If you've prepared properly (with warm clothes, food, sleep aids), you'll be in for a bargain-basement surprise.
An eating movement that celebrates basic cuisine punches way above its weight.
Udon is a way of life in Takamatsu.
When a typhoon plays havoc with hiking plans, another side of the Japan's rural culture is revealed.
In-season freshness and quirky hole-in-the-wall bars are on tap in this Japanese luxury adventure destination.
The Tokyo Station Hotel is a grand survivor of the train travel's golden age.
Originally, it was thought the kanzashi’s long single pin could ward off evil spirits. There’s even a theory that the pins could be used in self-defence
Whether you're into food or art, history or modernity, music or sport, here is your ultimate Tokyo city guide.
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.