All About Japan

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!

10 Events to Attend During Golden Week 2016

2016 is a golden year for Japan's big Golden Week holiday. Not only can you catch a few traditional annual Golden Week events, but also some pretty rare ones as well!

Nancy & John Adventure: From Kyoto to Okinawa

This couple went to Kyoto, Tottori and Okinawa. Follow their adventures in this romantic—and gorgeous—video!

The 6 Most Beautiful Villages in Japan

While travelers tend to be drawn to Japan's major cities, there's much to be savored in its quiet countryside, where a different, deeper kind of beauty awaits.

Tottori's Amazing Sand Sculpture Museum

Picture the Sapporo Snow Festival, just a little sandier.

Tottori’s Winter Season: Lights & Sand Dunes

When most Japanese people think of Tottori, the first thing that pops into their minds is the famous Tottori Sand Dunes. The summer is a great time for sand—but Tottori also has some unique offerings in winter, too!

Japan's 3 Weirdest Onsen

Where you go when you've dipped in them all?

Dress Up Your Canine or Feline as a Samurai

Ditch the cutesy puppy or kitty sweaters and get your pet into something more noble—like a samurai costume!

Cradles of Subculture

Let's take a quick look at some trivia about various regions in Japan that are known as subculture hotbeds!

Ride With the Gods in Tottori Prefecture

Go for a ride on a Tottori road that's protected by a mountain where gods reside!

Take the Path of Faith to Discover Nature

Rediscover yourself in mystical places deep in the mountains.

44 Reasons to Visit the Chugoku Region

This region in western Japan abounds with things to do and see!

Japan's 11 Most Gorgeous Drone Videos

Think you can handle watching these drone-shot videos and not be compelled to visit Japan? Just try!

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