12 Places To Visit & Things to Do in Osaka
Osaka is one of the jewels of western Japan, and it's easy to see why it's at the top of so many travellers' to-visit lists! If you're looking for ways to make the most of your time in Osaka, look no further!
Tour Kyoto & Complete Ninja Missions
Interested in joining the mysterious, shadowy world of the shinobi? The Kyoto Ninja Run tour allows visitors to make their ninja dreams a reality while exploring the city!
Stay at the First-Ever Peanuts Hotel in Kobe!
We all expected Snoopy-themed rooms to be cute, but we never imagined they’d be this stylish, and even romantic.
10 Unique #BucketList Goals in Kyoto
If you're planning a visit to Japan's ancient capital, check out this list of unique, Kyoto-only experiences!
The World's in Love with Zen
Zen concepts and practices have heavily influenced prominent people in the West in all fields, from business to entertainment to the arts. What is it about Zen that attracts them?
14 More Places To Visit in Osaka!
Trip101 continues to pile on reasons to visit the incredible city of Osaka!
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Theme Parks in Japan
There’s more to theme parks in Japan than just Disney Resort and Universal Studios; there’s also ninjas, go-karts and more!
Visit Japan's First Glass Torii Gate
If you're looking to see a one-of-a-kind shrine gate, head over to Kagoshima to see Japan's first torii made from glass!
5 Mouth-Watering Restaurants in Nara
Japan's old capital, Nara, is an incredibly popular tourist hot spot steeped in history. If you need a break from temple and shrine hopping, stop at one of these restaurants for some delicious regional specialties!
Journey to Another Planet with TeamLab
Visionary digital art collective teamLab is back at it again! Their latest installation in Toyosu features huge, color-changing balloons and digital koi fish, and will be open until autumn 2020!
A Train That Conveys the Spirit of Recovery
A journey on Minami Aso Railway’s trolley train, which trundles past the Aso Caldera—one of the world’s largest volcanic craters—gives riders the leisurely opportunity to marvel at the natural splendors of Kumamoto’s landscape.
Chill Out in This Cool Tokyo Neighborhood
If you're sweltering in the summer heat, swing over to Tokyo's Nihonbashi neighborhood to cool down! Dress in yukata, listen to the faint whispers of chimes against the breeze, eat delicious sweets and visit the Art Aquarium.
Huis Ten Bosch: A Little Netherlands in Kyushu
Huis Ten Bosch is a lovingly recreated Dutch town in the heart of Nagasaki Prefecture. Its unique design, plethora of attractions and cultural history make it one of Japan's most interesting theme parks.
A Night in Prison Never Looked So Appealing
The historic, decommissioned Nara Prison in Nara Prefecture is scheduled to be renovated and reopened as a luxury hotel in 2020.
9 Incredible Historical Spots in Hagi
Located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Hagi's history is readily visible today. Perfect for those who love to explore Japanese history and scenery, here are 9 spots in Hagi you definitely have to visit!
Things I Learned About Geisha, Firsthand
There's an air of mystery surrounding geisha, and what they really are. Are they cultural ambassadors? Are they elite mistresses? When can one become a geisha? This list may just answer a few questions lingering in your mind.
Spoon & Tamago Tour Hiroshima
Join our friends at Spoon & Tamago as they explore the many charms of Hiroshima.
Bathe in an Onsen Before Your Next Flight
Got a layover in Sapporo? Instead of walking around aimlessly in the gift shops or trying to spread out in the lounge areas, why not soak in a hot spring and relax?
Tokyo's Bizarre Architectural Wonders
There's no doubt that Tokyo is an architectural marvel! But with so many buildings, there's bound to be a few that stand out for their unique design. Check out these five examples of Tokyo's most bizarre architectural wonders!
Akagawa Festival Lights Up The Night
These stunningly skillful creations have some saying they look like they’re projection mapped, but it’s all master-level pyrotechnics.