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.
June 28, 2021
Everything About Hakuba: Snow, Ski And Winter Resort
Known as one of Japan’s premier alpine resorts, Hakuba offers winter skiing, snowboarding, and hot springs, with mountain trails, lakes, and more, in the summer.
June 13, 2021
Springtime In Hokkaido’s Biei–Furano
As the snow melts, the white expanses begin to reveal a gentler view. In the Biei-Furano area, that means flowers–and plenty of them. Everywhere you look, lavender, poppies, lilies and sunflowers are in bloom.
June 12, 2021
Hanabi: Japanese Fireworks
Fireworks are more than a spectacular light show in Japan. The art of Hanabi dates back centuries and today, firework festivals are a major attraction.
June 3, 2021
Flower Viewing In Japan
While hanami, or ‘flower gazing’, typically refers to Japan’s famous cherry blossoms, the country has much more to offer flower lovers all year round.
May 31, 2021
The Kotatsu Train On The Sanriku Railway, Japan
Sit in comfort and enjoy travel along the Sanriku coastline with plenty of beautiful views along the way.
April 2, 2021
Shugakuin Imperial Villa Where Earth And Sky Meet
Shugakuin Imperial Villa (修学院離宮) in Kyoto is an imperial leisure villa and landscape garden build in the 1700s by Japanese emperor Gomizuno.
March 29, 2021
The Best 8 Sakura Viewing Spots In Japan And How To Get There
The Sakura season is upon us and Japan is turning many shades of pink and purple. We’ve picked 8 spots across the country that make for the best Sakura viewing and enjoyment.
February 17, 2021
Guide To Visiting Takao, Kyoto
Takao (高雄) is a remote mountain valley about 1 hour north of Kyoto. Famous for its three historic temples and beautiful natural scenery.
November 12, 2020
Showa Day: A National Holiday Of Reflection
Experience Showa Day, the annual day on April 29 that honours the birthday of Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) in Tokyo.