Tsushima and Iki, two small border islands that lie between Korea and Japan, have a long history including a naval battle with Russia.
With borders open again, Kagoshima is welcoming tourists with wonderful attractions. Visit a national treasure, the islands of Kagoshima, and more!
Sumo in 2022. John Penisten writes about the world’s oldest sport, sumo wrestling, and provides details about matches in Tokyo.
Kusatsu, one of Japan’s popular hot springs towns, features a hot water waterfall among the many onsens to soak in, near Tokyo.
Oita, Japan offers visitors access to onsens—or hot springs. These mineral-rich, naturally-heated baths offer a relaxing one-of-a-kind experience.
A complete guide to taking the train: Rail passes around the world, including Europe, the U.S., Canada and across Australia and New Zealand.
Founded exactly 400 years ago, Kakunodate has one of the most attractive and best-preserved samurai districts in Japan.
This beautifully photographed guidebook offers history, access information, maps, and top quality photography of Japan’s UNESCO world heritage sights.
AirKitchen brings travelers into Japanese homes to learn how they cook their Japanese cuisine, learning to cook with families in Japan.
Japan’s north has come back after the terrible Tsunami, some of the fascinating places you can find in Iwate province, which is not tourist-crowded.
Japanese fun: Sampling Italian food in Tokyo, meeting a robot, visiting Shinjuku Gyoen, and soaking up the good life in two onsen.
You won’t regret trying out one of the wondrous water activities offered by Japan’s Kinu River no matter if you’re a local or just passing through!