Imagine sharing an awesome YouTube or Vimeo clip with mates who don’t quite appreciate how good the skiing or snowboarding is here in Japan. We have some of the best snow in…

In the region of Tango, in the northern part of Kyoto prefecture, you will find a coastline that is home to some of Honshu’s most outstanding scenery. The bridge of heaven, Amanohashidate…

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum The lesser-known Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum is putting a special Christmas twist on its regular exhibit: dress warm, put on shoes that are easy to take off,…

Hiking is often one of the best ways to explore autumn (or fall, whatever you want to call it…) in and around Tokyo. Annamarie Sasagawa finds at Mitsumine and Mt. Kintoki that,…

Nikko in Autumn, with its leaves changing colour and falling from the trees, is one of the best places to enjoy this season. But can you beat the crowds? Stack Jones finds…

Heading to Utsunomiya, Tochigi prefecture, there really is only one choice for a snack… And for gyoza fans, there’s never been a better time, says Stack Jones. The long hot summer is…