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.
Cultural fusion in Nagasaki prefecture’s second largest city.
Don’t be salty — appreciate the gifts of the sea and take a little Kochi home with you after this interactive workshop.
Go glamping and 'disco' strawberry picking at a farm north of Tokyo.
A hipster haven in an Osaka neighborhood unchanged since before WWII.
Live and bathe like the locals — in a cauldron — at this historic and tattoo-friendly spot.
Life in the chicest slow lane imaginable.
This guesthouse-studio hybrid is redefining cultural exchange in the Japanese countryside.
What do The Beatles and a mummy have in common? You can find them both at this Yamagata Temple.
Fewer tourists, more sashimi and don't forget the citrus!
The ancient silver of the far east. What once was Japan's largest silver mine is now its most historic.