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…

Treat Yourself to a Hakone Weekend Getaway

Treat Yourself to a Hakone Weekend Getaway

Hakone is a gorgeous mountainous area in the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan. Officially classified as a Geopark by UNESCO, Hakone is famous throughout Japan for…

Climbing Mount Fuji 101

Climbing Mount Fuji 101

Mount Fuji, the iconic 3776 meter active volcano a stone‚Äôs throw from Tokyo, is arguably the most celebrated landmark in Japan. With over 300,000 people…

Okayama, Spiritual to the Sedate

During a recent visit to Japan, I was fortunate to explore several eclectic destinations around Okayama. Okayama is a Prefecture in southeast Japan that can…