The mysterious guesthouse is so unique it has a slew of repeat guests who have fallen in love with its rustic charms.
Two prefectures, both famous for their onsen, are particularly opposed to the switch.
Could this be as accurate as horoscopes, blood-typing and how we make a fist? How could anything match their exact precision?
But could the sudden farewell have a silver lining?
Passengers on board this Tokyo train said they felt like they were in an aircraft when they heard the live English announcement.
Train include bathtubs, skylights, and separate restaurant and bar.
This brand new space has 5,000 books for guests to read, a special bar stocked with local beers, and bunks inside the shelves to sleep in.
Winner of the Bioppai (“beautiful breasts”) Contest 2016 expresses interest in foreign adventures.
You miss doing what in Russia?!
We traveled to the disaster-stricken Tohoku region to see the effects of Pocket Monster Lapras’ real-world healing powers.
After hearing about it last week, you bet we went to check out Japan’s gigantic straw Godzilla for ourselves, and it’s way more imposing than we’d anticipated.
The hit film is full of fantasy elements, but some of its most important locations exist in reality.
Some of Japan’s most iconic places to see the autumn leaves are now off-limits to photographers.
The conditions are just right to surround Takeda Castle with a sea of clouds.
Will this be Mr. Sato’s last adventure?
From well-known tourist spots to more obscure sites and mysterious activities, this beautiful new video will make you want to pack your bags and head to Japan!
This Rakuten Travel list has us packing our tiny towels, ready for an onsen-focused vacation.
Our reporter ventures deep into the heartlands of Japan to find this hidden landmark.
Nine locations to visit right now, and one to save for the spring.
Not only do you get a 500 yen per night discount, but it promises to be one of the more emotional check-ins you’ll ever experience.