Muji Huts Are Back & Ready for Purchase
Previously only available to other businesses, these tiny Muji homes can now be purchased by anyone.
13 Places to Go Canyoning in Japan
With so many rivers and mountains, Japan offers plenty of prime canyoning territory. Here are 13 great places to go canyoning in Japan!
These Towering Statues Take the Cake
This giant Buddhist pagoda and Kannon statue in Fukui Prefecture will make you feel like you've shrunk to the size of an ant!
Visit Beautiful 'Hawaii in Hokuriku'
Think Okinawa is the only place in Japan with beautiful beaches? Head out to the uninhabited island of Mizushima to discover the 'Hawaii of Hokuriku!'
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.
Enjoy Culture Along the Shoryudo Ukiyo-e Route
Get out of Tokyo and Osaka and make your way to central Japan, where art and cultural history are often a part of daily life.
Travel to Toyama for a 300-Year-Old Festival
The most popular festival in Hokuriku, the beautiful Owara Kaze-no-Bon festival has been held for 300 years to appease the typhoon winds and ask for bountiful crops.
12 Instagram-Perfect Spots Just Outside Tokyo
Tokyo is great, there’s no doubt about that, but sometimes you just want to escape and see another side of Japan. And we’re here to help you do just that with these easy day-trips from Tokyo that are perfect for your Instagram feed.
Shoryudo: Enter Japan’s Dragon Route
Journey along with Greg as he embarks on a weeklong adventure around central Japan's 'Rising Dragon Region,' or Shoryudo, enjoying food, culture, history and laughs along the way.
Luxurious Cat Café Opens Its Doors in Nagoya
Cat café chain Mocha brings ample ambiance to a new city with the opening of its newest location.
Gifu's Colorful Hydrangea Road
The rainy season, known as 'tsuyu,' is well-known for its gloomy days and the beautiful hydrangea that brighten the misty days with their flashy pops of purple.
13 Places to Paraglide in Japan
There are over a dozen places where you can paraglide across Japan. Most are located in the central regions, but there are also paragliding options in Hokkaido and the southern islands if you know where to look!
10 Free Spots in Hokuriku
Japan's Hokuriku region offers plenty of appealing tourist attractions—and not all of them will cost you anything! We're here to show you 10 free spots in the region that are too good to miss!
Shoryudo: See More, Do More, Travel Smarter
Not sure where to go in Japan and only have a short time to visit? Why not do it all in central Japan? Get a major dose of culture, food, shopping, history and fun, all of which can be found in the Shoryudo region.
Takayama Autumn Festival
One of the three largest festivals in the country, the Takayama Autumn Festival is not to be missed!
Hands-On Fun Along the Shoryudo Dragon Route
After experiencing the unforgettable Ukiyo-e Route of the Shoryudo (Rising Dragon Road), we made our way up north to learn all about the treasures of Chubu, Japan's central region.
Top 10 Museums as Chosen by Overseas Tourists
These collections of samurai armor, ancient artifacts and futuristic technology are sure to pique your interest.
Japan Gets Its First Cat Café Train
Pleasing both railway and feline fans, the Cat Café Train will be operational for one day only!
Japan’s 8 Most Gorgeous Ryokan Hot Springs
The central feature of a traditional Japanese inn—or 'ryokan'—is the communal hot bath.
4 Great Day Trips from Kanazawa
Kanazawa is known for its gold, its historical streets and its top-ranked garden. It can also serve as a brilliant base for a number of incredible sights in the region!