Not ready for the summer sun to fade just yet? Head to these destinations where summer vibes last a bit longer.
By Liam Carrigan 8 min read
Discover the real-life places in Osaka and Tokyo that inspired Sega’s Yakuza video game series.
[Video] This hostel is absolutely baller.
Obama City plays up its name and fish exports to attract visitors but is it enough to sustain a town with a rapidly aging population?
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Even if you’re not the spiritual type, hiking the Kumano Kodo and staying with the monks of Mount Koya is a fulfilling experience.
These Japan Heritage Sites in Iga and Koka show us how real ninjas lived and trained throughout history.
If you want to tone down the cherry blossom celebrations this year, here are five alternatives to squatting in the cold on a blue tarp.
Nine years after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the stunning coastal towns of this disaster-affected region still deserve your attention.
Every year between February and March, groups of local citizens head deep into the forests of Niigata for a festival that involves copious amounts of straw and a large phallus.
Crackling ice forms this natural phenomenon over the lake that inspired the 2016 anime “Your Name” (“Kimi no Na Wa”). Will this elusive anomaly make an appearance this year?
A brand new observation deck is just one of the options for scoping out the world-famous intersection from above.