Odawara

Specialities Castles - Odawara is an often overlooked gateway to nature and history. Tourists looking for castles or towns rich in Japanese traditional culture often opt for...

Tokyo Takarazuka Theater

Specialities Culture - Sparkles, music and beautiful women dressed as good-looking men. Have we got your attention? Looks like you should check out the increasingly popular ...

Kabukiza Theater

Specialities Culture - When people think of Japanese theatre, they think of Kabuki: demonic looking masks, elegant kimonos and drums. Although it sets a much slower pace tha...

Shirakawa-go and Gokayama

Specialities Culture - Do you pine for the sleepy rural lifestyle of Japan’s past, where farmers tended to rice fields at the base of sharp, majestic mountains and...

Ooedo Onsen Monogatari

Specialities Theme Parks - The concept of community bathing doesn’t really fly in most countries nowadays and it has to be said: You’re missing out big time. The Ooedo-Onsen ...

Takayama

Specialities Culture - Nestled at the foot of the Japanese Alps, Takayama is literally a breath of fresh air. This mountain town’s remote location has led to excellent...

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Specialities Castles - Nestled in the centre of Fukuoka Prefecture in Maizuru Park, the atmospheric ruins of Fukuoka Castle, also known as the Maizuru Castle, is one of...

Dotonbori

Specialities Culture - The famous Dotonbori neighborhood, now an eccentric mix of tourists and locals, restaurants and hostess bars, was once the heart of the theater distri...

Yanaka

Specialities Culture - Those interested in seeing a snapshot of Tokyo’s past should look no further than Yanaka. The area has roots in Edo times, when it was...

Tempozan Harbor Village

Specialities Theme Parks - The Osaka Bay Area is a collection of of man-made islands and peninsulas that were built to accommodate Osaka’s rapidly growing urban area. Tempozan H...

Kasama Craft Hills

Specialities Culture - At the epicenter of Ibaraki’s traditional handicraft, Kasama Craft Hills is a mecca for all things ceramic from conventional to avant-garde earthenwar...

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