The 'One Dollar Hotel' is a one of a kind.
Resort town Kinosaki Onsen was shaken and burnt in the 1925, but its rebuilding has been both traditional and a transformation.
It's all thanks to a little architectural sleight of hand by one of Japan's rock-star architects, Shigeru Ban.
Forget everything you think you know about vending machines.
These are just some of the reasons to stay at KAI Aso.
Tokyo's neon-lit yokocho (alleyway dining spots) are overflowing at all hours.
Tradition holds the key to the charm of Japan's best ryokan.
This Japanese town famous for its beautiful glass-making is an ideal day trip from Sapporo.
Sublimely unique, Japan is beautiful, warm and inviting. This archipelago of islands, also known as the "Land of the Rising Sun", is meeting point between traditional and contemporary. With an abundance of cultural wonders from The Golden Pavilion to Nijo Castle; natural wonders from Mount Fuji to snow onsens; and modern pow-wows of high-rises, malls and restaurants.