8 National Records in the North Kanto Region
From the world's biggest standing bronze statue to the nation's highest bungee jump, the North Kanto region sets records on both a national and global scale!
9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Spring
Tochigi is full of colorful delight as spring brings a wide swathe of flora across the prefecture.
11 Things to Do in Gunma in Autumn
Gunma is a hiker's paradise, and autumn is the ideal time to visit. As the leaves change color, discover one of the Three Great Scenic Wonders of Japan, beautiful marshes, waterfalls, hot springs and more!
12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Autumn
Incredible flowers bloom in Ibaraki even as the leaves on the trees begin to turn yellow, orange and red.
New 4K Video Showcases the Beauty of San'in
Ditch Tokyo and Kyoto to explore the region that combines Tottori and Shimane Prefectures: San'in.
12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Summer
Summer in Ibaraki is about beaches, flowers, mountains and waterfalls.
11 Things to Do in Gunma in Summer
Blessed with numerous mountains, lakes and rivers, Gunma offers a wealth of outdoors activities in the summertime. Try mountain climbing, rafting, canyoning, canoeing and more—then rest your weary bones in one of the region's celebrated hot springs.
The Weeping Willow Plum Trees of Mie
The city of Suzuka, in Mie Prefecture, has a garden that opens its gates after nightfall, allowing guests to see the gorgeous blossoms in a whole new light.
9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Winter
Don't let the snow keep you indoors! There's so much to do Tochigi in the wintertime.
12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Spring
From plum blossoms to cherry blossoms and hydrangea, there are wonderful things to discover in Ibaraki from February to late June.
9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Summer
Nature and history are among the many wonderful things you can enjoy during a Tochigi summer.
12 Things to Do in Gunma in Spring
Gunma offers its cherry blossoms combined with daffodils, mountain phlox, converted tramcars, feudal warriors and even a World Heritage Site.
12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Winter
Warm your heart this winter with these exciting activities in Ibaraki.
Top 6 'Hanami' Spots in Kyushu
Kyushu is where you can see some of the earliest cherry blossoms in full bloom!
Kashima Shrine's Best Kept Secret
While it may not be the fountain of youth, the pond behind this shrine has been purifying worshipers for centuries.
Top 5 Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots in Hyogo
When viewing the cherry blossoms in the Kansai region, it would be easy to get lost in the beauty of Kyoto and Osaka and forget Hyogo Prefecture. But these sites are well worth traveling to as well. Check out our Top 5 picks!
A Basic Guide to Kenrokuen Garden
Located in the heart of Kanazawa, Kenrokuen Garden is counted among the Three Great Gardens of Japan, and an absolute must-see when in Ishikawa Prefecture.
Top 10 'Hanami' Spots in Japan
The transient nature of cherry blossoms is an essential part of their beauty, but no one wants to be left in the dark when it comes to finding the perfect spot to see them.
Jaw-Dropping Images of a 'Sea of Clouds'
While this hot photography spot is only a few hours outside of Tokyo, it looks worlds away.
Kyoto's 5 Best Cherry Blossom Views
Kyoto should be on the top of your travel list at any time of the year, but the city makes a truly special transformation in early spring.