This historic mountain retreat in Yamanashi is over 1,300 years old and has been run by the same family for 52 generations.
By Joshua Meyer on September 14, 2018
Planning a road trip in Japan? Remember that it’s not just your destination that matters— it really is all about the journey. Here are three elements to consider adding to your next four-wheeled adventure!
By Amrita Singh on September 7, 2018
Gallery, café and restaurant; this bohemian art village welcomes everyone — students, teachers and professionals alike — to discuss, view and exhibit their work in a beautifully designed Harajuku setting
By Jes Kalled on September 3, 2018
Whether it’s a month-long vacation or quick weekend getaway, instead of jetting off abroad, how about traveling within Japan? GaijinPot gives you advice on how to research your trip and get the best out of it.
By Matthew Coslett on August 30, 2018
Don’t be like that guy. Navigate Japan’s tricky travel landscape like a boss by avoiding these common travel mistakes.
By Alex Sturmey on August 29, 2018
As Japan’s footballing stock continues to rise, there’s never been a better time to follow your closest city’s professional soccer club.
By Liam Carrigan on August 28, 2018
No trip to the Chubu region is complete without a visit to one of Japan’s most traditional attractions — a mixed-gender hot spring!
By Natsuko Mazany on August 23, 2018
Travel to real-life places in Japan where scenes from Studio Ghibli’s animated films spring to life.
By Joshua Meyer on August 17, 2018
To experience the pleasure, you must also brave the pain of Japan’s complex culinary underworld.
By Audrey Foo on August 16, 2018
In honor of this year’s Mountain Day, how about taking on Japan’s most iconic peak?
By Ashley Owen on August 10, 2018
Bowls of Japan’s famous noodle-based soup don’t always have to be served scalding hot. There are several chilled variations that can be enjoyed in the notoriously hot Japanese summer months.
By Frank Striegl on August 1, 2018
Tokyo seemed like a vapid beast after three days in Oita Prefecture.