Our writer gets a behind-the-scenes look at the beautiful “Lucky Daughters” of the popular Ebessan festival in Osaka.
By Quincy B. Fox on January 19, 2017
Follow one writer’s adventures to unknown corners of this wild island with the Japan Explorer Pass. Part One: Dog sledding, pork bowls, horse-racing and outdoor drinking.
By Erik Lebs on January 17, 2017
Headed to Japan’s most popular winter festival this year? Or thinking to book a last-minute trip? Here’s a guide for what you need to know before you go.
By John Asano on January 13, 2017
Dream of visiting Japan? There’s no time like the present!
By John Asano on January 6, 2017
What to do in Nagano if you don’t want to careen down hills at high speeds.
By Liam Carrigan on December 29, 2016
Follow these accounts for some serious Japan travel wanderlust.
By GaijinPot Blog on December 21, 2016
Hakone isn’t all hot springs and epic views of Mt Fuji – there’s even more to discover in this day-trippers’ destination favorite.
By Sophie Skillett on December 16, 2016
Regions in Kyushu affected by the April quake are back stronger than ever
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 15, 2016
Whether you’re a traveler returning after a trip or an expat home for a flying visit, here’s a guide to the best Japanese souvenirs to bring with you.
By GaijinPot Blog on December 14, 2016
Bundle up, strap in and get into some of Japan’s legendary powder with Outdoor Japan Adventures, the new travel and tour booking engine dedicated to helping travelers explore Japan.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 13, 2016
YouTuber and blogger Kim Dao takes us on a two-day outdoor adventure to Hakone, just west of Tokyo, to experience some of the awesome activities it has to offer.
By GaijinPot Blog on November 30, 2016
When matcha KitKats won’t make the grade, it’s time to up your souvenir game (and buy yourself something in the meantime).