July 14, 2020
Visit Furano Japan's Lavender Town
Furano is a famous winter ski resort, but thanks to its flowers and lavender fields, it is a beautiful and lively destination all year round.
May 23, 2020
The Tanabata Festival For Star Crossed Lovers
One of the fun festivals found right around Japan is the ancient Tanabata Festival, often referred to as the Star Festival.
May 17, 2020
Experiencing The Gion Matsuri Festival In Kyoto
Lighting up the city of Kyoto each July is Gion Matsuri, one of the most famous festivals in Japan and Seeing the Gion Festival is a great experience for visitors to Kyoto.
May 15, 2020
Itinerary Tip: Ibusuki
Located on the southern tip of Kyushu, Ibusuki is famous for its dark sandy beaches, unspoiled nature and onsen. In addition to the scenic train ride to Ibusuki
March 25, 2020
June In Japan: Why The ‘Month Of Water’ Is A Hidden Wonder
Could June be Japan’s best kept secret? Find out why this less popular month might just be the perfect time to beat the crowds and enjoy everything this beautiful and historic country has to offer.
March 12, 2020
Have A Marvellous May In Japan
The very best of Spring and Summer come together in Japan during the month of May - one of the country’s ‘Goldilocks’ months when everything is ‘just right’.
December 24, 2019
Japan’s Best Beaches And Water Sports Destinations
If you're thinking about, white-sand beaches and crystal blue waters. Sure, winter is beautiful and cosy, but during those dark, colder months, it’s natural to start looking forward to your next holiday in the sun.
December 21, 2019
Obon Festival: Celebrating The Spirits Of Japan
Learn everything about the Japanese Obon festival (including dates). Its origins and meaning, what to do during Obon, where to go and how to travel during Obon.
November 26, 2019
Deciding On The Best Time To Visit Japan Seasons & Weather Of Japan
When you are picking a date to travel to Japan, it is important to consider what the weather looks like month by month and season by season.
June 23, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Beaches
Crystal clear waters and white sand, yes, Japan is not just temples, geisha and electronics! Find out where to catch some rays here...