Simple, stress-free and excellent value, you’ll save on more than just transport with the Hakone Freepass. Here’s how to get the most value out of it.
By Christy Anne Jones on July 17, 2018
Take a trip to the Tohoku region, down a road less traveled, where the most beautiful mixed baths wait to be discovered.
By Natsuko Mazany on July 11, 2018
An introductory guide to Japan’s national tipple.
By Ashley Owen on July 6, 2018
The joy of everyday discoveries and bonding with locals over food, glorious food.
By Audrey Foo on July 5, 2018
Retrace the beloved travel show host’s steps through Osaka, Hokkaido, Tokyo and Okinawa.
By Joshua Meyer on June 29, 2018
Kumamoto’s beauty has been forever altered by the 2016 earthquake. Nevertheless, follow the locals’ unwavering strength and help the prefecture by making it a destination on your next trip to Kyushu.
By Cara Lam on June 20, 2018
A brand new observation deck is just one of the options for scoping out the world-famous intersection from above.
By Joshua Meyer on June 15, 2018
Get out of the city, explore Japan and refresh yourself — but start planning now.
By Liam Carrigan on June 13, 2018
If 007 only lives twice and you only live once, then you better add these travel spots to your bucket list.
By Joshua Meyer on June 8, 2018
Hokkaido is an island blessed with an abundance of natural goodies like seafood, snow sports — and skinny dipping with friends!
By Natsuko Mazany on June 6, 2018
Did you enter our 2018 GaijinPot Cherry Blossom Contest? The winners are in!
By GaijinPot Blog on May 25, 2018
From this summer through next spring, here’s your ultimate Japan festival guide.