Iriomote—Japan’s Last Secluded Isle
Known locally as Iriomotejima, this remote Okinawan island is almost entirely covered in virgin subtropical forest and mangrove trees, and is often called “Japan’s last secluded island.” Iriomote is also home to rare plants and animals!
Aizuwakamatsu: Japan's Samurai City
Nestled in the mountains of Fukushima Prefecture, the city of Aizuwakamatsu has cultivated a deep connection with its samurai roots. Join our writer Noam as he explores the local history and traditions of Samurai City Aizu!
7 Tricky English to Japanese Translation Fails
Communicating in a foreign language isn't just a matter of translating what you want to say word for word. If you do, you might end up conveying a completely different meaning than your intended one!
Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Tokyo
Choosing the right type of hotel is crucial—here are some interesting, fun-filled and luxurious boutique hotels you can find in Tokyo.
6 Unique Capsule Hotels in Tokyo
Tokyo has all sorts of accommodation, but no trip to Japan is complete without staying in one of their unique capsule hotels!
Budget Hotels & Hostels in Sapporo
Seeking a great business hotel to stay in in Sapporo, Japan? Here are some of the hotels in Sapporo that offer fantastic service for reasonable prices.
10 Great Resorts in Ise Shima & Toba
Here are 10 great resorts in the Ise Shima and Toba region you should definitely consider when visiting!
10 Great Spots in Kyoto for Walkers
If you are planning a trip to Kyoto, here are 10 spots you definitely cannot miss, according to our friends at Trip101!
Aomori Nebuta Festival
The Aomori Nebuta Festival enthralls millions of visitors every year from August 2 to 7, with brightly lit, intricate and boldly colored floats known as nebuta.
10 Decadent Sweets Shops in Tokyo
Got a sweet tooth? Here are 10 shops that you should visit when touring around Tokyo, curated by Trip101!
Get Artful Info with the Tokyo Last Train Map
Created by a Japanese designer and map enthusiast, the Tokyo Last Train Map lays out all of Tokyo's trains in radial form, along with the times they leave their first stop and arrive at their last.
Unlock East Hokkaido's History & Nature
The following 10 locations are filled with scenery and natural monuments that are bound to amaze you!
Chill Out in an Ice Hotel in Hokkaido
Whether you're lounging around on ice chairs or taking a dip in an outdoor bath, this hotel is sure to warm your heart despite being made out of ice!
A Fan's Guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup
The wait is almost over! In less than a year the 2019 Rugby World Cup will kick off, and the Land of the Rising Sun is gearing up in a big way.
A Backpacker's Guide to Kochi
Join Stephen Schreck from A Backpacker's Tale as he visits Kochi Prefecture to do what he does best—learn the ins and outs of the region, and what makes it a fantastic destination for those looking to get off the beaten path!
Ponyo: Coming to a Tasty Treat Near You!
The adorable character Ponyo joins Studio Ghibli fan-favorite Totoro in dessert form at the well-known Tokyo café, Shirohige’s Cream Puff Factory, for a limited time.
Best Buys in Bargain Heaven Ameyokocho
If you're up for bargain hunting in Japan's capital, there's no better place to score good deals than Ameyokocho. Before you go, check out some of the best buys you can find at one of the most popular street markets in Japan!
Formula 1 & Sightseeing Fun in Western Japan
The Formula 1 2018 Honda Japanese Grand Prix will be held at Mie Prefecture's Suzuka Circuit from October 4th to October 8th. In addition to high-octane thrills, it also provides a great opportunity to explore two wonderful areas of western Japan.
2018 Autumn Foliage Forecast
It's that time of year again! As the weather turns from the heat of summer to the crisp air of autumn, the countryside is covered in a cascade of colorful leaves!
A Tasty Guide to Kyoto's Japanese Cuisine
Here are awesome Japanese restaurants to go to when in Kyoto!