Follow John Lennon’s Footsteps in Karuizawa
The beloved resort town that draws celebrities from around the world
An Ode to Nagano’s Grandest Ryokans (Traditional Japanese Inns)
Twelve suggestions for fully experiencing Japanese culture through a ryokan stay
Walk the Samurai Trail to Narai of a Thousand Houses
Go back in time by walking the Nakasendo Road from Yabuhara over the Torii Pass to Narai, one of the best-preserved sections of this famous trail samurai used for traveling between Edo (old Tokyo) and Kyoto
A Beautiful Spring Day in Ueda
See incredible cherry blossoms at Ueda Castle and visit Bessho Onsen for its ancient temples and soothing hot springs.
Shaw Memorial Chapel (Karuizawa Churches)
Alexander Croft Shaw House and Memorial Chapel are test...
Tsumago Post Town and Nakasendo Road Hike
Tsumago-juku, deep in the Kiso Mountains, is the 42nd of ...