2020 Fall Foliage Forecast
As the sweltering heat of summer subsides and the weather gets cooler, autumn spreads from north to south. Find out where and when to make the most of fall foliage this season.
Bear Attacks in Japan: There Is A Solution
Tried and True Ways to Coexist as told by a bear conservationist
Emperor Naruhito plants rice seedlings at Impe
Emperor Naruhito plants rice seedlings in an annual event at the Imperial Palace.
Collective Impact: STOP! Food Loss & Waste
In line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations, Japan’s Ministry of the Environment is expanding efforts to reduce food loss. The Collective Impact; STOP! Food Loss & Waste Project is one step toward realizing change.
Reconnect to Nature: Daisen-Oki National Park
Exploring a little bit of everything that Daisen-Oki National Park has to offer
Experience the Great Outdoors in Gunma
Located in the center of Japan's main island, Gunma Prefecture is a paradise for outdoor lovers, with a variety of exciting seasonal activities to enjoy.
Deep in Snow Country - Yuzawa and Minakami
Join us as we search for onsen and winter scenery through the Yuzawa and Minakami regions of central Japan.
Top 10 Gardens & Parks in Kyoto
Calling all nature lovers, Kyoto beckons to be discovered. Read this article to learn about the top 10 gardens and parks in Kyoto, courtesy of our friends at Trip101.
11 Best Trekking Routes In Japan
Mount Fuji, Japan Alps, Nakasendo, Basho Tour, and more trekking options in Japan! Check out our recommendations of the best trekking routes in Japan.
Plan a Perfect Trip with GoodDay Hokkaido
Japan's northernmost island is at the top of many travelers' must-visit lists, and with good reason. Plan your perfect trip to Hokkaido at GoodDay Hokkaido, the revamped website of the Hokkaido Tourism Organization!
Top 5 Sights in Izu
Whether you like surfing, exploring history, petting capybara or just relaxing in a hot spring, the Izu Peninsula has you covered!
Get Hands-on in Rural Japan: Akita Farm Stay
By giving people unique first-hand experiences, green tourism can help revitalize and re-popularize the lifestyles and customs of rural Japan.
Mie's Wondrous Walking Sea Otter
A sea otter at an aquarium in central Japan has learned to walk on two feet.
Innovative Businesses are Battling Food Loss
Food loss has become a global issue, and Japan is no exception. A number of innovative initiatives have recently sprung up in Japan to help spare food from the garbage bin and reduce food loss.
Nanzoin: Discover Fukuoka's Reclined Buddha
Fukuoka has a well-earned reputation as one of Kyushu's culinary hotspots, but it's also home to an incredibly unique temple! Hop on a train from Hakata Station to see the largest reclining bronze Buddha in the world tucked into a Kyushu mountainside!
10 Best Waterfalls in Japan
Do you want to be at peace in nature when visiting your next dream destination? Learn about the best waterfalls in Japan that we've compiled for you here.
Top 10 Japanese Animals and Where to Find Them
Discover the wildlife of Japan
Roadtrip 5 Awesome Spots on the Noto Peninsula
Discover the secrets of the Noto Peninsula, situated on the wild northwestern coast of Honshu. Although remote, this area has it all; beautiful natural sights, historical architecture, fine handicrafts and relaxing hot spring resorts!
Soar in the Sky at Japan's Castle in the Sky
Known as the "Castle in the Sky," the ruins of Takeda Castle mesmerize visitors to western Japan year after year.
Tokyo Island Emitting High Volume Volcanic Gas
Japan Coast Guard officials say lava flow at Nishinoshima Island south of Tokyo has temporarily stopped, but volcanic gas continues to emerge.