Taming the Tiger Temple of Nara
Head to Chogosonshi-ji in Nara for a uniquely feline temple experience!
Tokyo Olympic Medals & Countdown Clock Reveal
2020 Tokyo Olympic medals and a countdown clock were unveiled exactly one year before the Games officially open.
Top 10 Things to Do in Hiroshima
Check out our list for all the inspiration you need to visit this dynamic, cosmopolitan city!
Float On, Giant Princess Kaguya
This year’s Tachinebuta Festival in northeastern Japan has a new, and very tall, princess.
Awesome Ukiyo-e Posters for Shibuya Bon Odori
Designed by contemporary artist Masumi Ishikawa, these posters advertise the Bon Odori Festival taking place in Shibuya for the third year running!
New Attraction Touches Down at Tokyo DisneySea
Tokyo DisneySea is one of the biggest draws for residents and tourists alike. And an exhilarating new flight simulation ride is hoping to bring even more guests to the park.
10 Things to Do in the Kerama Islands
The Kerama Islands have more to offer than just pristine beaches and crystal clear water. If you're planning on paying the area a visit, you'll want to check out our list of top 10 things to do there!
Head to This Hotel if You're Keen on Katana
If you want to see Japanese swords and armor, and you don’t happen to have a time machine, usually you’ll need to head to a museum. However, we recently came across an astounding collection of katana not in any museum or gallery, but inside a hotel.
Two Airlines to Carry Olympic Flame to Japan
Two Japanese airlines, JAL and ANA, announced that they will both transport the Olympic Flame from Greece to Japan ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Self-Driving Bus Test Now Touring Tokyo Roads
SB Drive, a Softbank subsidiary, is putting their new self-driving bus through its next big test: navigating the public roads of Tokyo.
The First Sunrise of Fuji Climbing Season
People gathered, as they do every year, on Mount Fuji to take in the first sun rise after the southern side opens to climbers.
2020 Olympic Torches on Display in Tokyo
The 2020 Olympic & Paralympic torches can be picked up and held while they are on display in Tokyo!
10 Hotels Around the Olympic Stadium
In order to get a fully enjoyable experience, we’d like to introduce you to the top 10 hotels around the Olympic Stadium or hotels that are within walking distance to the stadium!
7 Superb Festivals in Nara
Try and catch one of these fantastic events on your trip to this picturesque and historic city!
Traditional Tsugaru-Style Shamisen Rocks
A professional shamisen artist in Aomori Prefecture gives concerts and teaches people to play the Tsugaru-jamisen.
Enjoy a Day Trip to Hayama Isshiki Beach
Just a short train ride south of Tokyo in the Shonan area of Kanagawa, here is our list of exciting things to do while you enjoy a day trip to Hayama Isshiki Beach!
Kyoto's Amazing Gion Festival
Kyoto's incredibly historic, long-standing Gion Festival reached its thrilling climax!
Tokyo Neighborhood Decked Out for Olympics
Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district is decked out with huge Olympic art to commemorate one year until the 2020 games begin.
Top 8 Fireworks Festivals In the Kanto Region
Witness the Hanabi Taikai or the Japanese fireworks festival in and around the Kanto region.
Reenacting a 30,000-Year-Old Voyage to Japan
Five people reenacted a canoe ride their ancestors likely took from Taiwan to Japan some 30,000 years ago!