Cherish the Cherry Blossoms With This Playlist
'Hanami' is one of the best parts of cherry blossom season! Make the most of your cherry blossom viewing with this spring-inspired playlist!
History in Motion
A Journey on one of Oigawa Railway's steam locomotives connects people with the charms of travel from a lost era.
Hokkaido Flowers Spring into Bloom
The often-overlooked Doto region of Japan’s northern island Hokkaido is off the beaten path, but should be on your itinerary. Spring starts a little later, treating visitors to beautiful flowers reminiscent of cherry blossoms.
Get Schooled About Fish at New Kochi Aquarium
Upon first glance this building in Kochi Prefecture might seem like your standard aquarium. But this repurposed elementary school is the perfect place to study marine life!
This Beach Is Like a Scene out of 'Your Name'
Chichibugahama Beach looks like a Makoto Shinkai anime come to life, and is well worth a detour off the beaten travel path.
Tranquil Vacation Spots in Southwest Japan
Besides Kyoto, Osaka & Hiroshima, there are plenty of lovely, less-known vacation spots throughout southwestern Japan.
30 Spectacular Flower Spots in Japan
Seasonality is an important part of life in Japan, especially in spring. Flowers bloom throughout the country and create a colorful, unforgettable landscape for floral fans, nature enthusiasts and anyone in between!
8 Must-See Sakura Avenues in Tokyo
Spring in Japan goes hand in hand with cherry blossoms! If you're in Tokyo during cherry blossom season, here are 8 must-see avenues full of dreamy trees.
Beyond Shibuya: How to Get Away in Tokyo
Tokyo is a familiar tourist destination, and with good reason. It has incredibly diverse neighborhoods, history and technology side by side, great food, shopping and more. But it also has crowds! Want to get away? Here's how!
How Are You Spending Your Golden Week?
Golden Week is Japan's most anticipated holiday—and these Instagrammers give us some great ideas for things to do this holiday season!
Experience the Beauty of Japan in 8K Video
From the rugged mountains of Hokkaido and verdant forests of Kyushu to spectacular festivals of Aichi and the Tokyo skyline, this video stunningly captures the beauty of Japan in under three minutes.
5 Fun Things to Do in Nara
A former capital city just a stone's throw from Kyoto and Osaka, Nara is known for its stunning temples, friendly deer, souvenirs and more. With so much to do, we're here to help you start planning!
Immersed in Farmhouse Culture
Homestays in Japan’s rural farming villages bring visitors a deeper understanding of local culture and people amid growing things and abundant nature.
5 Blooming Places to Enjoy Hanami in Tokyo
'Hanami' is a time-honored tradition in Japan where friends and family gather to enjoy company, refreshments and cherry blossoms. Here are 5 incredible places in Tokyo for your next 'hanami' get-together.
Rainy Season: Things to Know When You Go
Sure, rainy season comes with the occasional soaked pair of shoes, and it can feel hard to work up the motivation to leave the house. But here are a few tips to help you make the best of it!
The Natural Beauty of 'Satoyama'
While Japan's countryside always offers breathtaking views of nature, these man-made farms built near mountains are true wonders to behold in rural communities.
6 Tokyo Day Trips Less Than 2 Hours Away
From incredible views of Mount Fuji to a museum that feels like it's right out of a mummy movie, these fantastic spots are less than 2 hours from Tokyo, which means they're the perfect way to spend a day when you want to get out of the city!
The 15 Top Fall Color Spots in Kyoto
All About's travel guide reveals the real top spots for autumn colors in Kyoto.
Instagram-Worthy Rainy Day Spots in Japan
Believe it or not, there are some places in Japan that are even more beautiful when it rains! Once you see these photos, you'll surely want to visit them and see first-hand!
This Idyllic Beach Has a Shiny Secret
Tourists visiting Nagasaki Prefecture will find a gorgeous coastline littered not with sand, but with tiny specks of sanded glass.