tourist sites

We travel to a mysterious power spot in Okinawa, where a “heart rock” floats in the sea

Mother Nature attempts to reclaim the path at this rugged tourist site filled with mystery and beauty. 

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Kyoto’s Kinkakuji creates unusual photo opportunity for visitors

World Heritage-listed Golden Pavilion is currently covered up for repairs, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to see the building. 

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Japanese “Ichiban Street” recreated at new shopping mall in China

Complete with a Japanese bus stop, Japanese road signs, a Japanese taxi, and a Japanese car park

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Nara deer “addicted” to rice crackers, lose weight with no tourists to feed them

The coronavirus is affecting the health of Japan’s deer population at Nara Park. 

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Tokyo tourist sites look eerily quiet without tourists 【Videos】

Empty streets at Sensoji and Shinjuku have us seeing the capital in a very different light. 

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Deer in Nara Park outnumber visitors, display baffling summer gathering behaviour

Nara deer act mysteriously, even though there are fewer of them around than last year.

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Sakura cherry blossoms float on breeze, land on Nara deer in perfect hanami video

Heavenly hanami landscape plays out like a scene from a Ghibli anime film. 

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Sensoji temple at Asakusa gets a new giant lantern

While we were all social distancing, Tokyo’s most famous temple got a facelift.

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Japanese city cuts 800,000 tulips after people refuse to stay away despite coronavirus risks

This is why we can’t have nice things.

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Nara deer leave park, head to station for food as tourist numbers tumble due to coronavirus

Videos show herds of deer galloping down streets and stopping traffic as they search for food. 

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Mysterious salt cauldrons predict disasters at one of the “Three Great Miracles of Japan”

We travel off the beaten track to one of the most fascinating holy sites in the country.

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We visit the “Naples of Japan”, a secret destination tourists don’t know about yet

Enjoy the charm of a Mediterannean-style port town without leaving Japan

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Oldest ryokan at Japanese onsen resort goes bankrupt due to coronavirus

COVID-19 claims its first major business casualty in Japan.

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Japanese photographer captures the beauty of Kyoto in the snow 【Photos】

Visit famous tourist spots like you’ve never seen them before. 

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Studio Ghibli Museum closes due to coronavirus fears

Sudden temporary closure has taken everyone by surprise.

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Mount Fuji plans to start charging compulsory fee to climbers

Soon you’ll have to pay to climb Japan’s highest mountain. 

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Shikayose: The Calling of the Deer in Nara with acorns and a French horn

With thousands less tourists in Nara due to the Coronavirus, this year’s winter celebrations seem strangely more magical

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Japan Travel: Exploring Manabeshima cat island

A travel destination packed with cats, not tourists. 

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Japan Travel: Explore a mysterious hidden octagonal tunnel in the mountains of Kyushu

Come with us as we take you off the beaten path to a spot tourists are yet to discover.

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Japan Travel: Explore a hidden cave on a tiny monorail roller coaster thrill ride in Nara

Step away from the mainstream and discover the mysterious side of Japan.

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