Enoshima: The Perfect Beach Escape from Tokyo
Blessed with an abundance of beautiful natural sights, this island is only a short 60 minute train ride away from the hustle and bustle of central Tokyo.
Where to Get Cheap Beach Gear in Japan!
Has planning your first trip to the beach left your pockets empty, yet you still need to buy... everything? AAJ to the rescue!
Chill Out in an Ice Hotel in Hokkaido
Whether you're lounging around on ice chairs or taking a dip in an outdoor bath, this hotel is sure to warm your heart despite being made out of ice!
6 Geothermal Days in the 'Land of Fire'
Spend a day hugging the edge of one of the world's largest calderas, meander through eight boiling 'hells,' let yourself get buried in steaming hot sand, and even visit Hello Kitty—there's an incredible array of things to be done in Kyushu!
Get Your 'Glamp' On at an Okinawa Beach Resort
The 'glamorous camping' experience comes to Okinawa with luxurious tents and amazing views that will have you wanting to stay here forever.
Japan's Top 10 Aquariums
As an island nation, Japan’s history and culture are tied to the sea and the animals within. To get a good glimpse of the deep blue from dry land, check out the Top 10 aquariums scattered across the country!
Discover the Beauty of Tohoku
Japan's northeastern Tohoku region offers the comforts of refreshing nature, beautiful scenery and time-tested traditions—concentrating the best of Japan into a single incredible area!
The Downtown Osaka Onsen of your Dreams
The newly-opened Solaniwa Onsen Osaka Bay Tower is right in downtown Osaka, which means you can enjoy a luxurious soak on top of all the rest of the city's highlights!
Fun for the Whole Family at Rusutsu Resort
Pack your bags and get the kids ready for an exciting trip to Hokkaido for fun in the sun, in the snow or on the slides.
Unleash Your Inner Ninja
At this new Kanagawa attraction, you too can be a Ninja Warrior…sort of!
Niseko: A Winter & Summer Sport Wonderland
Looking for an extreme sport paradise any time of the year? Then you've got to get out to Niseko!
10 Great Resorts in Ise Shima & Toba
Here are 10 great resorts in the Ise Shima and Toba region you should definitely consider when visiting!
Explore Kyushu on a Sightseeing Train
There are many sightseeing trains in Kyushu, with a wide variety of entertaining events going on in the trains and around the stations. We'll show you how to have much more fun than just looking out the window!
12 Great Ways to Spend the Year in Hokkaido
Not sure when you can make it out to Hokkaido? Here are twelve events worth checking out, one for each month of the year.
Japan's 8 Best-Preserved Castle Towns
While some ancient castles may be hard to find in Japan today, many of their surrounding villages are still standing strong.
Top 9 Photogenic Heart-Shaped Spots In Japan
Love is in the air! Whether found in nature or built by design, your heart will be filled to bursting when you catch a glimpse of these heart-shaped spots throughout the country, just begging to be photographed!
Stunning Nagasaki 2-Day Tour
Dolphin shows and island tours await!
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!
Jodogahama: A View Withstanding the Tides
In my early 20s, I decided to use my summer holiday to travel the coast of Iwate on my own. I bought the JR Seishun 18 Ticket, which meant I had free range of almost all the JR stations in Japan—and I chose Miyako as my first stop.
Save up to 86% with Advance Airfare!
Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 86 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights! Here are 12 ideas for places you can go!