Japan

Shinto priest at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto, Japan.

Torii Tunnel

Its iconic looks have attracted millions of visitors every year, making Kyoto’s Fushimi…

Keyakizaka-dori, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

Touch of Blue

“Twinkling silver with a touch of blue” sings Tatsuro Yamashita in Japan’s all-time favorite Christmas Eve tune. The classic song sums up what certain Tokyo areas look like during wintertime…

Mariya Takeuchi Souvenir Live Tour 2000

Plastic Love

Can you think of a pop song that received an official music video from its…

Tokyo Skytree and skyline, seen from I-Link Town, Ichikawa, Japan.

Tokyo Trivia

The Japanese capital shows some quirky superlatives, like having the highest density of…

Gunkanjima, Hashima Island, Nagasaki, Japan.

Battleship Island

If it was not for its strict access regulations, Gunkanjima could have been the ultimate…

Zenrin-ji Eikan-do Temple Garden, Kyoto, Japan.

Crimson Capital

Kyoto has hundreds of temple and shrine gardens spread out across the city, making it…