Swiss Priest Guides Visitors at Koyasan
Coming to Koysan 18 years ago, Swiss national Kurt Kubli Genso became a Buddhist priest, and now guides visitors around this three-star World Heritage Site in five different languages.
Kanazawa's 'Ninja Temple'
Myoryu-ji Temple is not just your ordinary run-of-the-mill Buddhist sanctuary. Full of secrets and surprises, adults and children alike are sure to enjoy what this special place has to offer.
Style Yourself in Tenpyo Clothing
Want to dress up in some traditional Japanese wear, but find kimono rentals too expensive? A Japanese clothing store in Nara is specializing in Nara-Period clothing at a fraction of the cost of renting a kimono!
Kyoto's Hidden Gem: Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple
While Kyoto is full of big-name temples, it's also replete with secret spots like Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple, where you can find 1,200 statues of the disciples of the historical Buddha.
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.
Tokyo: The Calm & the Chaos
Take a three-minute trip from Mount Takao to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, then head down to the back alleys of Shinjuku's drinking districts.
Take a 3-Star Hike Up Mount Takao
Mount Takao is a 599-meter (1,965-ft) mountain in western Tokyo that has received a three-star rating from the Michelin Guide.
6 Foreigners Making Waves in the Countryside
Most of the subjects of this story didn't see themselves where they are now—but all of them found something incredible in the Japanese countryside, leading each to develop a unique and indelible bond to the local community.
A Kyoto-Lover's Guide to the Ancient Capital
Get tips and local knowledge from Kyoto-obsessed travelers, from must-see spots to unforgettable food.
A Mountain of Ancient Worship
Compact and beautiful, Mount Oyama is nestled in the northern reaches of Isehara City in Kanagawa's Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park.
Ofuna's Giant Kannon
There's something huge peeking over Kamakura's hills.
Dive into Japan 10 Minutes from Narita Airport
Just 10 minutes by train from Narita Airport, the area around Naritasan Shinshoji Temple presents a quaint townscape with a number a great eating locations.
The Force Awakens at Kiyomizu Temple
Witness folding screens inspired by the Star Wars trilogy at one of Japan's most iconic temples.
Video: 1,840 km of Japan in 14 Days
From Hiroshima to Nikko and all points in between, this four-minute video covers a whole lot of ground!
Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots
Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.