All About Japan

Getting Back to Nature in Kochi

Get away from tourist-filled Tokyo and Kyoto, and explore the nature, food and friendly villages of Kochi. Bring your sense of adventure!

Flip Out at This Unique Iwate Event

People compete in Iwate Prefecture to be the best table-flipper, venting their frustrations or shouting out their hopes and dreams.

Become a Ninja at Odawara Castle

The castle closest to Tokyo expands its English explanations and adds a Fuma ninja clan infilitration experience!

Ringing in Reiwa

See how people from across the country rang in the new Reiwa Era.

Riding Through the Heart of Shikoku

The charming sightseeing train known as Shikoku Mannaka Sennen Monogatari is a three-hour ride through two of Shikoku's beautiful prefectures.

Hiking Japan’s Ancient Roads

Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims, samurai and royalty on these historic Japanese highways.

Luxurious Onsen Hotel in the Heart of Tokyo

Yuen Shinjuku is a new hot spring hotel in Tokyo that brings the elegant and relaxed atmosphere of a traditional ryokan to the heart of Japan's capital city.

Step Inside One of Akihabara's Weirdest Shops

A very strange toy shop in Akihabara—an area chock-full of weird shops—sells whacky, bizarre and funny inventions.

10 Awesome Tokyo Art Galleries

Tokyo has the exciting, vibrant art scene you'd expect from Japan's capital. If you want to dive deep into the local art world, these 10 art galleries are a great place to start!

Toshimaen Amusement Park Hydrangea Festival

Toshimaen is one of Tokyo's premiere amusement parks, and at the beginning of summer it hosts a gorgeous hydrangea festival to add some seasonal beauty to the fun!

Awesome Ways to Spice up the Night in Kyoto

Kyoto is known for its iconic cultural landmarks and enduring place in Japan's history. But when the sun goes down, there's still plenty of opportunity to explore and have fun!

Incredible Cherry Blossoms in Kagawa

Learn about Shiudeyama, a beautiful cherry blossom spot in Kagawa Prefecture which was featured in the New York Times’ as one of Japan's must-visit destinations!

Travel to Kyoto on a Traditional Train

With tatami mats, noren curtains and a zen garden, this is one of the most stunning and surprisingly affordable ways to travel in Japan.

All About's Guide to Naha

Naha is the capital city of Japan's subtropical prefecture, Okinawa. It's a thriving coastal city that fuses Japan's Ryukyu culture with American and Chinese influences, and has an unbeatable relaxed vibe..

Top 20 Recommended Scenic Spots in Japan

We have gathered a few spots and scenes that are worth checking out on your next autumn vacation. Let us introduce you to the top 20 recommendations for autumn scenery in Japan.

The Cherry Blossom Beauty of Shodoshima

Read on to find out more about the splendor of cherry blossoms of Shodoshima Island in the Seto Inland Sea.

5 Places to Experience Zen Meditation in Japan

Looking to get hands-on with some of Japan's oldest traditions? Zen meditation is a great way to practice mindfulness and relax, and there are plenty of great places around the country where visitors can enjoy it!

Best Book Hotels & Hostels in Japan

Attention bookworms! If you're traveling to Japan and looking for a relaxing place to stay, here are the best book hotels and hostels where you can read the day away!

Explore Shikoku on a Luxury Sightseeing Train

Japan's new luxury sightseeing train will show visitors a part of the country most never see—Shikoku!

Stay at a Machiya-Style Hostel in Kyoto

Utsuwa is a designer hostel in Kyoto that provides visitors with an affordable way to get an authentic, local experience in Japan's ancient capital!

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