Follow the path to riches through 10,000 vermillion torii gates.
Ise is the original pilgrim's playground; home to Japan's holiest shrine and some of the friendliest people you'll encounter.
Take the plunge at one of Kyoto's most iconic sights.
Eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites guarded by some very hungry deer.
Two peaceful oases in the middle of Nara.
Though rooted in sorrow, it's a stunning summer festival.
Where to contemplate the meaning of life.
Tucked away in Osaka, this is where winners get their luck and the rest of us get to take in the exceptional scenery.
Channel the Amazing Race on this unique mountain route.
Out of all the parks in Tokyo, Yoyogi Park has the most character; equal parts beautiful, quirky and just plain odd.
The mummified remains of an 18th-century monk resides in this peaceful rural temple.