Do a temple stay at the headquarters of Soto Zen Buddhism.
An abundance of hot springs and nature for hiking and winter sports.
Channel the Amazing Race on this unique mountain route.
One thousand steps to Yamagata’s most iconic spot.
The mummified remains of an 18th-century monk resides in this peaceful rural temple.
Autumn has never looked this good.
Ibaraki’s horticultural highlight.
The great Kappa King awaits you in Sapporo’s backyard.
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.