Show yourself around the city stopping off at five of Tokyo's top sightseeing spots.
From the majestic Mt. Fuji to the verdant valleys of Nikko, there are reasons aplenty to get out of the city.
Everything you need to know, including food, the first sunrise and where to celebrate.
Experience Japanese history and nature just 90 minutes from central Tokyo.
Home of the world-famous lucky waving cat.
Don't just visit Sensoji —Tokyo's oldest and most famous temple — but really experience it! Learn it's most charming and intriguing historical facts and hidden gems.
Take a break from the neon wonderland and get out into these green spaces.
Looking to experience Japan’s historical and rural side? You might be best off leaving Tokyo behind for Saga Prefecture in Kyushu.
For good luck in the new year, go on the Seven Lucky Gods pilgrimage (aka Shichifukujin Meguri), which involves visiting seven temples to receive blessings from the deities of good fortune.
Explore mountainside temples and historic buildings in Onomichi, straddling the border of tradition and modernity.
Make the most of your 2-week JR Pass—explore 14 Japan World Heritage Sites in 14 days!
A quick, easy-to-digest guide to the history of Tokyo, to make your travel that much more awesome.
A handy guide to Japan temples and shrines. We cover the difference between the two, etiquette and practices, and lucky objects.
Takayama is the perfect weekend getaway with onsen towns, a laid-back atmosphere, famous gassho houses and more. Plus, we've done all the planning legwork for you!
Too broke to make it to Kyoto? Here are 5 lovely spots reminiscent of the ancient capital in Tokyo — bamboo forest, temples, canals, torii gates and all!