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Top 10 Day Trips From Hiroshima

No trip to Japan is complete without a visit to Hiroshima! Not only is it full of must-see shrines, museums and more, but it's also the perfect base to plan some day trips to explore a little further afield.

Rejoice! The JR Pass Will Be Sold Online

The JR Pass is easily one of the best ways to get bang for your buck while traveling in Japan! Fortunately, the process to purchase it is about to get even easier!

Ghosn’s Escape from Japan: How Did He Do It?

The details of how former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn escaped from Japan in violation of his bail have emerged, and it's a pretty unbelievable story!

Sing Your Heart Out above the Tokyo Skyline

Tokyo Dome City's Ferris wheel isn't just a normal, everyday carnival ride overlooking the Tokyo skyline. While your eyes take in the view of the city, let your ears listen to the beautiful voices of your friends singing their lungs out.

5 Unmissable Reasons to Visit Saga

Just a short two-hour flight from Tokyo, Saga will bestow you with rare, incredible experiences that will connect you to the heart of Japan’s green tea industry, the romantic atmosphere of Showa period and plenty of traditional Japanese crafts.

Lawson’s First Register-Free Store

Convenience store giant Lawson will open a store this month with no cash registers, and plans to more in the Tokyo area by summer 2020.

Dine & Drive Around Tokyo with Willer Bus

Anyone looking to travel around Japan on the cheap knows and loves Willer, and their highway buses! But did you know that they have a sightseeing restaurant bus?

Annual Firefighter Ceremony Heats Up Tokyo

Tokyo firefighters take part in a yearly ceremony to mark the official start of duties in the New Year, much to the crowd's anticipation and delight. And we've got the thrilling video of the exercises.

Top 20 Things To Do In Nagano, Japan

Check out Trip101's list of the amazing things you can do in Nagano, and start planning your trip today!

Tokyo Government Revving Up for Olympic Games

Officials are getting ready for the 2020 Games with exactly 200 days to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony.

Explore an Ancient Land of Volcanic Power

Experience the sacred lands that birthed Japan, whose living legacy lingers in legend in Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park!

Hang Out at the Hammock Cafe, Literally

The next time you hang out with your friends, go on and really "hang out"—in a hammock, that is. At the Hammock Cafe + Gallery Mahika Mano, there are no chairs, only hammocks.

This Cat Café is Like a Feline Fairy Tale

If you only have the chance to go to one cat cafe in Tokyo, try Temari no Oshiro—a castle for cats. With no time limit and 21 cats, you might consider living the rest of your life there.

Japan’s Olympic Uniforms Unveiled

Official uniforms for Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic teams were unveiled ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Tokyo 2020 Venue Unveiled

We've got your sneak peek at the volleyball and wheelchair basketball venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Halal Ramen In Tokyo & Kyoto

No trip to Japan is complete without a delicious bowl of ramen! If you have dietary restrictions, that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy a piping hot, lip smacking bowl of Japan's iconic noodles!

Discover an Alpine Land of Natural Beauty

Home of the northern Japanese Alps, Chubusangaku National Park is a fantastic destination for lovers of the outdoors!

An Incredible World in Miniature

A short journey from Kumamoto or Oita prefectures will bring travelers to Aso-Kuju National Park, a beautiful area that is one of the first official national parks in Japan.

Cardboard Beds for Olympians Revealed

In order to be more eco-conscious, Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic athletes will sleep in beds made of cardboard.

Tokyo Olympics Preparations Almost Completed

With less than seven months to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begin, preparations in Japan are almost completed.

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