All About Japan

Beautiful Japanese Pottery

The seven most beautiful pottery cups from The Wonder 500™.

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!

Full List: Japan’s UNESCO Shrines & Temples!

Japan is home to thousands of historic shrines and temples, and a good few of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A visit to just one can give insight into Japanese culture.

Yamanashi Winery Day Trip

Katsunuma, a region in Yamanashi, is a wine powerhouse with 31 wineries producing 27 percent of Japanese wine each year! Come with us on a day trip of three distinct wineries.

3 Ways to Worship Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is an object of faith for Japanese people, and a place their hearts draw support from, as expressed by the official name under which it's registered as a Cultural World Heritage Site: 'Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration.'

Japan's Top 4 'Best 3' Sightseeing Spots!

Witness the best sightseeing spots Japan has to offer in four official, comprehensive lists.

Thomas the Tank Engine Takes Japan

It may come as a bit of a surprise, but Thomas the Tank Engine is one of Japan's best-loved children's characters. In fact, the country boasts multiple theme parks and working trains dedicated to Thomas and his friends.

The 3 Great Cherry Trees of Japan

The only thing more jaw-dropping than their beauty is just how long these cherry trees have been around!

Take a Breakneck Video Tour of Japan!

Filmed during a three-week railway journey through Japan, this stupendously edited collection of memories reminds us of what can be so fascinating about this island nation.

Photographing the Many Faces of Mount Fuji

Check out the many ways Mount Fuji photographers capture this glorious mountain!

Central Japan's 11 Best Edible Souvenirs

Chubu is the central region of Japan's main island, Honshu. No visit to the beautiful, historic region is complete without bringing home some of its most delectable souvenirs.

4 Japanese Wines from The Wonder 500™

Japan may be more famous for sake and whisky, but these four Japanese wines are sure to delight.

5 Unbelievable Hiking Spots in the Japan Alps

The Japan Alps in the north-central parts of Honshu offer some of the most exhilarating wilderness outings in the country. You won't believe what you can see.

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.

Kyoto to Fuji, Temples to Nature

Follow this globetrotter as he adventures through Kyoto and the five lakes surrounding Mount Fuji.

The 5 Best Views of Mount Fuji

If you're visiting Japan, Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic sights to see!

7 Cool Traditional Japanese-Style Gifts

Looking for just the right gift during the holiday season? Why not give the gift of something unique you could only get from Japan!

Wonders of Japan: Activities Amidst Nature

Experience a variety of sports activities carried out amidst nature.

A Great Selection of Sake from Across Japan

Here's a fantastic selection of sake of varying tastes, from special brews to top-class "daiginjo"! What more could you ask for?

Enjoy the Comfort of a Hotel on a Train!

Not only do you get to relax and take in the surroundings of this train, the destination is one that no tourist would want to miss!

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