Yufuin

Specialities Hot springs - Just ten kilometers from its larger and more famous counterpart, Beppu, the onsen resort of Yufuin in Oita prefecture offers a fantastic selection of ...

Akihabara

Specialities Shopping - Akihabara isn’t called Electric Town for no reason. As soon as you step off the train, you’re bombarded with adverts for all the latest gaming...

Kurokawa Onsen

Specialities Hot springs - Arguably one of Kyushu’s most prized gems, Kurokawa Onsen is a favourite with Japanese people due, not only to the variety of hot spring baths...

Lake Ashinoko

Specialities Hot springs - Often depicted with its characteristic bright red torii gate and Mount Fuji standing imposingly in the background, Lake Ashinoko, in the heart of hot ...

Hakone

Specialities Hot springs - Hakone lies within the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park comprising the beautiful landscape of Lake Ashinoko, Mount Fuji and some of the best onsen towns ...

Fukaya Cinema

Specialities Culture - Fukaya Cinema may seem to be a bit of a misnomer when you actually go there. Sure, there's a mini-theater where you can watch movies,...

Omotesando Shotengai

Specialities Shopping - Not to be confused with Tokyo’s upscale shopping district, Omotesando Shotengai on Miyajima is a souvenir and gourmet snack route stretching 350 meter...

Otome Road

Specialities Shopping - Interested in the 2D side of Japan? Head to Otome Road in Ikebukuro, which has anime and manga goods, voice actor CDs, doujinshi (self-published works...

Ofuro Cafe Utatane

Specialities Hot springs - Sometimes, all you really need is a day just for yourself. Just you, some coffee, a book, and a hot spring bath... That's where Ofuro Cafe...

Kappabashi Street

Specialities Shopping - Know those plastic food samples outside pretty much every Japanese restaurant? They were probably bought in Kappabashi: Taito ward’s home of plastic f...

Kaho Gekijou Kabuki Theater

Specialities Culture - Situated in Iizuka in the idyllic rural region of Chikuho, Fukuoka Prefecture, the Kaho Gekijo Kabuki Theatre offers authentic kabuki performances thr...

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