Japan Travel: Most Popular Articles
Describes the climate in Japan generally, including characteristics of seasons.
Cherry blossom festivals are one of the most colorful events of the year in Japan. Describes hanami and cherry blossom festivals in Japan.
List popular ways to get to Tokyo from Narita Airport.
Describes Golden Week in Japan. Japan Travel.
Describes when the best time to see cherry blossom in Japan is.
Describes about traditional Japanese weddings and provides tips on attending a wedding ceremony in Japan.
When is the best time to visit Japan?
Have you heard about obon or bon in Japan? Describes what the Japanese do during obon.
When you go to Japan, you probably are looking forward to eating delicious food. Here are basic table manners in Japan.
Describes characteristics of traditional Japanese tattoo designs.
Many people dream of climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's highest mountain. Find out the best season and tips on how to climb the mountain.
Are you visiting Japan in summer? Here are ideas for things in summer.
Bowing, ojigi, is an important custom in Japan. If you know how to bow, you will earn a lot of respect from the locals.
What currency is used in Japan? Find out information about Japanese yen bills and coins.
Do you plan to go to Japan in the summer? Here is a list of popular swimming beaches to visit across the country, from Okinawa to Hokkaido.
A list and short descriptions of amusement, theme, and water parks in Tokyo. Click on the links for the home pages of each location.
There are many fun amusement parks and theme parks across Japan. Here is a list of ten popular ones to visit with different styles and attractions.
This article describes autumn in Japan- from the colors of fall foliage to recommended activities for travelers to holidays celebrated in the season.
Are you a fan of anime and manga? Here is a list of popular attractions in Japan associated with some of the most popular series.
Are you going to Japan for the first time? Here are things you might want to know and help your travel planning.
When you go to Japan, you might be eating sushi. Learn about sushi before you go.
Describes who Japanese geisha are and what they do.
Describes the weather around the summit of Mt. Fuji.
No better place to take a date than a cherry blossom viewing in Tokyo. Here are the Top 3 places in the city.
A list of some ninja attractions, such as ninja houses and museums, in Japan. Addresses are listed and access from public transportation is described.
A list of popular water parks in Japan. The list includes brief descriptions of each location, access, and dates of operation.
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Are you looking for cheap flights to Japan? Here are some places to find discount airline tickets or travel packages to Japan.
Do you like haunted houses? They are called obake yashiki and are popular attractions, especially in summer. Find out where popular ones are located.
Have you wanted to go camping in Japan? Read this brief introduction and follow the links to read about camping resources.
Tanabata are Japanese traditional festivals take place in summer. Read about history and traditions of the festival and find out where they are held.
Okinawa is the southmost prefecture of Japan and consists of many islands. It offers beautiful beaches, rich history, and lots more.
Tokyo Disneyland is one of the most popular theme parks in Japan. Get basic information about the the park.
A list and brief descriptions of some of the most popular tourist attractions in Asakusa in Tokyo. Click the links for further information and details.
A brief description of Japanese capsule hotels and a link to a list of capsule hotels in Tokyo.
Do you like visiting aquariums around the world? Here is a list of great ones to visit in Japan. Descriptions, locations, and access are included.
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Tips for traveling during the winter holiday season in Japan. Know the typical dates of holidays celebrated in Japan to avoid crowds and save money.
Describes when the rainy season in Japan is and what it's like.
Are you traveling by air in Japan? Here are links to some major airports in Japan, to some of the most popular prefectures for tourists.
Hanami, or flower viewing, is one of the most popular activities in Japan during the spring. Here is a list of popular places to visit in Osaka for hanami.
A quick guide to Shinkansen bullet trains.
Many of Tokyo's high-rises have observation decks at the top floors with restaurants offering views of the metropolis along with lunch, dinner and desert.
A clickable map of Japan which shows locations of prefectures in Japan.
Describes various new year celebrations in Japan.
Lists cherry blossom spots in Hokkaido.
Find out where to go for shopping in Tokyo, Japan with this list of brief descriptions of popular shopping districts.
A list of night clubs in Tokyo. This list includes addresses, access from public transportation, and relevant notes, as well as links to the home pages.
A collection of Japanese sakura pictures.
Are you interested in seeing wild Japanese monkeys? Find out where to go to observe them in Japan.
A brief guide to the city of Sapporo in Hokkaido, Japan. Also find information on how to get there as well as links for what to see and do in Sapporo.
A quick guide to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, the first Universal Studios park built outside of the United States.
Here is a list of popular capsule hotels in Tokyo.
If you are packing for your trip to Japan, here are some brief tips on what to bring and some descriptions of cultural practices to keep in mind.
If you are looking for a hotel in Tokyo on a budget, here is a list of reasonable ones in the Shinjuku area. Addresses and access are included.
If you are going to Japan and looking for ways to save some money on traveling cost, here are some budget travel tips.
Lists popular cherry blossom spots in Tokyo.
If you plan to go to Mt. Fuji, here is a list of Mount Fuji tours in Japan.
Here is a list of low-priced Japanese inns in Tokyo.
Short descriptions of the history and characteristics of kabuki, a traditional Japanese art form in the theater.
Here is a list of popular onsen hot springs in Japan.
A guided tour of the Imperial Palace inner grounds. These pages include photos of each site as well as additional links.
A number of Japan's castles are reconstructions of the past. But these 12 are all original ones rich in history and beauty that survived war, weather, and earthquakes.
As sakura season takes over Japan, the nation not only loves to watch the flowers in full bloom, but also to taste them as snack companies make special sakura treats for hanami. Here's how to get your own taste before the cherry blossom time goes away till next year.
With such a long and often complicated flight, traveling to Japan can be tricky. Here are five tips to make life in transit a little bit easier.
Florida and California may be the kings of citrus in the U.S., but in Japan it's the southwestern areas of Ehime and Wakayama. The two prefectures even offer several orange-picking farm tours where tourists can eat and take home the tangy, juicy fruits.
A list of popular geisha shows in Japan.
If you have a plan to visit public bath or onsen facilities in Japan, it's helpful to know how to take a Japanese-style bath. Here are some tips.
First unveiled in 1964 with the Tokaido Shinkansen, the Shinkansen is a high-speed railway network that races riders at speeds of 150-200 miles per hour up and down the archipelago. Though a new invention, the Shinkansen has become just as much a part of Japan as its oldest shrines and castles and is a must-see for visitors.
List major festivals held during the summer months.
A collection of Japan pictures. Japan Travel.
If you are looking for a hotel in Tokyo on a budget, here is a list of reasonable ones in Asakusa area.
Find out where to go to see Japan's UNESCO World Heritate Sites.
Lists major museums in Tokyo. Japan Travel.
There are so many temples located in Kyoto. Here are popular ones to visit.
Describes basic weather conditions for Osaka-city. Page 2.
Describes how Japanese people celebrate Christmas in Japan.
Train and subway stations are usually thought of as a way of getting to somewhere else. Not so for Tokyo Station, where shops, restaurants and amazing architecture make the station itself a destination.
Kamakura is a good day trip destination from Tokyo. Find out what to see in the city.
Japanese ATMs often will reject cards from other countries. Find out how to get yen from ATMs while in Japan.
Flying domestically in Japan lets you cut down on travel time and can be a competitively priced alternative to riding on the Shinkansen bullet train. Making air travel easy between cities is the dozens upon dozens of domestic airports all over the nation. But there are pitfalls to flying. Here's how to avoid them.
If you are looking for a hotel in Osaka on a budget, here is a list of reasonable ones.
Hakone is one of the most popular onsen resorts in Japan. Here is a list of great places to visit there.
Shows scenes from a tour of the House of Councillors in the National Diet building.
A collection of Mount Fuji in Japan.
Lists popular museums in Tokyo.
If you are looking for a budget hotel in Tokyo, here are reasonably priced ones listed by areas.
A list of major events and festivals in Kyoto
A list of food theme parks in Japan.
Lists discount domestic airfares in Japan.
Futon are traditional Japanese beddings. This article describes kinds futon and how to care them.
Though known for its tradition and technology, Japan offers plenty of offbeat things to do. Here are a few quirky activities to enjoy in the Land of the Rising Sun.
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There are many onsen (hot springs) theme parks and complexes in Japan. Find out where to go.
One of the best ways to take a guided tour of Tokyo is on an open-top bus, especially during the long spring and fall, and the hot Japanese summer. Here are the Top 2 tour buses.
Lists popular cherry blossom spots in Tohoku region.
Description of the end of the year in Japan - what the Japanese do for New Year's preparations.
Lists volcanoes to visit in Japan.
Want to take Fido to Japan with you? Here's all you need to know about getting through Japan's tough importation process so you can take your kitty or pup with you to the Land of the Rising Sun.
Provides basic information about Japanese sake and sake drinking manners.
Lists kanadoko dining spots in Kyoto.
A quick guide to Fuji Five Lakes in Japan.
What is Setsubun? Here is a brief introduction to the history and practice of this Japanese holiday at the end of winter.
Nikko is a great destination to go to see the old Japan and enjoy the beauty of nature. Find out what to see in the city.
Describes Japanese gift giving customs in summer and winter.
A list of what to eat in Osaka.
For travelers who enjoy running, it's worth considering timing your trip to Japan with a race, registering and preparing far in advance, so you can get a little exercise while you're visiting temples and shrines and dining on sashimi and rice. Here's a partial list of marathons and half marathons throughout the archipelago.
Lists some capsule hotels in Osaka-city.
Lists popular places to see cherry blossoms in Kanto region.
Are you looking for a hotel in Tokyo on a budget? Here is a list of reasonable ones in Akasaka Roppongi Area.
A list of fall foliage viewing spots in Shikoku region.
What festivals are held during the autumn in Japan?
If you are looking for a hotel in Tokyo on a budget, here is a list of reasonable ones in Shinagawa, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo Bay areas.
Okinawa Main Island is the largest island in Okinawa where the capital city of prefecture is located. Find out where to visit in the island.
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Describes basic weather conditions for Naha-city. Page 3.
Find out what to see in Yokohama-city.
Find out what vaccines you might need when traveling to Japan, what drugs and medicines you can't bring into Japan and how to get permission for taking medicine to Japan.
Lists Japanese national holidays.
It's a quick guide to Tokyo DisneySea, a theme park in Tokyo Disney Resort.
Helps you plan a trip to Japan to see Japanese sakura.
How to savor Shikoku island's best udon noodle dishes on the cheap.
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Describes about Japanese furniture.
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Are you interested in seeing traditional festivals in Japan? Here is a list of popular ones to visit in places like Kyoto and Osaka.
Describes hina matsuri - Japanese girl's festival.
If you are looking for a hotel in Tokyo on a budget, here is a list of reasonable ones in Ginza and Shingbashi areas.
A guide to a Japanese pottery town, Mashiko.
Learn basics of Japan before you go to Japan, including populations, regions, currency, climate, and so on.
Pictures of Christmas lights in Japan.
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A list of best places to view ajisai hydrangea in Japan.
Sakura viewing is a tradition in Japan, and Tokyo has some of the most traditional spots for looking at the cherry blossoms. Here are the four places to get a feel for the hanami celebrations of old.
A collection of Japanese wedding pictures.
Provides resources for finding guest houses in Japan.
Describes typical ryokan - Japanese-style inns.
A quick guide to sumo and sumo tournaments.
A list of popular ekiben - Japanese train station boxed meals.
A collection of Japanese sakura pictures - Japanese cherry blossoms.
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Describes how Halloween is celebrated in Japan.
A list of specialty food in Tokyo.
Describes basic weather conditions for Kyoto-city. Page 4.
Describes basic weather conditions for Nagoya-city. Page 5.
If you are looking for a hotel in Tokyo on a budget, here is a list of reasonable ones in Ikebukuro area.
A brief overview of how Valentine's Day is celebrated in Japan. How is it different from Valentine's Day in the United States?
A picture collection of Okinawa, Japan.
As the 2020 Olympics are around the bend, the Tokyo Monorail offers visitors to the metropolis a historic trip to the city's first games.