The 2016 Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival starts this week, and the city has been bustling in preparation for this fun festival.
By Megan Kitt on February 5, 2016
Artbar Tokyo combines low-stress painting sessions with wine, appetizers and new friends.
By Megan Kitt on January 20, 2016
For residents of this northern Japanese town, their Namahage tradition is as important to their history as it is to their contemporary lives.
By Megan Kitt on January 8, 2016
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.
By Megan Kitt on December 26, 2015
This Osaka-based theater is keeping kabuki current while staying true to its 400-year history.
By Megan Kitt on December 11, 2015
Learn to cook traditional Japanese cuisine in a laid-back, inviting setting.
By Megan Kitt on December 4, 2015
Japan’s famous henro pilgrimage trail stretches over about 1,200 kilometers, tracing the circumference of the southern island of Shikoku.
By Megan Kitt on December 1, 2015
From flashy, electronically costumed marathoner to CEO: How following the fun led Joseph Tame to a thriving career.
By Megan Kitt on November 26, 2015
Beppu is famous for its hot springs, and the city offers everything from traditional onsen to sand baths.
By Megan Kitt on November 20, 2015
Sometimes, the best way to see a city is on two wheels.
By Megan Kitt on November 13, 2015
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.
By Megan Kitt on October 28, 2015
There seems to be a myth around the military bases that it’s impossible to find work here. Fear not: It isn’t.