The Covid-19 pandemic pulled the emergency lever on 2020–2021, bringing overseas travel to a grinding halt. This year, there is one mode of travel that is gaining in popularity – the wellness…

When English archaeologist William Gowland coined the term “Japanese Alps” in the late 1800s, he was originally referring to the Hida Mountains, now commonly known as the Northern Alps. Here on the…

This beach destination isn’t just about the sand, sun and waves. It plays host to a surprising number of eclectic and delicious cuisines, well worth extending your stay for. Read on for…

Where will you first travel when the pandemic ends? For many international travelers, Japan is their top choice. For those of us already living in Japan, there are destinations at the top of…

The tranquil time from sunset through dusk, when the sky becomes tinged with intensifying shades of fiery orange-red before merging into the deep blues and purples of darkness, can feel magical anywhere…

When the English archeologist William Gowland saw the major mountain chain in the middle of Honshu he thought they resembled the European Alps so he named them accordingly. Later, English missionary Reverend…