Affordable Travel to Snow Wall Yuki-no-Otani
Make time in your schedule to visit the snow wall, Yuki-no Otani, this spring using our cash-saving tips.
'Hanami' Manners Matter
Don't want to be shamed on Japanese television for having poor manners while enjoying cherry blossoms? Here are the four rules you need to follow to avoid causing a small scandal.
Preparing to Drive Around Snowy Areas in Japan
When traveling around snowy regions in Japan by car, you'd better prepare your vehicle in advance to survive scary road conditions and frosty weather. Check out our to-do list before departing for snow-covered lands such as Hokkaido, Tohoku and Hokuriku.
Traditional Japanese Inn Experience
From the 'tatami' room to the kitchen and dining room, Only in Japan presents the story of the traditional Japanese inn, or 'ryokan.' If you want to travel Japan like a local, this is the way to do it!
The Restoration of Fukushima Is My Duty
Jiang Feng, Editor-in-Chief of the People's Daily Overseas Edition Japan Monthly, was invited to interview the Minister for Reconstruction and learn all about the government's recovery efforts following the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.
The Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2018 Is Here
Presenting the 2018 sakura speculation map and dates for each prefecture in Japan released by Japan Weather Association.
10 Snow Spots in Japan Perfect for Instagram
If you want to get your 'Gram game going while traveling in the land of the rising sun in winter, make sure to keep in mind these Instagram-worthy spots for your itinerary.
All About Karaoke
The five Ws about Japan's real national pastime.
Top 10 Dating Spots in Kansai
Love exists all over Japan and we're here to help you find it with the 10 best dating spots in Kansai.
10 Excellent Hotels for a Superb Sapporo Stay
Find the best hotels in Sapporo with this helpful guide.
Tokyo Tower 'Top Deck Tour' Now Open
Visitors to Tokyo Tower's new Top Deck viewing platform get to enjoy VIP treatment along with the stunning Tokyo skyline.
Make the Most of Your Time in Sendai!
Available now, the new Sendai City Guidebook is your one-stop shop for planning the perfect trip to Miyagi Prefecture!
Top 8 Best Areas to Live in and Around Tokyo
What are the best areas in and around Tokyo to live? Tokyo’s much-ballyhooed Kichijoji only makes it to No. 3, while an outsider with easy access to Tokyo takes the top spot!
Are Fukushima's Vegetables Safe to Eat?
In the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011, there are still concerns out there regarding the safety of produce grown in Fukushima Prefecture. We talked with a farmer who hopes to set the record straight.
#TravelGoals for ¥10,000 (US$90) in Japan
While you can scrimp on food, accommodation and shopping in Japan, transportation in the land of the bullet trains can be costly. But what if you can enjoy a three-day, ride-all-you-want train trip in Japan for only ¥10,000 (US$90)? We'll show you how!
From Osaka to Wakkanai on the Seishun 18 Kippu
Your guide to taking a leisurely four-day trip to the top of Japan using scenic local trains.
Basic Etiquette at Japanese Temples & Shrines
Wondering what to do at a Japanese temple or shrine? This quick video will walk you through the basics!
Cheap Winter Escapes to 5 Warm Global Spots
Keep these five budget-friendly travel options in mind when you want to beat the bitter Japanese cold.
Visit Kanagawa & Get a Free Phone
While you can only use the phone for three days, it comes with access to the internet, free domestic and international calls, and sightseeing information for Kanagawa Prefecture.
One of the Quaintest Train Stations in Japan
Stop off here and you'll feel as though you've been thrown into a scene from an anime movie.