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The taste of the real Japan

Less than 30 minutes from Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture is a coastal region rich in nature, gastronomy and historical sites. It’s also set to host the final of the forthcoming Rugby ...
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Tokyo's newest hotel now open

Five-star sanctuary The brand-spanking new Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is not only the first Pullman to open in Japan but the AccorHotel Group’s 1000th hotel in Asia Pacific, and it is a genuine ...
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Insider guides in Kyoto

A new series of insider-guided experiences has been launched in Kyoto to help visitors discover the essence of Japan’s cultural capital. And the best way to explore a new city ...
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Walk Japan’s winter wonderlands

Walk Japan is offering a number of new and exciting itineraries for this coming northern Autumn / Winter (September 2018 - February 2019), featuring a range of immersive experiences as varied ...
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Monsters in Japan’s deep white

There are monsters on the peak of Mount Zao in Japan’s Yamagata Prefecture, massive contorted blobs that loom ominously through the driving blizzard, their lumpy features morphing from pink to ...
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In the Nikko of time

For most people, the journey to Nikko begins and ends in Tokyo. For me, having woken to the pink hues of the city’s sunrise, it’s a train journey through the ...
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Tailor Made Tours – the best way to travel

Travelbay Tailor Made Tours are like a dream come true. You get to enjoy your holiday exactly as you would love it. Go where you want, when you want, how you want ...
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Yamagata, Japan

Where do you go if you want to experience Japan’s winter with the locals instead of with all the other tourists? Yamagata is the destination for the authentic, undiscovered, and ...
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Tōhoku, Japan

With natural landscapes aplenty, Tōhoku, on the Northern region of Japan, delivers a winter quite unlike anywhere else. Some of the most impressive scenery includes the juhyo, or snow monsters, ...
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