An enduring symbol of the vibrant city's dramatic past.
Five ways to view cherry blossoms at northern Japan’s favorite sakura-viewing park.
Feudalism, festivals and flowers.
Gaze the stars from onsen and forget it all.
Hiking to the top of Osaka's highest mountain.
Hyogo Prefecture is home to one of Japan’s most beautiful castles, Himeji Castle. It is such a fantastic example of ancient Japanese architecture, that it often tops lists as one of the...
Hiding in Chiba: take a bus that goes under the ocean get to the castle’s peaceful Edo-style town.
Shhhh. Don't wake the samurai spirits.
An imposing fortress on the mountain top.
A small town castle fit for a Shogun.