The inspiration behind the villain’s hideout in the 2012 Bond film Skyfall, Gunkanjima is an eerie time capsule of Japan’s industrial age.
A bewitching natural underworld, hidden at the tip of Aomori.
Get up close and personal with Okinawa’s most dangerous snake.
Feeling hot, hot, hot.
The mummified remains of an 18th-century monk resides in this peaceful rural temple.
When the timing is just right, glimpse a heart-shaped vision created by sunlight at this magical cave.
Kink, weirdos and wonder at Osaka’s most otherworldly bar.
Scantily clad men in an epic battle.
One of Kyoto’s four ‘blood temples’ emphasizing the delicate relationship between life and death.
This pack of prancing, playful pugs will melt your heart!
With a nickname like “Ninja Temple,” it’s gotta be good.