Japan Experiences

  • Picture of men in a hot spring near Lake Akan in Akan National Park, Hokkaido

    Top 10 Things to Do in Hokkaido

    Discover the enticing range of riches that Hokkaido has to offer.

  • Picture of Kyoto, Japan skyline at dusk.

    I Heart My City: Takafumi's Kyoto

    Explore Japan's ex-capital through the lens of a born-and-bred local.

  • Photo: The Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), Japan

    Top 10 Things to Do in Japan

    In a nation as culturally rich as Japan, it can be hard to know how to spend your time there. Here are ten of our favorite things to do.

  • Picture of a small lake in the Moss Garden of Saihoji temple in Kyoto, Japan

    Best Trips 2013

    From Kyoto to Uganda, Raja Ampat to Memphis, 20 wildly diverse places make our wanderlust list for the new year.

     

  • Photo: Traditional farmhouse in Japan

    Japan's Past Perfect

    Worlds away from fast-forward Tokyo, the island of Shikoku preserves time-honored traditions and country hospitality.

  • Photo: Steam rising from mountainside

    Between Volcanoes

    Fire and water collide in Daisetsuzan, where two massive volcanoes pin the national park at the center of Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido.

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