Riding Through the Heart of Shikoku
The charming sightseeing train known as Shikoku Mannaka Sennen Monogatari is a three-hour ride through two of Shikoku's beautiful prefectures.
16 Splendid Shikoku Castles
The island of Shikoku may be small, but who would've guessed it once contained 16 amazing castles, all in various shapes and forms!
Take a Walk on the Wild Side in Tokushima
Shikoku may be the smallest of Japan's main islands, but with places like Tokushima, it's truly full of heart. Come along with Nick as he dives headfirst into some of the natural wonders of Tokushima Prefecture!
The 11 Spookiest Spots in Japan
Whether they’re haunted, abandoned or just plain old creepy, these spots will definitely show you a chilly side of Japan you may never yet have known.
Amazing Japan in 20 Time-Lapse Videos at Night
Japan always looks gorgeous, day or night, and we present to you 20 incredible videos across the nation that show how it looks when the sun goes down, from the countryside to mountains and even major cities like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.
The 3 Most Beautiful Villages in Shikoku
Shikoku is the smallest of Japan's four main islands, and the most rural. Take a look with us at the most scenic small villages on the island, tucked between mountains and along river banks.
A Country Town Open to Diversity & Possibility
In the town of Kamiyama, tucked away in a valley of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku, the population is about a quarter of what it was six decades ago. But Shinya Ominami wants to make the town a place where diverse groups can gather.
12 of the Best Dishes in Shikoku!
Savor the freshest ingredients and culinary highlights from Shikoku, featuring the best from all of its four prefectures.
Discover Secret Scenic Spots in Japan
Japan’s natural scenery and local cultural experiences are drawing more and more international visitors off the beaten path.
13 Places to Go Canyoning in Japan
With so many rivers and mountains, Japan offers plenty of prime canyoning territory. Here are 13 great places to go canyoning in Japan!
Take Your Prefectural Pride on the Road
These stylish license plates feature iconic imagery from prefectures throughout Japan, so you can show off your prefectural pride every time you hit the road!
15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan
There are a variety of interesting festivals in each prefecture of Japan throughout the year.
Japan’s Top 5 Resort Hotels
Resort hotels are the perfect destination for any vacation, catering for all your needs while offering you luxury and grandeur in style. Here are our Top 5 picks throughout Japan!
The Next Big Food to Hop onto Japanese Menus?
Is one researcher's search for a sustainable food source for the future the next big food craze in Japan, or is the idea hopping mad?
Traditions in Tokushima
Join our writer Nick down in Shikoku as he takes a deeper look at some of Tokushima Prefecture's most enduring pieces of history.
Japan's 3 Great 'Bon Odori' Dance Festivals
Summer is the season of the festival in Japan, and these three celebrations will have you literally dancing in the streets.
47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!
Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!
Innovations in Japan Blue
'Ai' indigo dye, known as Japan Blue, has been in use since the year 1500, with new applications continuously being innovated over time.
Top 6 'Hanami' Spots in Shikoku
While Shikoku might be a bit off the grid when it comes to mass tourism, this island region is full of hidden natural gems—including gorgeous cherry trees!
Top Photogenic Spots in Shikoku, Japan
One of Japan's four main islands, Shikoku is full of charm. Being a remote island, it has a lot of unique attractions that you simply cannot see anywhere else. Get ready with your camera and take shots of these picturesque spots!