Kagurazaka is one of the Geisha districts in Tokyo with an old town atmosphere. Walking through narrow streets with black wooden walls and dining in exquisite restaurants is a great way to spend an afternoon here.
See beautiful pictures of the many different faces of Mt Fuji from various vantage points!
Onta is a small village in Oita, Kyushu. They produce pottery with traditional techniques without using electric power. Strolling along the old street and visiting a few workshops to watch how they produce pottery is a great way to enjoy this town.
Do you want to relax in a hot spring resort without the tourist crowds? It is a bit of a trek, but Ginzan Onsen in Yamagata is a perfect getaway for those who really want to bathe in nature.
is a town of old wooden houses standing side-by-side, highlighted by projecting lattice and eaves of uniform height, and it never fails to draw visitors’ attention.
Dogo Onsen is a hot spring resort with a long history. What are some of the stories connected to the resort area? And what does it look like?
One of Japan’s most beautiful sights is surely Hitachi Seaside Park with its colorful ‘seas’ of flowers and otherworldly Kochia fields that turn red in autumn. What is there to see in different seasons?
The Shimanami Kaido is a must-do for nature and cycling lovers who travel to Japan. Let us give you an overview of a 3 day/2 night route of this beautiful bicycle tour!
How to experience green tea town Uji on your Japan tour? Let us share with you our favorite places in this beautiful little town near Kyoto!
Are you coming to Kyoto with kids between 6 and 16 years old? See which 9 family-friendly activities you can add to your Kyoto trip to add some fun for the whole family to the itinerary!
What do Roppongi, Hiroo, and Azabu have to offer the intrepid tourist who wants to veer a bit off the beaten path?
What will you experience at the teamLab Borderless exhibition in Odaiba, Tokyo? This is a lively description of a visit by a few of our staff to this wonderful digital art museum.
What became today’s largest metropole in the world started out as a small town in the 13th century and became a small castle town in the 15th century. Then the feudal lords started fighting out a war that would change the course of Edo’s history forever.
Tokyo is a great destination for families with kids. Our local experts give you a whole bunch of tips to have the best holiday you ever had with your family!
If you love Japanese anime Neon Genesis EVANGELION, an ‘anime pilgrimage’ to Hakone is a great activity to do from Tokyo. There are many places that appear in the series in Hakone, find out where to go in real life!
Tokyo Station is not only a place where you go to catch the shinkansen, it is very much an area with plenty of dining, entertainment, and shopping options. Architecture fanatics will also have a field day in Marunouchi.
For history, activities in nature, and a balmy climate, Kagoshima is the place to go. Having always been more open to foreign influences, you can still find plenty of proof of that in local culture and Kagoshima’s historical buildings.
Most Japan tours start in Tokyo. Even if you don’t have much time here, Nihonbashi and Ningyocho will offer you a lot on the city’s history and food culture. Find out what there is to discover in these historical areas!
Karatsu Castle, Takatori’s Old Residence, wild natural scenery, and pottery beautiful in its minimalist simplicity are just some of the attractions that Karatsu in Kyushu, Japan has to offer. Find out what to include on your Karatsu itinerary!
The small island of Aoshima on the southeastern coast of Kyushu, Japan, is a little pearl of nature. Its most famous attraction is the ‘Devil’s washboard’ formation, but there is more to be seen here.