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.
By Teni Wada on October 11, 2017
The anti-tourist’s wet dream: Japan — and all its quirky charms — is waiting for you, despite the government’s befuddling missteps at promotion.
By Victoria Vlisides on October 6, 2017
Want to add thrills and variety to your trip to Japan? Here are five of the best theme parks to visit.
By Christopher Nilghe on September 28, 2017
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.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on September 28, 2017
An unofficial guide from a (self-professed) vegan gourmet and author.
By Chiara Terzuolo on September 25, 2017
With a little planning, you can get around Japan in comfort by train without emptying your wallet. Here are five economical multi-day tickets.
By Matthew Baxter on September 22, 2017
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.
By Liam Carrigan on September 12, 2017
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.
By Victoria Vlisides on September 7, 2017
And it’s not just because of the free beer.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on August 31, 2017
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.
By Victoria Vlisides on August 11, 2017
If you like Japanese tradition with a touch of fire — and fireworks — visit these local gems.
By Liam Carrigan on August 8, 2017
Cool off in Japan’s northeastern region satiated with poetic mountain air, huge festivals and unforgettable lakes that will leave you lusting for more.