A traditional ryokan with a 300-year history of hosting visitors to the city, Sumiyoshiya even has English-speaking owners.
One of the nicest hotels (within reason) in Kanazawa, Kumu is a Muji-style minimalist hotel that's undeniably Japanese.
The Nagamachi Samurai District is chock full of museums, preserved homes and ruins showing off the life of the famed warrior class.
Winter in Japan is more than just the Sapporo Snow Festival. See how the season gets it so right with these stunning festivals.
Besides its relaxing hot springs, Yamanaka Onsen looks great in every season and offers beautiful bridge views.
An island packed with unusual festivals, Kyushu is the perfect destination for those looking for a unique adventure in Japan.
Take a stroll through one of Kyoto's oldest shopping streets.
Slip into something traditional.
Osaka’s autumn leaves transform quiet corners of the busy city into seasonal treats, from temples to mountains and beyond.
With shrines, temples, parks and amazing views, Nara makes for a stress-free wandering experience, with no buses to catch nor busy roads to navigate.
Tasty eats, colorful nights, tradition and pop culture all come together for a fun adventure.