Backcountry skiers flock to Hokkaido's own "Fuji mountain," an active volcano, for some of the finest snow in the world
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Built by troops from the country's Self-Defense Forces, a massive Darth Vader snow sculpture is stealing the show at the Japanese festival
Huis Ten Bosch theme park plans to introduce a cost-saving hotel run by porter-bots and reception-bots
A number of UNESCO Heritage Sites remain unknown to a large percentage of travelers. Here are 12 world treasures you might not even know exist
Asian, European capitals dominate top of the list of safe cities according to a new study
It's going to be a great year for foodies, with top restaurants exporting their brands to other countries while others open new ventures at home
Outdoor museum in Hokkaido offers insight into a little-understood ethnic group
One of the few westerners to enter the traditional Japanese profession, Fiona Graham reveals its mysteries
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The last work of iconic Japanese-American artist Isuma Noguchi is one of the most intriguing landscapes in the country
The rail gateway to Japan's capital celebrates its centennial this month. We're celebrating with 10 wild facts about Tokyo's top traffic hub
This is what you get if you cross Atlantis with screenplay for Kevin Costner's 1995 hit movie "Waterworld"
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Monets, underground crypts and stunning Tadao Ando architecture are hidden on a remote Japanese 'art island'
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Being one of only three distilleries in Japan hasn't stopped the Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 from topping Jim Murray's "Whisky Bible"