A couple of hours a day on the train, with time off to take in some of the best sights Japan has to offer along the route.
By Liam Carrigan on November 29, 2017
We chart winter light ups all across Japan in our latest travel guide.
By Teni Wada on November 25, 2017
Looking to do some budget traveling in Japan for Christmas and the New Year? Plan a winter holiday in Japan that won’t deplete your bank this winter season.
By Robert Kodama on November 24, 2017
From Tokyo to Okinawa (sorry Hokkaido!), vegan food festivals are popping up all over Japan.
By Chiara Terzuolo on November 23, 2017
There’s something about the uniquely Japanese way in which Christmas is celebrated here that always brings a smile to my face. Illuminations are no different.
By Liam Carrigan on November 21, 2017
Dream of a chalet experience but don’t want to leave the city? The oh-so-cozy Unwind Hotel & Bar brings the Swiss Alps to Sapporo.
By GaijinPot Partners on November 21, 2017
No towel, no problem. Catch this traditional Japanese experience of a mixed-gender host spring bath before it slips away…
By Natsuko Mazany on November 2, 2017
This game-changing startup connects tourists to locals eager to guide foreigners around Japan with customized tours.
By GaijinPot Partners on November 2, 2017
Wasp hunting in central Japan is not your average hobby, but locals here love it. Check out our crash course in wasp hunting and an introduction to the Nov. 3 edible wasp festival!
By Joost Van Itterbeeck on October 31, 2017
Hotel Uno Ueno is the latest in Tokyo’s hybrid accommodations that combine the affordability and sociability of a hostel with the upgraded design and amenities of a hotel.
By GaijinPot Partners on October 30, 2017
This is what happens when you rent a camper in Japan and unexpectedly drive up a mountain.
By Victoria Vlisides on October 27, 2017
Looking for something a little bit different to do in Tokyo? Watching horse racing is one of the country’s most popular pastimes — find out why with a fun-filled day at the Tokyo Racecourse.