Japan

Visiting Aomori in Winter

Explore the path less travelled during winter in Japan

As we focus on planning holidays for the future, here is where you should consider travelling in Japan during the winter months of December to February.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

New dates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been announced

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, The International Olympic Committee had no choice but to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for the first time in history.

Day trip to Enoshima, Japan

Why a day trip to Enoshima should be on your Tokyo itinerary

The small island off the Shōnan coast of Kanagawa Prefecture, lies just one hour south of Tokyo and provides the perfect escape from bustling city life.

Visiting Aomori in Summer, Japan

Aomori: the apple of Japan’s north

Northern Japan’s spring and summer season sees the Aomori region burst into full bloom and become the perfect place to see the cherry blossoms.

APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU

Reaching out to the innermost region of Kyoto

The team behind APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU have made room for you to live like a local in the two most attractive cities of Japan: Tokyo and Kyoto.

Top 5 spots to enjoy the autumn in Nikko, Japan

Top 5 spots to enjoy autumn in Nikko, Japan

Nikko, Japan in autumn is a resplendent palette of burnt oranges and ochres, fiery reds and deep greens. Here are our top 5 spots to enjoy autumn in Nikko.

The Ryokan Collection

Where to experience a traditional Japanese ryokan

A stay at any of the 38 properties within The Ryokan Collection offers travellers a bespoke and premium experience at a traditional Japanese ryokan.

Guide to Hokkaido: from Sapporo to Hakodate

Guide to Hokkaido: from Sapporo to Hakodate

Discover how to spend a week in the northernmost of Japan’s four main islands in our guide to Hokkaido, from Sapporo to Hakodate.

7 of the best wellness and cultural holidays

7 of the best wellness and cultural holidays

From India to Greece, we’ve found 7 locations for the best wellness and cultural holidays, for trips that offer both sightseeing and spa time.

Monks, mantras and meditation in Japan

Monks, mantras and meditation in Japan

In this photo essay, discover Mt Koya, Japan’s holiest mountain, where outsiders seek wisdom as Buddhist devotees pray for enlightenment.

A summer guide to Nikko, Japan

A summer guide to Nikko, Japan

Oku-Nikko is a mountainous paradise that offers a peaceful respite from Japan’s bigger cities. Discover the area in our summer guide to Nikko, Japan.

Qantas launches seasonal flights from Sydney to Sapporo

Qantas launches seasonal flights from Sydney to Sapporo

The new Sydney to Sapporo flight route, running to coincide with peak ski season, will make it a whole lot easier to carve up the slopes at Niseko.