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March 31, 2017

25 Things to Do in Osaka

There’s plenty to do in the kitchen of Japan but we’ve narrowed it down to the best 25 – ‘cos we’re nice like that.

March 21, 2017

Live Action Ninja Show at Flamingo the Arusha in Osaka

The throwing stars come out at night — along with “Kill Bill”-style sword battles, geisha performances and traditionally prepared Japanese food — at this Osaka dinner theater.

March 18, 2017

4 Reasons to Download Travel Japan Wi-Fi

No need to login or register to connect, the Travel Japan Wi-Fi app automatically hooks you up with instant Wi-Fi across Japan, as well as travel recommendations, tips, discounts and your own virtual scrapbook.

February 28, 2017

5 Genius Travel Hacks for Your Trip to Japan

Make every moment of your Japan trip count with these top travel hacks.

February 17, 2017

5 Reasons To Visit Tottori

Tottori? That’s, like, somewhere south with the desert, right?

February 10, 2017

Making the Ordinary Extraordinary with Keisuke Unosawa

How do you go from washing up on a boat to brainstorming in Steve Jobs’ garage to working with MoMA and Virgin? We sat down with designer Keisuke Unosawa to find out.

February 7, 2017

Discover Kichijoji on a Free Guided Tour

Living in Tokyo and eager to explore new parts of the city? Join this free tour to discover highlights of what to see, do and eat in Kichijoji.

12 Things That Surprised Me About Traveling in Hokkaido
January 31, 2017

12 Things That Surprised Me About Traveling in Hokkaido

Have you ever heard of Hokkaido? Japan’s final frontier, this northern island is becoming an increasingly popular destination for international travelers. But what’s it like to travel there?

January 30, 2017

Be Your Best Self in 2017: Life Lessons from Okinawa

Discover the secret to a long, happy life in this stunning three-part video series promoting travel to Okinawa. As if we needed persuading.

Travel Tales from Hokkaido II
January 24, 2017

Travel Tales from Hokkaido Part 2: Discovering a New World

Erik’s adventures with the Japan Explorer Pass continue as he heads further west. Part Two: An Apple desktop, marching penguins and snowshoeing in the moonlight.

Exploring Hokkaido with Japan Airlines
January 17, 2017

Travel Tales from Hokkaido: Exploring the “Wild West” of Japan

Follow one writer’s adventures to unknown corners of this wild island with the Japan Explorer Pass. Part One: Dog sledding, pork bowls, horse-racing and outdoor drinking.