Like millions around the world, Jonathan Bethune has spent much of the last year working from home. But he now has a powerful incentive to spend much more than the occasional day…

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Tokyo American Club: An Urban Escape Like No Other

By Owen Ziegler

Whether you are seeking a relaxing or invigorating getaway, the Hotel Indigo Hakone Gora is the perfect destination to reawaken your senses. Waiting at the end of the Hakone Tozan mountain railway…

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Find Your Heart in Hakone

By Bunny Bissoux

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The JR Tohoku Rail Pass Inspiring Wanderlust at JAPAN RAIL CAFE TOKYO Event

By Weekender Editor

It all started with a sip — or did it? When most of us think of Japanese sake, we instantly think of nihonshu or shochu. This, however, is a somewhat incorrect assumption,…

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Your Sake Journey

By Alexandra Ziminski

Saga prefecture, where you’ll find gleamingly fresh seafood, premium-quality beef and exquisitely fragrant fields of tea and rice, should appear on any Kyushu itinerary. Stretching from the protected bay waters of the…

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Natural Vistas & Exquisite Artisanship: The Best of Saga Prefecture

By Kimberly Hughes

While that may not be on the cards yet, here is a bucket list of unmissable experiences on each of the Amami Islands for when you can. Amami Oshima The largest of…

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The Ultimate Amami Islands Bucket List

By Lisa Wallin

Green tea and hot spring baths are some of Japan’s most prized resources, and you will find an abundance of both in Saga prefecture’s Ureshino—a city blessed with lush, rolling tea fields…

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5 Ways to Enjoy a Perfect Weekend Getaway in Ureshino City

By Kimberly Hughes

Saga Prefecture, sandwiched between the bordering prefectures of Fukuoka and Nagasaki, is an excellent base for your travels to the northern area of Kyushu. Your portal for exploration is Saga Airport, which…

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Saga Airport: Where the Adventure Begins

By Kimberly Hughes