• July 31, 2019

  • May 1, 2019

    Matsumoto City Museum of Art inc. the Kusama Yayoi Collection

    The Matsumoto City Museum of Art exhibits artworks by artists with an association to the city, across both permanent and temporary exhibitions. Most notably, Kusama Yayoi – arguably Japan’s best-know...
  • July 30, 2019

    Walk the Nakasendo Trail

    During Japan's Edo Period (1603 to 1868) the Nakasendo was one of five major routes linking Kyoto to the new capital of Tokyo, then called ‘Edo’. Stretching over 500 kilometres between the two cities,...
  • July 25, 2019

    Takayama Historic Old Town

    Located deep within the mountains of Central Japan, Takayama is famous for the excellent preservation its Edo Period (1603-1868) historical center, known as the ‘Sannomachi’....
  • July 24, 2019

    Shirakawa-go & Gokayama

    Located one hour from Takayama, Ogimachi is the largest of the three villages that make-up the World Heritage-listed 'Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama'. Referred to collectively as Shira...
  • July 23, 2019

    Onsen In & Around Nagano

    As one of the most volcanic countries in the world, Japan is home to countless natural hot springs. Known as ‘onsen’, Japanese have a long history of seeking-out hot springs for their medicinal and he...
  • June 1, 2019

    The Famous Food of Nagano

    Nagano is one of Japan’s true food bowls. Situated at the heart of the main island of Honshu, Nagano is a region of dramatic mountains and bountiful farmlands. ...
  • May 15, 2019

    Enjoy Sake in Nagano

    As home to the second largest number of breweries in Japan, Nagano is an ideal place into dive the rich history and warming world of ‘sake’....
  • May 19, 2017


    ‘Ryoan-ji’ or the ‘Temple of the Dragon at Peace’ is one of the seventeen sites making-up the Word Heritage-listed ‘Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto’. Once an aristocrat’s residence, Ryoan-ji ...