All About Japan

Exploring the Japanese Countryside

Whether you've been to Japan's rural parts or not, get ready to explore the Japanese countryside with a jittery boy and his cameraman dad!

Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots

Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.

A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan

The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.

Naminoue Shrine is Literally Above the Waves

Perched up on a hill, Okinawa's principal Shinto shrine overlooks Naminoue Beach and the East China Sea.

Top 3 Cycling Routes in Japan

Change your perception of Japan by taking an unforgettable bicycle ride through some of the country's rural and picturesque areas.

Lost Fukushima Wolf Deity Images Recreated

When Yamatsumi Shrine burned down in 2013, along with the structure itself went 240 images of a wolf deity that had watched over Iitate Village for nearly 1,000 years.

These 4 Kyoto Videos Will Make Your Heart Ache

Day or night, there’s no place in Japan better for enjoying Japan's gorgeous autumn season than Kyoto.

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.

Kumamoto Power Spot Looks Like Ghibli Art

Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine is a mystical destination for those looking to feel the earth’s energy.

Stunning Fuji Footage from Chureito Pagoda

This gorgeous, five-story pagoda can be reached after climbing about 400 steps and, once there, will give you one of the most breathtaking views of Mount Fuji.

The Town Where Cucumbers are Forbidden

There’s a town in Japan where it's strictly forbidden to grow or eat cucumbers. Why do they hate the vegetable? And is the rule valid or are they all in a pickle over nothing?

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