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.
By Victoria Vlisides on July 25, 2017
Short, sweet and relaxing; a weekend discovering the history of the Kiso Valley and Nakasendo Way is an ideal getaway for history buffs and nature lovers alike — with lots of good, cheap snacks and fresh water sources along the way.
By Chiara Terzuolo on July 14, 2017
Join us on a visual trip to white sandy beaches, massive waterfalls and the geekiest cafe in Western Tokyo.
By Victoria Vlisides on July 6, 2017
Only have one day to spare in Tokyo? Experience the city like a local with this immersive itinerary for Suginami Ward — and prepare to forget everything you thought you knew about Japan.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 30, 2017
In Japan, all roads lead to Nihonbashi — so what to do when you get there? Here are eight unconventional ideas to get you started.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 13, 2017
Make the most of a day in Tokyo’s “Electric Town” with this whirlwind itinerary of geeky shrines, electronics shopping, arcades, maid cafés and extreme ramen.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 5, 2017
In a metropolitan area as diverse as Osaka, there’s plenty to see and do during those hot summer nights.