View of Rainbow Bridge and Minato, from Odaiba in Tokyo

Minato

Tokyo's international district.

Osaka

Specialities Cities - Osaka's retro-yet-modern vibe gives it the feel of a cult 80s movie set in the future. Images of the kaleidoscope of neon that lines Dotonbori...

Kyoto

Specialities Cities - Japan’s capital for more than 1000 years, the story of an ancient nation is written all over Kyoto’s cobbled streets, endless temples and gardens, and...

Fukuoka

Specialities Cities - Fukuoka is Kyushu's capital city and an important hub of exchange due to its proximity to the rest of Asia -  it's location on the...

Nagasaki

Specialities Cities - Despite its recent tragic history, Nagasaki has grown to become one of Kyushu's most attractive cities. Portuguese and Dutch influences can be felt th...

Sapporo

Specialities Cities - Japan’s fifth largest city, Sapporo has experienced rapid growth in a relatively short time period. Japan sought the advice of foreign experts during ...

Roppongi

Specialities Neighborhoods - Roppongi is a district in the Minato ward of Tokyo. It’s post-war reputation as a somewhat seedy entertainment district popular among foreigners has h...

Hiroshima

Specialities Cities - The cosmopolitan capital of the Chugoku Region, Hiroshima has grown from a harrowing symbol of destruction to a thriving example of Japanese ingenuity...

Gunkanjima (Hashima Island)

Specialities History - Some places have ghost towns. Nagasaki has a ghost island - the uninhabited Hashima Island. It’s referred to by locals as Gunkanjima, or Battleship Is...

Meguro

Specialities Neighborhoods - Often overlooked for its more show-stopping next door neighbour, Shibuya, Meguro’s mix of seasonal scenes, traditional festivals and highbrow culture ...

Kawagoe

Specialities Cities - A picturesque old merchant town within 30 minutes train ride of Tokyo, Kawagoe is a great way to swap the frenzy of the capital for...

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