Japan Sightseeing Essentials
Don't leave this magnificent country without trying at least a few of these.
We’re continually gathering top spots and experiences for visitors taking on Japan. Whether you’re a first-timer or have been here a few times, the list of things to do and see is essentially endless. So, we thought we’d make it a little more user friendly. There’s a lot more, but this is a great start to help add to any tourist’s Japan bucket list or starter kit.
Underground clubs, LGBT bars, and beer halls in Sapporo's sexy red-light district.See more
Yokohama is for (beer) lovers.See more
Dance till dawn in Japan’s often overlooked central city.See more
From Kagoshima to Aomori, Japan's beaches are completely underrated.See more
We offer up exactly where to see the 2019 blossoms, including some of the most iconic spots plus ones that are a lot less crowded.See more
Visit Japan between late March and early May, and you will come across large, colorful carp streamers floating in the wind. Known as koi nobori, these streamers are part of the celebrations...See more
Get ready to chow down on these lesser-known Japanese foods to try as you travel.See more
Tokyo illuminations? Pfft. It’s all about the bright lights beyond.See more
Kyoto is the ultimate autumn experience in Japan.See more
Japan’s winter is one of its most beautiful yet overlooked aspects. From December to March, try traveling to a snowy and secluded onsen (hot springs) getaway. Some of our favorite wintery onsen towns...See more