Tohoku: Japan's Treasureland
While Japan's northern Tohoku region may be best known for its incredible winter landscapes, the JNTO and All About Japan headed north in spring to prove there are plenty of reasons to visit the region year-round!
10 Reasons to Visit Tohoku in Spring
There's a lot to love about Japan's northern region of Tohoku, no matter the season. Travel along with Nick to find out why the area really shines in spring.
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!
Top 5 Winter Activities in Wintery Gifu
Gifu Prefecture, in central Japan, is one of the best places to experience the wide range of winter activities that are available. From skiing and snowboarding to ice skating and snow rafting, there's bound to be some winter fun for everyone.
5 Great Snow Getaways from Nagoya
When there's snow, think of these five places in the Chubu region of Japan. From visiting hot spring villages to seeing bathing monkeys, you'll be enjoying the cold!
Snow-Clad Onsen Has Us Ready to Pack Our Bags
These ethereally romantic images remind us why a wintertime visit to a snow-covered onsen resort is extra special.
How to Fully Enjoy Your First Visit to Tohoku
Follow along with our writer Wut who went on an incredible journey to Tohoku to discover the best things to see and do for any traveler's first trip to the region.
Discover Cherry Blossoms with Snow in Tohoku!
While Japan may be known for its springtime cherry blossoms, the Tohoku region offers something even more unique: cherry blossoms with snow!
Top 5 Ski & Snowboard Areas for 2019
Japan has long been known for its soft powder snow and first-class ski and snowboard resorts that offer high-quality facilities and a wide range of attractions and activities. But some facilities are among the best of the best! Here are our 2018 picks.
Hot Food in Snowy Spots Across Japan
For fuel and body heat while exploring Japan in winter, it's important to get the right meals. You may have the best itinerary for sightseeing, but you also need to make sure that good food keeps you company in the cold weather
The 21 Best Places to See Mount Fuji
We take a stab at answering the perennial question, 'Where can I get the best view of Mount Fuji?' Here are our 21 best answers.
The Shrine with the Best View of Mount Fuji
Chureito Pagoda in Yamanashi Prefecture offers what is possibly the single most definitive view of Mount Fuji in Japan.
Vending Machines: Beacons in the Snow
Vending machines are ubiquitous in Japan and can be found even in the most remote of areas. One artist was transfixed by the juxtaposition of these machines against the snow-covered landscapes of Hokkaido's winter.
21 Top Spots Outside Japan's 'Golden Route'
Many tourists concentrate on the so-called 'Golden Route' connecting Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka. But what do you do if you want to get off the principal tourist highway and see the best of the rest? Here are Japan's 21 best off-the-Golden-Route spots!
Guide to Hiking Hokkaido's Rebun Island
Rebun Island (礼文島) is a hiker's dream and a hidden secret nestled just off the main island of Hokkaido Prefecture. Why not make 2018 the time to visit Rebun Island and enjoy the stunning views this place has to offer.
3 Very Japanese Snow Creatures
When it comes to snow, each country has its own tradition and imagery. Here are three Japanese creatures that are associated with snow.
The 5 Biggest Snow Festivals in Tohoku
Check out Tohoku's Five Great Snow Festivals and see how the region's long history of culture and tradition brings the frozen to life!
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.
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.
A Village Made Entirely Out of Snow?!
On Shikaribetsu Lake in Hokkaido lies a gorgeous village that you can only see for about two months out of the year before everything melts away.