A small town castle fit for a Shogun.
Call it Okinoshima or Tomogashima — this mysterious tiny island has big history.
Discover this small town in Wakayama Prefecture where the traditional art of lacquer making dates back centuries and is still alive and well.
Ramen so tasty it made international news.
Welcome to this tiny station epitomizing laidback countryside charm. Stationmaster on a catnap? That’s just part of her job.
A rustic Edo Era industrial town, where the thick, sweet smell of soy sauce wafts through timeworn wooden warehouses and stores, a constant reminder that this is the birthplace of soy sauce.