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7 Fun Summer Activities to Experience in Hokkaido
The popular winter destination is just as alluring during summer, drawing travelers with its lush greenery, seasonal produce, and outdoor ac...
You Can Now Ride on a Hello Kitty Bullet Train in Japan
The Japan Railway West Co. has debuted a Hello Kitty bullet train, which will run on its Sanyo Shinkansen line between Osaka and Fukuoka.
An Insider’s Guide to Traveling in Hokkaido
Merlin Chelliah, general manager of Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido, shares her most memorable experiences on the Japanese island — from ice fest...
Experience 12 Insider Journeys in Japan with Aman
To mark the Aman brand’s 30th anniversary, Aman Tokyo and Amanemu have launched a series of insider journeys aimed at allowing guests to b...
This Psychedelic Digital Art Museum is a Must-See in Tokyo
The 10,000-square-meter space will be teamLab’s first-ever permanent exhibition, comprising 50 artworks including Untitled, a psychedelic ...
Ritz-Carlton to Open New Resort in a Scenic UNESCO World Heritage Site
Slated to open in 2020, the brand’s sixth property in Japan looks set to be surrounded by the mountains and sacred forests of Nikko.
Your Guide to Kyoto’s Best Desserts
From matcha parfaits to red bean soups, Kyoto’s best sweet treats can be found at these traditional tea houses and cafés.
Japan Unveils Plans for Studio Ghibli Theme Park
The park will honor Oscar-winning animator Hayao Miyazaki’s best works, bringing them to life through rides and trails.
Leaving Japan? You’ll Have to Pay a “Sayonara Tax” of US$9.40 from 2019 Onward
Japan has approved a new departure tax in order to fund tourism expenses.