Otaru is a port city in Hokkaido known for its picturesque canal district, Sakaimachi shopping street, and Otaru Snow Light Festival.
August 6th traditionally marked the end of summer. On this day, locals bid farewell to the dangerously hot season at the Yatori-no Shinji Festival.
Go climb some mountains (and see some temples) in Kansai this autumn!
A stunning and mysterious place with contrasting "heaven and hell" views thanks to the lush greens and a volcanic landscape.
Make your visit even more special by paragliding, sandboarding or going for a camel ride.
Visit Koreatown in Osaka or Tokyo for food, shopping and cosmetics!
Hokkaido and nature are practically synonymous - read our guide on various outdoor activities and plan your own Hokkaido adventure!
5 of the scariest places in Japan that are not for the faint of heart—abandoned schoolhouses, hallucinations and other creepy accounts.
There's lots to do while waiting for your flight right in New Chitose Airport—taste local specialties, take in a movie, go to an amusement park and more!
We offer up some tips to help you plan your Hokkaido road trip — it's more cheapo-friendly than you expect and is a great way to explore the island's more remote destinations.
Views, architecture, beer and fresh seafood—a whole day of adventure awaits you in Sapporo!
Chinese have always been the largest group of migrants in Japan. While few still choose to live in neighborhoods with Chinese majorities, these Chinatowns are well worth a visit to experience something different and, of course, excellent food. …
Experience Japan's pioneering days at the Hokkaido Historical Village—explore preserved buildings and hop on a horse-drawn sleigh or carriage!