Take a trip to Nagahama, a city on the shores of Lake Biwa in the Kansai region, to experience traditions that have lasted centuries.
If you’re ready to take a Tokyo rickshaw tour, take your pick from these companies, all of which are known for offering quality service.
Oedo Onsen Monogatari provides the ultimate bathing experience in Tokyo with an Edo-era twist. (Money-saving tips included)
Kimono never go out of style—read our insider tips and tricks to buying one of the most sought-after Japanese souvenirs.
Guide to rental shops + our video on getting the best kimono experience in Tokyo.
The yukata is the casual summer cousin of the kimono. Lightweight and eternally in style, yukata are great for personal wear and gifts. Here's how to buy them on the cheap.