July 9, 2021
Japan In July
From festivals to fireworks, summer in Japan is a wonderful time to visit this beautiful country, especially if you love having fun outdoors.
July 8, 2021
Kamikochi: Travel And Access Guide
High in the Japanese Alps, Kamikochi is a mountain destination that delights visitors with vistas, hiking and gorgeous autumn foliage.
November 17, 2020
Walking The Philosopher Path In Kyoto
The Philosopher path (哲学の道 - Tetsugaku no michi) is a scenic walkway following a small water canal in the north-east of Kyoto.
October 23, 2020
Katsura Villa: The Kyoto Imperial Villa
The Imperial Katsura Villa in Kyoto (Katsura Rikyū) is an exceptional example of early 17th-century Japanese architecture and garden design.
October 13, 2020
Visit Tokyo's Imperial Palace And Garden
The Imperial Palace and Garden is in the centre of Tokyo. Find out how to visit, what to do, admission and other tips for visiting.
August 24, 2020
Nara City Park
Nara Park (奈良公園) is a massive 660 hectare city park. Home to the big Buddha at Todaji temple, not to forget the countless freely roaming deer.
August 17, 2020
Shukkeien Garden is a scenic garden landscape close to Hiroshima Castle, and resembles valleys, mountains, and forests throughout Japan.
June 27, 2020
Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park: The Green Getaway In The Metropolis
From picnics to performers, street food to music festivals, rockabilly dancers to cycling, Yoyogi Park in Tokyo has something for everyone.
December 26, 2019
Visit Kanazawa, A City Gleaming With Golden Traditions
Kanazawa (金沢) is well worth a visit for its beautiful castle, zen garden and contemporary art. Find out what to do in Kanazawa and how to get there using the JR Pass.
November 20, 2019
Visit Himeji, Home Of The Most Beautiful Castle In Japan
Visit Himeji: learn about the magnificent Himeji Castle and surrounding garden, what to do in Himeji, where to eat and how to get to Himeji using the Japan Rail Pass.