Mermaids of MieJun 1, 2019
Home to the largest group of sea women left in Japan, Mie Prefecture’s ama divers cling...
A Perfect Long Weekend in OsakaMar 13, 2019
Discover Kansai’s most vibrant metropolis inhabited by famously laid-back citizens with a penchant for the good...
Sake Sensei’s Brewery AdventuresMar 12, 2019
Sake production requires access to a bountiful supply of fresh, pure water. Simply turning on the...
On the Dashi TrailMar 8, 2019
Insider tips from Osaka food guru Aiko Tanaka on preparing and enjoying authentic Osaka-style dashi Aiko...
Uji’s Green Tea HeritageMar 6, 2019
Venture into the fields of Uji to experience the very best of Japanese green tea. “Without...
Japan Golf Tourism Tees Off in MieMar 5, 2019
With its plethora of top-class golf courses and popularity with international travelers at an all-time high,...
Spring into Hanami SeasonMar 4, 2019
Six sakura spots to spread out a rug and picnic until sundown. It is impossible to...
BunrakuMar 3, 2019
文楽 Presented by the Japan Institute for Culture & International Exchange on the Traditional Performing Arts...
The Wrestlers Are Back in TownMar 1, 2019
Japan’s national sport returns to Osaka for the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament. Running from March 10th to...
Kinosaki: A Hot Spring a DayDec 9, 2018
Discover healing thermal pools and exquisite snow-crab cuisine for the perfect cold-weather remedy.