Japan travel

Why not celebrate your graduation with a cool boat trip to the world’s biggest tidal whirlpools?

Embark on a new stage of life with a symbolic boat journey!

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This Kochi sightseeing spot is one of Japan’s “three most disappointing spots,” but should it be?

In fact, this tourist attraction is four things–and a whole lot of history–in one!

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We captured the Final Fantasy VII logo while photographing the starry sky on a Japanese island

This remote island might have the best night sky view in all of Japan–and we caught something incredible with our cameras!

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Could this island actually be the real setting of the legend of Urashima Taro?

There’s a mysticism to this place that really makes it feel like a turtle could guide you to the Dragon King’s Palace.

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The top 10 most surprising rest stops in Japan, as picked by a Japanese “Rest Stop Maniac”

Yes, there are otaku for highway rest stops, too! 

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Step back in time to the Edo period at this unusual highway rest stop in Japan

Both the setting and the unique meals here will whisk you away to traditional Japan.

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New York Times makes a surprising pick for the best city to visit in Japan

Sure, Tokyo and Kyoto are nice, but this northeastern town is their top Japan travel pick.

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Hokkaido has an otherworldly giant hot spring that’s easy to miss if you don’t know where it is

Have you ever heard of this amazing sightseeing spot in Noboribetsu?

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Japan’s random-destination roll-the-dice Shinkansen travel packages are back and better than ever

JR West’s Tabikoro random train/hotel packages are a gamble where you really can’t lose.

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Kagoshima City releases catchy promotional video with weird dancing, bushy eyebrows, no pants

You may not have ever thought about visiting Kagoshima City before, but we bet you will after seeing this video!

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This Year of the Rabbit, visit some of the best Japanese sightseeing spots related to rabbits

Real-life bunnies, bunny statues, bunny amulets, bunny mythology–make this year truly the Year of the Rabbit, through travel!

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Travelling to Japan soon? New entry requirements you need to know about

Things have recently changed, making the process smoother for international tourists.

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A visit to the best UFO catcher arcade in the universe!

A maze of around 450 weird and wonderful claw machines filled with amazing treasures. 

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Foreign tourists react to mask-wearing in Japan, and Japanese people react to foreign non-maskers

If you’re asking yourself the question “Do I have to wear a mask in Japan?” you might want to read this first.

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Five things that’ll surprise foreign tourists in Japan when they visit

Visiting Japan after it’s been closed off to tourists for so long is making people see the country with new eyes. 

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Travelling to Japan soon? Beware the “Three Small Hells” awaiting tourists upon arrival

Japan may have opened its borders, but there are still some requirements that might trip you up when visiting.

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We took a chance on a die-roll ticket to Amarube and had a nice little adventure

If you’re also thinking of going to this small railway town in Hyogo Prefecture, here are some tips!

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Japan will officially reopen to independent foreign travelers in three weeks, prime minister announces

There’s good travel news for local residents too.

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Japan ends travel ban on individual tourists, waives visa requirements for certain countries

Travel restrictions finally set to be lifted as country returns to pre-pandemic entry procedures. 

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Where will you go this summer? Here are the top 10 Japanese swimming spots with the nicest water

One lake and nine beaches to add to your summer swimming bucket list!

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