An awesome tradition in Japan is "hatsuhinode," or viewing the first sunrise of the New Year.
By Hilary Keyes 6 min read
Tokyo is overrated. Head up to lesser-known Yamagata Prefecture where a more authentic Japan is ripe for discovery.
Here’s your chance to enjoy some festive Christmas cheer—the Japanese way!
Forget full moon parties in Koh Phangan or rickshawing through the streets of Hanoi, there’s a new budget paradise in town.
There’s snow place like Japan when it comes to winter festivals.
A symbolic death and rebirth in the mountains of Yamagata, but not without indulging in the local nightlife
As if you needed more reasons to go to Tokyo.
Known as Haikyo or “ruins,” these spots are more than just apocalyptic photo ops.
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Shred world-class powder in the Japanese mountains. Japow!
Discover this local ramen style that’s creamy and chewy with all the toppings.
To experience the pleasure, you must also brave the pain of Japan’s complex culinary underworld.