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An ever-popular destination no matter the season, the Land of the Rising Sun is nothing short of good food, amazing cleanliness, and a myriad of distinctive sub-cultures. A multi-faceted country once you start exploring deeper, there’s always something new to discover in Japan, where traditional and modern elements combine to form something special.

Staying in Tokyo capsule hotels doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice comfort and style! Here are 11 inexpensive accommodations in Tokyo you can slide into for a cosy night’s rest.I'm a firm...
Co-written by: Michelle Neo & Edelyn ChuaFrom giant sea clams to goat sashimi, here are the wildest, wackiest and most wondrous food you can find in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost prefecture.
Large crowds are expected during the hanami season, Golden Week, and Tokyo Summer Olympics this year, so here are tips to make your peak season Japan trip more survivable.I love Japan...
The perfect guide for first-timers to the South Tohoku region in Japan — discover traditional local culture, rejuvenating onsens, and some of the finest sake you’ll ever taste!A 1.5-hour train ride from Tokyo,...
Why skimp on Mount Fuji views when you're all the way in Kawaguchiko? These seven unique hotels in Japan boast beautiful daytime views of the iconic mountain.Japan is...
Enjoy world-class sake, fresh seafood, gold mining and beautiful landscapes in this Japan itinerary, covering the lesser-explored Niigata Prefecture and Sado Island!Photo credit: True Sado
On this 2D1N Matsumoto Japan Itinerary, escape the city for unique, relaxing experiences in the Japanese Alps.Tokyo is one of our favourite holiday destinations, and for good reason — Japan's capital is...
Skip the usual Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. This Japan itinerary is for the seasoned Japan traveller! Explore a lesser-known side of Japan with flights on Singapore Airlines starting from S$468!
These exciting day trips from Nagoya are full of must-go adventures!Meoto Iwa (Wedded rocks) in the south of Nagoya. Photo credit: Mie Prefectural Government
Not sure where to go in Japan besides Tokyo? Visit these five prefectures instead, from Gunma's award-winning onsens to Nikko's grand shrines.If you’ve been to Japan, you’ve probably been to Kanto — because...
There are more things to do in Chiba than just Tokyo Disneyland. Experience a peaceful and relaxing getaway with this Chiba itinerary, chock-full of food and cultural experiences.Japan has too much to...
Okinawa = Japan + beaches = paradise. 🌴 But rest assured, beaches aren't the only heavenly thing in this Okinawa itinerary.For someone who's not a beach person, I...
This tropical getaway is more than just Naha city and suntanning on beaches. Snorkel in cobalt-blue waters, taste Okinawan onigiri and overlook epic coastal views in Japan's little Hawaii! Here's our Okinawa Guide!At...
I'm not one to take photos while on holidays. However, Okinawa was different. With surreal blue waters, fascinating culture, and exciting activities at every turn, I found myself in a camera trigger-happy mode.
Nagano may be famous for its winter activities like skiing at snow resorts, but the best season to visit Nagano is actually not during the winter.Yep, not even if it means getting to see...
Pardon my flex, but I've been to Tokyo way too many times for my own good. Recently, my partner decided to have us stay in Tokyo for four days. I groaned (internally). Do I really want to...
Things can go very wrong when you're getting hot, wet, and naked.Cultural exposure comes in many forms: Trying local food. Learning foreign phrases. Getting naked in front of strangers. To understand a country’s culture, you gotta expose yourself —...
We handpicked 12 of the best things to eat in Tokyo if you’re all for taste, quality, and dining experience.Tokyo actually has the most Michelin-starred restaurants per city in the world. Surprise, surprise — that's more than New York's...
Experience the heart-pounding adrenaline rush at Universal Studios Japan, conquer the summit of Mount Fuji, satiate your inner child at DisneySea and taste the freshest omakase you'll ever have — all for under S$3.1k.Backpacking around Japan can be easily...
This national park less than two hours from Tokyo has been a famous, idyllic getaway for both tourists and locals alike. With these top 10 places to visit, complete your Tokyo itinerary with a stop by for a day, or...