All About Japan

The 12 Top Spots for Autumn Colors in Japan

Think you know your 'koyo'? Here's the autumn color hall of fame!

The 8 Best Day Trips from Tokyo

Besides being Japan's capital, Tokyo is actually the world's most populous metropolis. And there are many attractions accessible from the Tokyo metropolitan area too!

11 Lesser-Known Sporting Competitions in Japan

While the Tokyo Marathon may get a lot of attention, there are a number of other prime sporting events you can watch or take part in throughout the year, from triathlons and trail running to snowboarding and surfing.

Top 10 Japanese Companies Over 800 Years Old

Just how old is the oldest Japanese company? You might be surprised to learn that most of the companies on our list date back centuries before the Black Plague!

The Three Oldest Hotels in the World

Japan is famous for its ancient temples and shrines, but did you know that it's also the home to the three oldest hotels in the world?

The Top 5 Fall Color Spots in Koshinetsu

Easily accessible from Tokyo by bullet train, Koshinetsu is fantastic for a fall getaway.

10 Beautiful Spots to Take Photos in Japan

It's hard to take a bad picture at these gorgeous locations!

How to Enjoy Yamanashi in 2 Days, 1 Night

This is my two-day, one-night itinerary in hopes that this will help foreign travelers like me not miss the best part of traveling in Yamanashi!

Hike to these 3 Hidden Temples & Shrines

For the brave pilgrim, here are three awesome temples and shrines that are certainly off the beaten path in Tottori, Shizuoka and Oita.

Adulting! Theme Parks for Dates & Daydreamers

Wouldn't it be nice to be together with your lover on a day full of daydreaming and adventuring? If you think Disney and USJ too crowded for some quality time, then try one of these lesser-known, equally superb alternatives for grown-ups.

UNESCO Sites in the Tokyo Area

Tokyo is great for food, shopping and relaxation. But you should know there are also a handful of stellar World Heritage Sites right in the area!

Visit the World-Record-Holding Oldest Hotel

This hotel has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest hotel in the world, and is just a prefecture away from Tokyo!

Top 10 Roller Coasters in Japan

Hang onto your seats, it's going to be a bumpy ride as we unveil our top picks for best roller coasters in Japan!

7 Lesser-Known Art Galleries You Should See

In Japan you can find delicate scrolls, exquisite pottery and incredible kimono art along with works by Yoshitomo Nara, Henri Matisse or Pablo Picasso—you just need to know where to look!

Japan's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Every traveler to Japan should be sure to visit at least a few of the nation's stellar World Heritage Sites, ranging from 1,000-year-old temples and shrines to breathtaking natural biospheres.

Japan's Top 12 Amusement Parks

Looking for a thrill, but don't know where to start? Check out the 12 best amusement parks in Japan!

Mount Fuji: World Heritage Site

Mount Fuji is a pleasure for your eyes and fun to climb! That’s why it’s a perfect attraction, and the inspiration for many painters and poets.

Mount Fuji Tourist Info

Find out when to climb, where to climb from, and what else you can do in the area! Oh—and don't miss the fireworks!

4 Incredible Summer Fire Festivals

These incredible events are sure to get you fired up about summertime in Japan!

Ride the Wind 100 Feet in the Air

For thrill-seekers, this new ride at Fuji Q Highland just might be the rush you're looking for!

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