Kansai’s Glistening Snowy ScenesDec 8, 2018
Five magnificent local snowscapes to pull your long johns on for this winter.
Carving the Kansai SlopesDec 6, 2018
Hit the slopes on a board or skis in Kansai’s snowiest alpine regions.
Nara’s Cocktail KingsDec 6, 2018
Insider tips from master mixologist Michito Kaneko on finding the best cocktails in Nara.
Sake Sensei’s Brewery AdventuresDec 6, 2018
In the second part of our exploration into the world of sake, we take a closer...
A Perfect Long Weekend in NaraDec 6, 2018
How to see the best of the ancient city and surrounds in a few adventure-filled days.
Doya Doya – Buddhist Good Luck CeremonyDec 4, 2018
Celebrate the New Year at one of Osaka’s quirkiest festivals.
The 47 Ronin Festival: A Parade for Ako’s Samurai HeroesDec 3, 2018
Hyogo’s small town of Ako celebrates being home to one of Japan’s most famous historical stories.
Sake on the Rise: The Return of Osaka’s Daimon BreweryDec 2, 2018
In an industry steeped in tradition, thinking outside the box is starting to pay off for...
Fall-leaves FrenzySep 11, 2018
As landscapes become a kaleidoscope of changing colors, behold the sight of nature’s breathtaking spectacle.
Jidai Matsuri—Festival of The AgesSep 8, 2018
Take a tour of the ages through Japanese history at Kyoto’s Jidai Matsuri parade.