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Five Places Linked to Japan’s Hidden Christians

A journey to the abandoned villages and historical churches of Nagasaki to explore the intriguing story of Japan's hidden Christians.

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Early Spring: Cherry Blossoms and Plums in Kanagawa and Shizuoka

Early spring is the perfect opportunity for a weekend escape to celebrate sakura and hanami in coastal towns outside of Tokyo.

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Respite in The Countryside: The Hostels Making a Difference in Rural Japan

Stories of people with big dreams keeping small Japanese towns alive

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5 Trails in Japan I Can’t Wait to Hike Again When it’s Safe to Travel

Are you daydreaming about getting back to nature in Japan?

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5 Reasons Japan is a Budget Traveler’s Dream Destination

Forget full moon parties in Koh Phangan or rickshawing through the streets of Hanoi, there’s a new budget paradise in town.

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5 Guided Tours Where You Can Experience Tokyo Like A Local

Crash courses in bar lingo, uncovering secret hideouts and boozing up in suburbs, these tours will show you the true Tokyo.

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7 Food Theme Parks and Museums in Japan for the Hungry Traveler

Take a culinary adventure to these Japanese destinations where playing with your food is encouraged!

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Golden Week 2019: Make the Most of This Year’s Super-Sized Break

Day trips, overnight stays or something longer, here are three “Platinum” Week options.

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Making Reservations in Japanese

Failsafe ways to book accommodations, tickets and dinners out in Japan.

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5 Tips for Women Traveling Solo in Japan

One of the world’s safest countries, Japan can still be daunting for lone female travelers.

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