For two centuries the Nakasendo Way was a major pedestrian route that connected a string of villages that provided lodging and sustenance for the shoguns, retainers and daimyo, or feudal lords, traveling
In Japan, an open-air architecture museum that honors Western-inspired architecture - Los Angeles Times
Japan may have more theme parks per capita than any other country. Besides Disneyland, Legoland and Universal Studios, there are smaller parks featuring a miniature Spain, a miniature Holland and celebrations
Here at Food52 HQ, we spend an inordinate amount of time talking about snacks. All in the name of research, of course. As someone who plans her travel exclusively around the snack offerings—or as I like
Wabi-sabi offers a refuge from the modern world's obsession with perfection, and accepts imperfections as all the more meaningful – and, in their own way, beautiful. Withdrawing my hands reluctantly from
Some of Japan's famed cherry blossoms, also known as sakura, have bloomed unexpectedly this autumn. The famous pink and white flowers are typically visible for about two weeks in the spring - a phenomenon
A quick drink at Enso Ango involves a little more effort than most hotels – the bar is in a different building from most of the bedrooms, a good 10-minute walk away. Breakfast in the hotel restaurant?