This historic mountain retreat in Yamanashi is over 1,300 years old and has been run by the same family for 52 generations.
By Joshua Meyer on September 14, 2018
Travel to real-life places in Japan where scenes from Studio Ghibli’s animated films spring to life.
By Joshua Meyer on August 17, 2018
Retrace the beloved travel show host’s steps through Osaka, Hokkaido, Tokyo and Okinawa.
By Joshua Meyer on June 29, 2018
A brand new observation deck is just one of the options for scoping out the world-famous intersection from above.
By Joshua Meyer on June 15, 2018
If 007 only lives twice and you only live once, then you better add these travel spots to your bucket list.
By Joshua Meyer on June 8, 2018
These are the rides to seek out during the resort’s year-long 35th anniversary event.
By Joshua Meyer on April 6, 2018
Live the movies at these famous (and not so… ) Japanese locales depicted on celluloid.
By Joshua Meyer on March 23, 2018
The forest itself is lost in a global media loop de-emphasizing its natural beauty in favor of tragedy. The first step to save the forest is reclaiming its name: It’s called the “Sea of Trees” not the “suicide forest.”
By Joshua Meyer on February 9, 2018
With the film in its 15th anniversary year, you can still find many of the real-life locations it portrayed in Shinjuku, Shibuya, and Kyoto.
By Joshua Meyer on January 16, 2018
A free “Star Wars” exhibition opens this week in Tokyo to celebrate the saga’s latest episode while the franchise’s actors and directors open up about their personal connections to Japanese culture.