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A Look at Japan’s Traditional Artisans in Honshu and Shikoku
A 14-year resident of Japan, Tokyo-based photographer Irwin Wong has traveled across the islands of Honshu and Shikoku in an ongoing project...
Why You Should Go Island-hopping for Art in Japan
A major contemporary art festival shines the spotlight on an oft-forgotten part of Japan.
Winter to Spring: 10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Hokkaido
Japan's scenic northern island might be world-famous for being a skier's paradise, but there's plenty else to discover—from incredible wil...
Don’t Leave Hokkaido Without Eating These
The hallmark of Hokkaido cuisine lies in its sheer diversity, but one thing's for sure, the Japanese island's fresh seafood, dairy products,...
What to Eat, Shop, and See in Ginza, Tokyo
Glittering fashion boutiques? Check. Gourmet dining? Double check. But the Ginza area of Tokyo also has character and personality worthy of ...
Japanese Ski Town Kiroro is a Hidden Gem for Winter Activities
Kiroro is something of a lesser-known gem, with more off-piste tree skiing and a longer snow season (until May) than nearby Niseko.
The Upcoming Aman Kyoto Will be Nestled in a Secret Garden
A modern take on the traditional ryokan, the sprawling resort offers luxurious calm.
4 Beautiful Light Shows to See in Japan This Winter
Now a staple of the festival calendar, Japan’s winter light shows are getting more ambitious with each passing year. Here are four you sho...
How to Spend 4 Days in Tokyo and Tottori
Experience the country’s past and future on a multi-day trip between the bustling capital and tranquil Tottori prefecture.