Located on the southern tip of Kyushu, Kagoshima has a territory extending about 600km from the prefectural border in the north to the boundary in the south bordering Okinawa. Kagoshima is endowed…

With spring just around the corner, there’s no time like now to enjoy Japan’s ski slopes. Japan’s ski resorts, famous for fabulous powder and après-ski hot springs, also offer a range of…

      By John Barton “How amazing it is that this rich and beautiful country,” said the American businessman and agriculturalist Horace Capron in 1872, “the property of one of the…

Powder paradise in Japan’s snowy frozen north If you’re bored of Kyoto and Kamakura and have had your fill of the city, savvy Tokyoites should look north for a memorable break this…

      Hakuba is one of Japan’s premier ski resorts, located in the heart of the Japanese Alps in Nagano. Set against the backdrop of rugged peaks, the scenery of Hakuba…

A Bridge From the Orient to the West A mere 90 minute flight from Beijing, Harbin may be the biggest city you have never heard of. Known locally as the “Paris of the…