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Cherry blossoms at Senso-ji in Asakusa, Tokyo. Supplied.

Japan 2022 Cherry Blossom Forecast Revealed

Cherry blossom season is a big deal in Japan – and it’s easy to see why. The delicate ‘sakura’ blossoms are heart-achingly beautiful, with it almost a national obsession to follow and predict the exact moment when the small, pastel pink buds will...

Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan. Shutterstock.

Four Reasons to Visit Okinawa

Japan is renowned for its majestic volcanic landscape and bubbling hot springs, thick forests, dazzling neon cities and villages that feel frozen in time. But did you know it also has lush subtropical islands? Less than three hours flight from...

Eki-ben, a quintessential Japanese experience. Supplied.

Eki-Ben: The Fastest Food in Japan

I’ve been to a lot of countries, but there’s one I keep getting drawn back to: Japan: For me, it offers the ultimate combination of natural beauty, history, culture, style and adventure. It’s also hands down my favourite foodie destination. The...