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.
For those looking to avoid the crowds in Nara, Hasedera Temple is a great day trip from Nara, Kyoto or Osaka.
For 2023, cherry blossoms in Kyoto are expected to start around the end of March and to be in full bloom around early April.
A comprehensive Kyoto top attractions list — so you don't miss out on any of the beauty, wonder and entertainment the ancient capital has to offer.
Mount Koya is one of the holiest and most beautiful places in Japan. Check out our guide for essential attractions, accommodation and transport info.
Walk, hike, and cycle through some of Japan’s most iconic nature and enjoy some of the freshest and tastiest seafood, beef and sake the country has to offer.
Kanazawa is surrounded by unique towns and onsen escapes.
Awazu Onsen is home to one of the world's oldest hotels, cave-carved temples and a fun local crafts scene.
Six suggestions for a special start to 2020.