Tips and Articles for Japan

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You don’t have to settle for vanilla any longer.A sweet, frosty ice cream cone is a quintessential dessert, but if you’re an adventurous foodie, you... Read More

Bridges aren’t usually the first thing you think of when choosing where to go on vacation, but these often-overlooked passageways can be architectural... Read More

The famous sushi restaurant from the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" just lost one of its status symbols — three Michelin stars.According to the... Read More

If privacy isn’t an issue, you can stay in a Japanese hotel for practically free.Tetsuya Inoue is 27 years old and runs the Asahi Ryokan, owned by his... Read More

The editors of Travel + Leisure have teamed up with Black Tomato—a company known for securing insider experiences—on a series of one-of-a-kind journeys... Read More

A record-breaking “five shining star” snow crab was auctioned off for $46,000 in Japan last week.The 2.7-pound crab became the most expensive in the... Read More

Amid reports of bad tourist behavior, a neighborhood in Japan’s Kyoto has banned unwanted photography on roads frequented by geishas.The... Read More

On my first trip to Kyoto almost three years ago, I attended a tea ceremony held in the filtered winter light of a machiya—a traditional wooden... Read More

Forget Santa. Overseas, you might be celebrating the holidays with St. Nick’s evil counterpart — the Krampus.Unique, strange, and somewhat “darker”... Read More

Sports fans will often do just about anything to get to or from a game and The Duke of Sussex is no different.Prince Harry was spotted flying on... Read More

There is no shortage of man-made thrills in this world. But we have a special fondness for the roller coaster.Since they were invented in the mid-18th... Read More

Shuri Castle, the 500-year old UNESCO Heritage Site and one of Okinawa’s most beloved historical sites, went ablaze on Thursday, just before 2:40 a... Read More

Authorities in Japan believe they have found the body of a man who fell while he was live-streaming his ascent up Mt. Fuji, according to CNN.Rescue... Read More

There’s no better way to see the world than on two wheels.You don’t have to be a Tour de France winner in order to enjoy a long, scenic bike ride.... Read More

The changing leaves are as quintessentially autumn as pumpkin spice lattes and cozy sweaters. There’s no better way to enjoy the fall colors than... Read More

In more than 150 countries around the globe, youths are taking to the streets this Friday as part of the Global Climate Strike with the aim of getting... Read More

We spend so much time, money, and energy planning a vacation, so it should be a given that where we go should also give us a sense of security as well... Read More

At 80, the Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama has been taking photographs for decades, publishing nearly 150 books of his work. His photographs... Read More

y express the culture of each country, city, or region.The list was curated by James Beard Award-winning writer Besha Rodell, who has been reporting on... Read More

Residents of Taiwan and the southern Japanese islands are preparing for the arrival of Typhoon Lekima. The storm, which could become a super... Read More

There’s a reason Japan was Travel + Leisure’s 2018 Destination of the Year — from the snow-laden north to Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing to the tropical... Read More

As oppressive temperatures sweep the world this summer, you don’t need to abandon air conditioning once you leave the office. Sony is developing a... Read More

Travelers looking to experience what it’s like to fly over one of the world’s best airports can now do so straight from the comfort of their room at the... Read More

I recently went on a trip to Los Angeles with a friend, and after just one day and night together my voice was starting to give out. We were talking... Read More

Spanning more than 17 million square miles, the world’s largest continent is home to over half of the earth’s population. This is Asia: a beautiful,... Read More

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