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The rainy season in Tokyo spans almost the entire month of June. For some people, the thought of battling crowds of umbrellas on a drizzly, humid day is enough to make them…

It typically takes seven to 10 days for the sakura to reach full bloom, and the peak period usually lasts for four to six days. With such a short time frame, deciding where…

Surrounded by friends and usually with a drink in hand, much of the world celebrates the New Year by counting down to midnight and watching the sky burst into a dazzling fireworks…

Japan abounds in maples, ginkgoes and other deciduous trees that dazzle us with fiery colors from October to December. The mountains and valleys of the Kanto and Chubu regions offer endless choices…

A city that is constantly pushing the architectural boundaries while staying true to traditional Japanese aesthetics, Tokyo is a playground for design lovers. From glass buildings to intricate patterns to multi-colored doorways,…

Winter in Japan is a magical time of the year thanks to the soft, powder snow that covers much of the country. By embracing the cold and heading out of Tokyo, you…

While Tokyo swelters in its mid-summer heat and humidity, weekends and holidays present the perfect opportunity to get out of the city and find relief in cool waters. From the sea to…

Seeing the sunrise from the summit of the highest mountain in Japan is at the top of the bucket list for many adventure-enthusiasts. It is after all, the land of the rising…