A walking holiday on the Japanese island takes in rice-covered valleys, forests of cedar and bamboo, and the spirit of shugendo – though fortunately not its testing rituals As Japanese lifestyle fads the
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You'll see the cities, sure. But here's what else you can't miss. Tokyo. Kyoto. These two metropolises—Japan's current and ancient capitals, respectively—are not only the country's most famous cities,
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THE MOUNTAIN TOWN of Karuizawa is about an hour’s train ride northwest of Tokyo, a journey that zooms past the small, heartbreaking scenes of beauty that any traveler here knows, an endlessly repeating
The Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA) was challenged to come up with 30 smaller European destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there is only one in Britain).
For nearly two decades, I have eagerly collected Japanese tea and sake sets, woodblock prints and geisha figurines. They delight me with their elegant and distinct design, with depictions of intricately
In the land of bullet trains and endless neon vistas, a few days on Japan’s ancient Samurai Trail will give a very different perspective. At the trailhead, under the shadows of towering pine trees, a sign