Even if you’re not the spiritual type, hiking the Kumano Kodo and staying with the monks of Mount Koya is a fulfilling experience.
By Aaron Baggett 9 min read
These Japan Heritage Sites in Iga and Koka show us how real ninjas lived and trained throughout history.
The sacred land of the Kamikawa Ainu in Hokkaido offers a peek into the way of life of Japan’s original people.
Winter in Japan’s chilly central prefecture means skiing, Hokusai, and most importantly, snow monkeys.
GaijinPot Study flew down to Fukuoka to check out this awesome Japanese Language School. See if it's the right fit for you!
Don’t do the crime if you can't do the time, or pay the fine.
Harness your inner strength and climb outside your comfort zone on Tottori Prefecture’s Mount Mitoku
Tokyo is overrated. Head up to lesser-known Yamagata Prefecture where a more authentic Japan is ripe for discovery.
A symbolic death and rebirth in the mountains of Yamagata, but not without indulging in the local nightlife
Immersion courses at Akita Inaka School offer a chance to become part of a local community and make unforgettable memories.
Horror movie collectibles, anime figurines and more.
Discover this local ramen style that’s creamy and chewy with all the toppings.