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YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 15, 2015: Yokohama's Chinatown district at night. It is the largest Chinatown in Japan.

Yokohama Chinatown

If you can deal without the Great Wall or the Terracotta Army, then you can get on with your life knowing that there’s a not-so-little slice of China just half an hour away from Tokyo.

Sasebo downtown skyline at night, Nagasaki, Japan.

Sasebo

Cultural fusion in Nagasaki prefecture’s second largest city.

Sea salt adventure in Kochi.

Saltybe Sea Salt Making Workshop

Don’t be salty — appreciate the gifts of the sea and take a little Kochi home with you after this interactive workshop.

Glamping in Ibaraki

Namegata Farmer’s Village

Go glamping and 'disco' strawberry picking at a farm north of Tokyo.

Nakazakicho

A hipster haven in an Osaka neighborhood unchanged since before WWII.

Chojuan food Final kochi

Chojuan Inn

Live and bathe like the locals — in a cauldron — at this historic and tattoo-friendly spot.

Daikanyama

Life in the chicest slow lane imaginable.

Washi-room kochi

Kamikoya Washi Studio

This guesthouse-studio hybrid is redefining cultural exchange in the Japanese countryside.

The Mummy at Churen-ji Temple

What do The Beatles and a mummy have in common? You can find them both at this Yamagata Temple.

kochi sunday market

Kochi Sunday Market

Fewer tourists, more sashimi and don't forget the citrus!

Iwami Ginzan houses

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

The ancient silver of the far east. What once was Japan's largest silver mine is now its most historic.