Lovers of vintage neon and the grittier side of Japan will love this night tour of Osaka's Shinsekai.
Kyoto's new hotel is so fresh you can still smell the pale paint.
It pays to show respect for the codified ritual that has grown around sushi since the eighth century.
There's always something to do in Japan. There's always a festival on, always a celebration taking place, always some particular food to eat or place to go.
There's an art to getting naked with strangers.
The returns are diminishing, but delightful, on a shore excursion in Takamatsu.
Hit the road and banish thoughts about driving in Japan being a daunting experience.
Ancient shrines, tranquil gardens and outstanding ramen are just some of the reasons to visit.
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.