The Mediterranean of the East: Japan’s Inland Sea

The Mediterranean of the East: Japan’s Inland Sea

Japan’s Inland Sea is on the cusp of discovery as a fascinating new travel destination. Home to hundreds of islands with their own distinct traditions…

Japanese Time Travel in Sado

Japanese Time Travel in Sado

Japan is a great place for time travel. In the remote villages, temples and shrines of the countryside there are places that lure the imagination…

5 Reasons to Love Autumn in and Around Tokyo

5 Reasons to Love Autumn in and Around Tokyo

Autumn is a wonderful season to visit Japan. Temperatures have cooled and the season is full of pleasant sunny days and mild yet invigorating nights….

More Travel Awards to Japan

More Travel Awards to Japan

4 More Reasons to Visit Japan Of course we would love for you to visit Japan. There is nothing more we want than for you…

The Big Three Japanese Gardens

The Big Three Japanese Gardens

Japanese gardens, or nihon teien, are traditional gardens built to express and symbolize native rituals and beliefs and mold landscapes to an idealized form. Originally…

Experience the Thrill of a Sumo Stable

Experience the Thrill of a Sumo Stable

On the narrow back streets of the Ryogoku district of Tokyo, the heart of sumo wrestling in Japan, lie what are known as sumo beya…