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Kaiseki meal at Kameya in Yunohama

4 reasons for foodies to fall in love with Shonai region, Japan

The Shonai region in Japan has an abundance of natural resources that locals have spent centuries harnessing in preparing delicious dishes.
Cuisine in northern Japan

A culinary journey through the Aomori Prefecture of northern Japan

The Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan may be famous for its ski resorts, but is also a spectacular destination for food tourism. We take a closer bite.
Entrance Shikikan Saito

Hotel review: Shikikan Saito, Hachimantai, Japan

Shikikan Saitoh is a traditional Japanese guesthouse nestled in a secluded forest in Japan’s Tohoku region and offers the full onsen experience.
Yufuin

Hot Springs in Kyushu Japan

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture, visiting the country’s largest collection of hot springs, or onsen, and sleeping in ryokan, traditional hotels, on the island of Kyushu
Burj Al Arab, Dubai

5 spectacular luxury destinations around the world

Experience the ultimate luxury in these 5 beautiful cities, starting with a discounted first class flight with American travel agency SkyLuxTravel.
Japan Asia Ceremony

How to “Be More Japan”: celebrating Japanese traditions at home and abroad

DK Eyewitness' new coffee table book, Be More Japan, celebrates the art of Japanese living and how this can enrich both your travels and life...
Kanmon Kaikyo Bridge

3 cities you should visit in Kyushu island, Japan

Kyushu is the third biggest island in Japan, has the largest collection of hot springs, one of Japan's largest castles and the world’s only toilet museum.
Nagasaki Peace Statue

Travel guide: in and around Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki is best known as the site of the second atomic bomb explosion, but it has far more to offer including one of the world’s best night views and hot springs on its doorstep.
Hiking from Tateyama - Tateyama Ridge

Hiking from Tateyama across the Northern Japan Alps

Tateyama is a small town on the edge of the Japanese Northern Alps and the starting point for the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
Torii Gate with boat

What to see in Hiroshima and the Setouchi Region, Japan

In Hiroshima and the Setouchi Region you’ll find Shinto shrines, archetypal Japanese landscapes and delicious food and drink including the deadly Fugo fish.

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