Kyushu's port city is full of delicious food and entertainment, accented with extraordinary natural beauty and a welcoming character.
By Aidan McFarlane 4 min read
Time flows differently on Japan’s remote islands. Here are three of my favorite hidden getaways and why you should visit them yourself.
Fancy sampling what island life has to offer? Take a short trip from Tokyo to experience what to see and do on three of the capital’s beautiful islands.
Whether you crave a multi-day outdoor adventure or simply want some natural beauty to restore the senses—Japan's majestic national parks await.
This Tokyo island’s distance from the city and unique double volcano make it a must-visit destination.
What were some of the real-life locations that inspired our favorite anime films?
Uncover coastal villages, misty mountains and the legacy of the "ama"—Japanese female divers with a tradition dating back more than 2,000 years.
Early spring is the perfect opportunity for a weekend escape to celebrate sakura and hanami in coastal towns outside of Tokyo.
Aichi Prefecture's best-covered shopping area connects to the beautiful Osu Kannon Temple and is a great place to spend the day.
A mere two hours by train from Tokyo, this secluded region of Tohoku feels a world away.
Experience one of the last hidden gems of Japan traveling through the largest prefecture in Tohoku.