Japan’s gorgeous changing leaves and scenery are an experience on their own.

The Naiku of the Ise Jingu enshrines the sun goddess Amaterasu, the mother of the Japan.


Ise is the original pilgrim's playground; home to Japan's holiest shrine and some of the friendliest people you'll encounter.

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Follow the path to riches through 10,000 vermillion torii gates.

Illuminated autumn leaves at Kiyomizudera temple in Kyoto, Kansai

Kiyomizudera Temple

Take the plunge at one of Kyoto's most iconic sights.


Eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites guarded by some very hungry deer.

Edible Wasp Festival

Discover how locals hunt and cultivate wasps as a hobby and even eat them as a treat. Whoever raises the most wasps is the champion! Stick around to see who wins.


The epitome of Japanese mountainous nature hidden in Nagano with clear skies and bright blue river streams.

Hitachi Seaside Park

Ibaraki’s horticultural highlight.

Myoko Kogen

Just looking for a day on the ski slopes then a dip in the hot springs? Myoko’s got nine ski resorts and seven hot springs waiting for you.

View over Mount Unzen Hot Spring - Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture Japan

Unzen Onsen

Despite its dark history, Unzen Onsen is a nature lover’s paradise.

Lake Towada

Get ready to paddle in this big blue puddle!