Across rough seas and aboard decaying ships, the islands of Tomogashima are a unique — if challenging — visit.
By Matthew Coslett on May 17, 2017
Mosaic Hostel give us their insider tips for getting off the beaten track in Japan’s cultural capital. Includes castles, sewage plants and craft beer. Curious? Read on.
By Martha Knauf on May 15, 2017
See one of Tokyo’s biggest, best and wildest festivals close up at the Sanja Matsuri.
By John Asano on May 12, 2017
Warning: Do not read this article if hungry.
By Lucy Dayman on May 2, 2017
Expect the unexpected with gorgeous scenery, immaculately-preserved history and wonderfully quirky attractions (including Finnish hippopotamuses).
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on May 1, 2017
Going somewhere this Golden Week? Here’s why you should think about taking a drone with you and what to do with it when you’re there.
By Misha Yurchenko on April 20, 2017
[Video] Have you heard the news? There’s a new hostel in town. And it’s absolutely baller.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on April 14, 2017
The many reasons why this exuberant and boundary-breaking Japanese festival tops my personal ranking.
By Joyce Wan on April 5, 2017
Want to see the shibazakura this spring? Try this one-day itinerary featuring a spectacular flower festival, a brand-new onsen resort and dinner on a traveling restaurant.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on April 1, 2017
There’s plenty to do in the kitchen of Japan but we’ve narrowed it down to the best 25 – ‘cos we’re nice like that.
By Martha Knauf on March 31, 2017
The story behind one of Japan’s favorite cherry blossom spots and the best way to see it for yourself.
By Zoe Vincent on March 31, 2017
Learn all about the ancient art of yuki tsumugi in a beautiful rural corner of Japan.