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October 11, 2017

10 Places To Experience the Best of Autumn in Japan

Hikes that catch trees bursting into color and an enticing hot spring bath afterward. These 10 locations are perfect for an adventure, soak or just a change of scene from the city.

October 6, 2017

Japan’s Tourism ‘Fails’ Make it a Perfect Travel Destination

The anti-tourist’s wet dream: Japan — and all its quirky charms — is waiting for you, despite the government’s befuddling missteps at promotion.

September 28, 2017

Top 5 Theme Parks in Japan

Want to add thrills and variety to your trip to Japan? Here are five of the best theme parks to visit.

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September 28, 2017

5 Ways You Can Prolong Your Summer at this Kick-Ass Okinawa Hotel

Let staff guide you through the best of what Okinawa has to offer at Estinate Hotel, where it’s sun, sea and spontaneity all year round.

September 25, 2017

Vegan in Japan: Top Meatless Restaurants by City

An unofficial guide from a (self-professed) vegan gourmet and author.

September 22, 2017

Super Cheap Japan: Top 5 Rail Passes for Budget Explorers

With a little planning, you can get around Japan in comfort by train without emptying your wallet. Here are five economical multi-day tickets.

September 12, 2017

Preparing for Visits to Japan by Family Members With Health Issues

Mom and Dad are finally visiting — and you just became their travel agent. Here are some things to consider for family members with mobility and health issues.

September 7, 2017

Japan Wanderlust: The Joy of Getting Naked

Going commando at Japan’s natural hot spring baths make taking a dip an other-worldly experience. We answer questions for first-timers and highlight five hot springs for you to get “eau naturale” during your fall and winter travels.

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August 31, 2017

This Hi-Tech Pod Hotel in Kyoto Is Changing the Way We Work

And it’s not just because of the free beer.

August 11, 2017

Japan Wanderlust: 5 Freaking Incredible Mountains to Hike

Aug. 11, is a holiday for the sole purpose of giving you time to cozy up to Japan’s mountains. Check out these non-Fuji mountainous destinations that are worth a climb at any time of the year.

August 8, 2017

Late-Summer Kansai Festivals with Local Flavor

If you like Japanese tradition with a touch of fire — and fireworks — visit these local gems.

July 25, 2017

Japan Wanderlust: Get On Up To Tohoku

Cool off in Japan’s northeastern region satiated with poetic mountain air, huge festivals and unforgettable lakes that will leave you lusting for more.

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