The rugged, forested Izu Peninsula juts into the Pacific Ocean just an hour south of Tokyo, making for a convenient escape to the country.
An ex-Sumo wrestler owns a chain of restaurants devoted to Sumo-style food.
Perhaps you don't recognise his name, Katsushika Hokusai. But you'll certainly recognise his most famous artwork.
This Qantas flight is living proof that economy can actually be enjoyable and comfortable.
I don't know what an 'award-winning Air Cyclon bed pad' is, but I like it.
Ningyocho is home to all the delicate, small and intricate details that Japan is known for.
As a child, Tokyo seemed like some kind of futuristic metropolis of neon and robots. But then we caught up.
If you're visiting Tokyo and looking forward to eating well, chances are you've been told not to miss Tsukiji, the oldest and biggest fish market in the world.
An exploding pinata, all colour and energy and promise, Tokyo is a love them or hate them type of city. Tackle the city's wildest nightlife in Shinjuku; drop by teenybopper haven in Harajuku; explore old town Tokyo in Asakusa; and hit the shops in Shibuya. Slide into the city's quiet cracks for a green tea latte and some downtime; but remember there's no escaping this city's bright lights.