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The islands where foxes fly

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… 09 April 2014


Five of the world’s newest wonders

From a fuming Italian volcano to India’s land of kings, these natural and manmade marvels are the latest treasures to be honoured on Unesco’s World Heritage list.
30 July 2013


Cherry blossoms around the world

While Japan is home to some of the most well-known cherry blossom scenes, many cities celebrate spring’s arrival with these beautiful blooming trees.
21 March 2013


Japan’s Daisetsuzan National Park

The country's largest national park is home to two massive volcanoes whose forested, snow-pillowed slopes offer open space on an otherwise crowded island nation.
27 December 2012


Kōyō: Japan’s autumn explosion of colour

The leaves turn stunning shades of red, vermilion and gold across hillsides, inside temple grounds and around parks and gardens all over the country.
Read more… 23 September 2010


Tokyo in pictures

From the streets of Shinjuku to the Koishikawa Korakuen garden, striking sights from around the city.
03 August 2010


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