Curious About Buddhist Cuisine?
If you've ever wanted to try 'Shojin Ryori' and experience the way monks eat in Japan, we know just the place!
Ichinomiya Tanabata Festival
Located in Aichi, the Ichinomiya Tanabata Festival is one of Japan’s three largest and most famous Tanabata Festivals, celebrating the one day a year when the celestial lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi can meet.
Charms That Will Keep Your Phone Safe!
These phone cases come embroidered with declarations of protection against ignored messages and low batteries.
A Kyushu Trip the Whole Family Can Enjoy!
Saga, Kumamoto and Nagasaki offer shopping, theme parks, hot springs, brewery tours and many more unique experiences. There's something for everyone!
Find Treasure at Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine
Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu is filled with nature on the outside, with its tunnel of simply incredible cherry blossoms. But, there are also several important treasures within!
10 Can't-Miss Destinations in Nikko
Beyond its famous shrine and stunning waterfalls, you can find historic hotels, cedar-lined walks and period theme parks in this renowned summertime resort region.
Light Festival in Kyoto's Shimogamo Shrine
Enjoy a brilliant light festival in 'Tadasu no Mori' at Shimogamo Shrine!
Put Your Phone to Rest on a Mini Futon
Not only does this tiny futon hold your smartphone, but it's even bestowed with blessings from the priests at Tokyo’s Anazawaten Shrine.
The 3 Dragon Gates of Tokyo
Who needs Dragon Balls? There are three Dragon Gates in Tokyo said to grant the wish you make while touching them!
54 Fun Things to Do in Japan!
Japan is filled with quirky and fun bucket-list-worthy things to do, with countless sights, shrines, parks, gardens, restaurants, museums and neighborhoods to explore. Here are the 54 fun things to do in Japan!
Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
This museum beside Izumo-taisha Grand Shrine attempts to unravel the mysteries of one of the most important religious sites in all of Japan.
Revered Animals at Japan's Temples & Shrines
How can a cow heal your knee? Find out at these Tokyo-area temples and shrines!
Have a Cuppa in Kanazawa’s Old Town
While traveling in Kanazawa, be sure to stop for a nice, fresh cup of tea from a tea shop dating back to the Edo Period (1603-1868)!
Hike to these 3 Hidden Temples & Shrines
For the brave pilgrim, here are three awesome temples and shrines that are certainly off the beaten path in Tottori, Shizuoka and Oita.
10 Beautiful Spots to Take Photos in Japan
It's hard to take a bad picture at these gorgeous locations!
3 Awesome Ways to Get Good Luck in Tottori
Head to Tottori for bunny-ear 'omamori'—or 'ema' plaques in the shape of spirits from 'GeGeGe no Kitaro'! And if you've got a memory you'd rather put in the past, why not just set it afloat? Find out how!
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.
8 Amazing Days on a JR Kyushu Rail Pass
Discover the beauty of four Kyushu prefectures by rail! Wander castle towns, stroll through samurai residences and visit historic shrines tied to the founding of Japan, all surrounded by delicious local cuisine!
Transform Tableware into a 5-Story Pagoda
What better way to dish out your homemade Japanese food than to serve it on dishes designed to look like Japanese-style architecture?
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!