White water rafting on the Tone River in Japan

7 surprising outdoor adventures near Tokyo

Step beyond Tokyo’s neon skyline and follow the New Golden Route to its forest-clad backyard, where the Nagano and Gunma Prefectures create the ultimate summer adventure playground.

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Tokyo districts: A guide to the trendiest neighbourhoods

Japan’s capital is a treasure-trove of history, architecture and cultural experiences. Here is your guide its coolest districts.

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Five new Tokyo hotels to explore Japan’s culture

Looking for a unique place to stay? There are plenty of new Tokyo hotels that are more than just somewhere to sleep.

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Tour Japan in five-star style

From high-end hotels to first-class bullet trains and gourmet dining experiences across an epic nine-day journey to uncover Japan’s best sights.

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Unlock Japan on a whole new level

Look closer at the series: Dreams, Platinum and Elysium, and special gourmet tours, including the Japan Culinary Tour with renowned cook Adam Liaw.

Autumn in Japan

Uncover the autumn delights in Japan

October and November are a magical tapestry of colours and cultural festivities, making it an ideal time for a unique and unforgettable adventure.

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12 cool new things to do in Tokyo

A round-up of Tokyo’s best new openings of 2023, from the Harry Potter Studio Tour to entertainment complexes, bars, restaurants and art installations.

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19 new hotels in Japan you need to know about

Looking for a groovy hotel to call home while on holiday in Japan? We’ve found the coolest new properties for your perusal.

Centara Grand Hotel Osaka room with female guest

Osaka’s newest Grand Hotel is a must – and stylish – stay

In the prestigious Namba area, the Centara Grand Hotel Osaka offers unparalleled style and easy access to the city’s major attractions.

Harry Potter Tokyo

The Making of Harry Potter arrives in Tokyo

It’s the brand-new Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo attraction that takes you behind the scenes of the iconic Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films.

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The ultimate guide to the best food experiences in Japan

Tips, tricks and advice for finding and eating the most authentic food in Japan.

The best luxury accommodation in Hakuba, Japan

The best luxury ski accommodation in Hakuba Valley

Hakuba not only has vast and varied ski runs but a wealth of impressive accommodation.