Google+
IN ASSOCIATION WITH
Travel Nav

Japan

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

The islands where foxes fly

By

Located 1,000km from Tokyo, Japan’s 30-island Bonin archipelago was never part of a larger land mass – leading to a wealth of biodiversity that’s worth the 25-hour ferry ride.
Read more…


Where to find Kyoto’s glow

By

After the sun goes down, geishas recede behind closed doors and teahouses shut down for the night, the ancient Japanese city offers spectacular nighttime charms.
Read more…


Worldwide Weird

Japan’s epic snowball fighting championship

By

Held at the bottom of a volcano, this annual tournament features more than 100 teams competing in a game that’s described as a cross between capture the flag and dodgeball.
Read more…


A golden slice of old Tokyo

By

The historical Golden Gai neighbourhood is a world away from the glitz of Japan’s capital, with narrow laneways housing about 200 tiny bars, most of which seat fewer than 10 patrons.
Read more…


On the road: Kanda Festival, Japan

By

Ancient Tokyo is brought back to life as traditionally costumed locals parade through the city’s historic landmarks with elaborate floats and portable shrines.


The first Australian Geisha girl

It was not an easy task for an outsider, but Fiona – known as Sayuki – is hoping her new venture will attract more tourists to sample some of Tokyo’s traditions.
Read more…


Page 1 of 15     First | < Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next > | Last

Destinations in
Japan

Weather

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Tokyo

TONIGHT

Change settings

  • °F
  • °C
8°C
Min
46°F
Min
Light Rain

Follow us on

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.