Even if you’re not the spiritual type, hiking the Kumano Kodo and staying with the monks of Mount Koya is a fulfilling experience.
By Aaron Baggett 9 min read
These Japan Heritage Sites in Iga and Koka show us how real ninjas lived and trained throughout history.
The sacred land of the Kamikawa Ainu in Hokkaido offers a peek into the way of life of Japan’s original people.
Winter in Japan’s chilly central prefecture means skiing, Hokusai, and most importantly, snow monkeys.
If you want to tone down the cherry blossom celebrations this year, here are five alternatives to squatting in the cold on a blue tarp.
Because the longer it takes you to order ramen, the longer it takes to eat it.
Nine years after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the stunning coastal towns of this disaster-affected region still deserve your attention.
Teamlab Borderless and Universal Studios Japan among attractions closed until early-April.
Every year between February and March, groups of local citizens head deep into the forests of Niigata for a festival that involves copious amounts of straw and a large phallus.
Okay, the latte isn't that bad, but the Cherry Blossom Milk Pudding Frappuccino is liquid diabetes.
Crackling ice forms this natural phenomenon over the lake that inspired the 2016 anime “Your Name” (“Kimi no Na Wa”). Will this elusive anomaly make an appearance this year?
Japan's obsession with cats has made its way into everyday food products.