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Top 6 Historical Places Around Fukui City

Fukui Prefecture has a rich history and is home to many historical sites including the oldest castle keep in Japan as well as one of the most important Zen temples.

Castles, Temples & Tofu— Oh My, Miyagi!

Come along on a trip to Sendai Castle, Shiroishi Castle and Saiho-ji.

Tips to Enjoy Tokyo on a Tight Budget

Learn how to make the most of your time in Tokyo without breaking the bank!

Basic Etiquette at Japanese Temples & Shrines

Wondering what to do at a Japanese temple or shrine? This quick video will walk you through the basics!

3 Reasons Why Osaka is the 'Jewel of Kansai'

Also known as the Nation's Kitchen, Osaka is a true gem of a city. Discover the three characteristics that make it a must-see during your visit to Japan.

Shrine Maidens Turned Off-Road Racing Queens

In this newest commercial from Toyo Tires, these girls literally drive away ogres during Japan’s annual Setsubun bean-throwing festival.

Discover Another Side of Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro is often overlooked by tourists when exploring Tokyo's many neighborhoods. But with tons of shopping, temples and shrines, fun activities for the whole family and more, Ikebukuro is a great add to any Tokyo itinerary.

5 Fun Tokyo Events for Golden Week 2018

Looking for things to do in Tokyo over Golden Week? These five fun events happen to line up perfectly with Japan's most anticipated national holiday!

Tranquil Vacation Spots in Southwest Japan

Besides Kyoto, Osaka & Hiroshima, there are plenty of lovely, less-known vacation spots throughout southwestern Japan.

10 Stunning Places to Visit in Hakata, Fukuoka

Hakata, located in Fukuoka Prefecture, is known for amazing food and beautiful ocean views. The city also has temples, shrines, festivals, castle ruins, beaches, islands, shopping, entertainment and nightlife.

Top 6 Places to Visit in Akita

Akita tends to be pretty far off the beaten path, even for those who do make it to Tohoku. However, Akita is rich in both history and natural beauty, well worth a visit.

Top 10 Things to Do in Fukuoka

Whether it's gorgeous wisteria, mouthwatering noodles, history-steeped sites or anything in between, Fukuoka City has something for everyone! Check out our Top 10 selections for what to do when you visit!

Snow-Capped Landmarks Glisten in White Powder

Sensoji Temple, the Ghibli Museum and Tokyo Disneyland are always worth a visit, but especially on snowy days like this.

5 Places to Visit Namahage on Oga Peninsula

Believe it or not, some fierce-looking legendary ogres can be found on Oga Peninsula in Akita Prefecture, an area so far off the beaten path that it doesn't even appear in most English guidebooks!

6 Reasons You Have to Visit Ehime in 2018

Filled with history, culture and mikan, Ehime is a must-add to your 2018 Japan itinerary.

Tokyo's Beautiful 'Sakura' Winter Wonderland

As spring snow fell in the nation's capital, the cherry blossoms turned into beautiful snow-capped buds.

Kyoto Temple Offers 'Love'-ly View

The romantic shape of a window at Shojuin Temple has an unexpected origin.

Beyond Shibuya: How to Get Away in Tokyo

Tokyo is a familiar tourist destination, and with good reason. It has incredibly diverse neighborhoods, history and technology side by side, great food, shopping and more. But it also has crowds! Want to get away? Here's how!

The 15 Top Fall Color Spots in Kyoto

All About's travel guide reveals the real top spots for autumn colors in Kyoto.

5 Great Things to See in Akita City

Akita City is not often at the top of anyone's list of places to visit, but that's unfortunate because it has a rich history and culture that includes a lively festival and a famous artist.

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