Sakura Furusato Square in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture, is the ultimate spring day trip. See fields of tulips blooming at the yearly Sakura Tulip Festa!
Pick from the popular spots, less-crowded areas, day trips, hikes and more this spring.
Tokyo’s love for monuments gets a little strange.
Leaving Japan? Here is a list of COVID test centers in Tokyo that issue fit to fly certificates to present at airport check-in.
Interested in a cheap home in the Japanese countryside? (And no, they're not 100% free.)
Get tips for safer winter travel, based on our experience on the road.
Follow our road-trip itinerary for travel ideas. With info on camper van rentals, plus tips for driving in icy conditions.
Everything you need to know, including food, the first sunrise and where to celebrate.
See the cheapest, fastest and most convenient options for long-term connectivity.
Our 3-day Tokyo to Kyoto itinerary breaks down the ancient capital by area (northwest, east & south Kyoto) so you can easily see all of the best sights.
How far can 10,000 yen take you beyond the borders of Tokyo? Follow our budget Tokyo to Kanazawa itinerary without missing all the best sights!
Ski down snowy slopes, soak in hot springs, and enjoy the quiet traditions of New Year.