japan and you—or, um, your kids—feel a sudden urge for toy shopping?
8 Gorgeous Japanese Lantern Festivals
Japanese lantern festivals are held to ward off evil or send off the dead, or just to warm up a chilly winter.
Top 5 Multiple-Hot-Spring Hotels
Sometimes one 'onsen' just isn't enough—which is why these places have numerous hot spring baths to soak in!
Top 10 Islands Around Okinawa for Beach Lovers
Can’t get enough of the island life? This article has got you covered!
Top 10 'Izakaya' Foods You Need to Know
If these foods aren't on the menu, you're probably not at an 'izakaya!'
Top 5 Free Tour Guide Services in Japan
Just about to book that expensive tour guide to show you around Japan? No need! There are hundreds of free volunteer guides all over the country. Here are our top groups and organizations!
Japan's Top 4 'Best 3' Sightseeing Spots!
Witness the best sightseeing spots Japan has to offer in four official, comprehensive lists.
Japan's Top 5 Otaku Shopping Spots
If you're looking for anime, manga or cosplay merchandise, these are the places to check!
Japan's Top 11 Reconstructed Castles
Like a phoenix rising from the flames, so too have these restored beauties come back to life to prosper again on our list of the best reconstructed castles across Japan.
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!