Megan Kitt is a wandering journalist whose assignments have taken her across the U.S., into Africa and, now, to Japan, where she’s been living and exploring since 2014. A stereotypical Seattle native, she loves strong coffee, loud music, and rain.
At 531 meters, this view would normally come at a hefty price of cold-weather hiking. But thanks to the Mount Moiwa ropeway, the sweeping views can be yours in only a few minutes.
The 2016 Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival starts this week, and the city has been bustling in preparation for this fun festival.
Artbar Tokyo combines low-stress painting sessions with wine, appetizers and new friends.
For residents of this northern Japanese town, their Namahage tradition is as important to their history as it is to their contemporary lives.
At the end of every year, the tall zelkova trees along Jozenjidori are lit with hundreds of thousands of lights, creating a bright and festive pathway for visitors and commuters alike.
This Osaka-based theater is keeping kabuki current while staying true to its 400-year history.
Learn to cook traditional Japanese cuisine in a laid-back, inviting setting.
Japan’s famous henro pilgrimage trail stretches over about 1,200 kilometers, tracing the circumference of the southern island of Shikoku.
From flashy, electronically costumed marathoner to CEO: How following the fun led Joseph Tame to a thriving career.
Beppu is famous for its hot springs, and the city offers everything from traditional onsen to sand baths.
Traditional Japanese glass cutting is a centuries-old pursuit, and you can learn to do it at one of the country’s most prestigious workshops.