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The 10 Best Summer Activities in Hokkaido

Check out our roundup of best summer activities in Hokkaido.

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10 Beautiful Gardens in Tokyo

Tokyo is home to some of the most beautiful gardens in the country. Learn about the best Tokyo gardens that the city has to offer.

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5 Animals Found Only In Japan and Where to See Them

Learn more about Japan's wildlife, from rare cats and wise goats to cute snowy birds and bathing monkeys.

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5 Little-Known Destinations in Tottori

Hoping to visit some unique destinations away from the big city? Check out these sights in Japan’s most rural prefecture.

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Foraging in Japan: Where to Look and How to Get Started

Foraging can be a new and rewarding way to experience (and taste) Japan’s wilderness. Here are some of the best places to try it. 

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5 Lakes to Visit in Japan This Summer (or at Any Time)

Whether you plan to take a dip or simply enjoy the beautiful scenery, these five lakes in Japan deliver on all fronts (or shores). 

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Culture

Shinryoku Season: A Time of New Life and New Green

Learning to appreciate the little-known season that follows the cherry blossoms.

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5 Flower Parks in Shimane and Tottori

Hoping to experience some off-the-beaten-path flower viewing spots? Consider visiting these destinations in Japan’s two most rural prefectures.

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Live

Over the Finish Line: Marathon Running in Japan

Here is everything you need to know to get started.

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5 Snow Day Trips from Osaka

Take a train or two from downtown Osaka to enjoy a white snow day.

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Backcountry Skiing in Japan: ‘Powder Kingdoms’ in Hokkaido and Nagano

Nagano and Hokkaido are Japan's two "powder kingdoms." Both destinations are full of unique backcountry terrain that will challenge you at every level of your skiing, split boarding or snowboarding abilities.

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5 Great Places to Go Glamping in Japan

Here are five awesome spots to get close to nature, even if you’re not a camping person.

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