Go back in time in Gifu.
Flanked by mountains, with beaches, islands, and temples, and 200km of coastline, it can be difficult to know where to start with Japan's largest lake.
Winter in Japan is more than just the Sapporo Snow Festival. See how the season gets it so right with these stunning festivals.
The lowdown on your travel options. Bullet train, highway bus, and more!
Take subways, private railways and buses throughout the Kansai region for a huge discount with the Kansai Thru Pass.
From quiet corners of the city to destination-worthy mountain temples, we've got all the details on the best spots for Osaka autumn leaves.
The Goto Islands are a history-packed island-chain off the coast of Nagasaki. Home to the persecuted hidden Christians of Japan, the islands boast coastal walks, volcanic beaches and unique noodle dishes.
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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.