Drift along through Japan's beautiful Tohoku region via one of these boating adventures.
By Vicki L. Beyer 6 min read
Summer in Japan is a great time to sample the many 夏の旬 (natsu no shun, summer seasonal) foods!
Foreign residents of Japan can now travel through Tohoku and beyond at a discounted price previously only available to inbound tourists.
Last year, 95% of captured bears were put down. A wildlife organization in Nagano is helping to lower that statistic and reduce encounters between wild bears and humans.
The literal mysteries of tsuyu, the Japanese term for the rainy season.
If you want to tone down the cherry blossom celebrations this year, here are five alternatives for spring activities in Japan.
We asked hanami revelers if they knew the origins of cherry blossom viewing.
Non-native residents of Japan can now travel through all of Tohoku and beyond, for a discounted price previously only available to inbound tourists.
From locally sourced food to spiritual healing and incredible scenic views, traveling from coast to coast in Tohoku is an experience you shouldn’t miss.
A look into Nada Gogo’s centuries-old rustic wood warehouses that have turned into museums, shops and restaurants to tell the public the whole story of sake making.
Get the budget-friendly JR Kyushu Rail Pass and travel Japan’s scenic third island in comfort.
This traditional city in the wild mountains of Nagano is a must-visit for foreigners looking for the consummate Japanese experience.