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Japan Top 10s

Trip planning to Japan is wonderfully overwhelming — let us help out.

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 your Japan bucket list.


Don’t leave Japan without trying at least a few of these…

Top 10 Cultural Experiences in Japan


The art of washoku, traditional Japanese cuisine.

10 Foods to Try in Japan (That Aren’t Sushi or Ramen)


Great hiking trips if you’re not up for the 2-day Mt. Fuji venture.

10 Mountains To Hike (That Aren’t Fuji)



Let your inner beach bum run wild at some of the most picturesque coasts in the world.

10 Destination Beaches (That Aren’t Okinawa)


More to Japan than just Tokyo.

Top 10 Japan Travel Destinations For 2017


From snow monster forests to snowboarding peaks, you’ll love winter in Japan.

Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Destinations in Japan

So, you know that Japan even has it’s own English term for lights displays, right?

Top 10 Winter Illuminations to See in Japan


Fall colors and picturesque scenes that deserve your full attention.

Top 10 Unknown Autumn Destinations in Japan

Stay tuned for more GaijinPot Travel Top 10s coming soon.