Then you’ve come to the right place: HOTEL the M INNSOMNIA akasaka has just what you need. Opened in March 2016, HOTEL the M INNSOMNIA akasaka has managed to create the ideal…

Whether you think of it as a detox retreat, or simply a peaceful getaway, spending a few nights at this macrobiotic farm will leave you feeling healthier and happier. In the three…

Found in the mountainous southwest part of Niigata Prefecture, the Joetsu region consists of three cities: Joetsu, Myoko, and Itoigawa. Probably best known for its excellent winter skiing conditions – it gets up to three meters of snowfall! – the area also has plenty to offer during the warmer seasons. Here are five experiences to go for...

Want to get your PADI certificate and explore some of the most beautiful and mysterious diving sites in Asia? We ask a local instructor to reveal his pick of world-class spots for…

Launched in March 2016, HOTEL the M INNSOMNIA akasaka creates a smart yet comfortable base for travelers and business people who work and play 24/7. These days, people want more from their…

Trainspotter or not, you can’t deny there’s a certain fascination that comes with Japan’s trains. And just in case the shinkansen is no longer enough to turn your head, railway companies have…

Thinking of visiting the Tohoku region in August? Besides the impressive and well-known Aomori Nebuta Festival, there are plenty of lively matsuri taking place in the area during summer. Read our article,…

Never tried the sport before? This is how to wing it. By Erika Klein The bus pulled away from the curb just as I stepped out of Kumatori Station. I stood and…

One might say that there are two types of tourists out there: those who are concerned about keeping their travel expenses down and those who’d be willing to hire a limousine to get…

Take a glittering tour of one of Hakone’s classic museums. Like the art form of glassmaking itself, the Hakone Glass no Mori (Glass Forest Museum) is a study in elegance. The entire…

The Museum of the Little Prince in Hakone offers a trip into outer space – and the inner workings of the human heart. Since its publication in 1943, “The Little Prince” has…

Move over gourmet kakigori, there’s a hip new dessert in town. Well, it’s not actually in Tokyo just yet, but knowing Japan’s tendency to jump on a food trend, we imagine it…