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  • Interview with photographer Everett Kennedy Brown

    Everett Kennedy Brown's timeless photography has been featured across international media in everything from the National Geographic to the New York Times. For 25 years, his "love affair" with Japan has evolved, seeing him become a cultural spokesperson to the Japanese government, opening a farm outside Tokyo and leading photography tours in Japan. We caught up with him ahead of his talk at the Japan: Get the Picture photography event in London on 30th June to see where this journey began. (more…)

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  • 5 reasons to cross the Japanese Alps

    With over 70% of mountainous terrain, Japan has a surplus of incredible alpine vistas; nowhere is that more evident than in the majestic Japanese Alps. Here are my top 5 reasons why crossing the Alps along the Alpine Route should be on your Japan bucket list. (more…)

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  • Sustainable travel in Japan: 5 top tips

    Awareness and concerns about sustainable travel have been increasing over the last few years, and rightly so! While it can seem like a task to 'keep it green', small changes can make a big difference. (more…)

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  • Discovering the Japanese Tanuki on Miyajima Island

    Travel consultant Rachel Rykala lived in Japan for years and has arranged countless holidays, so when it came to the popular (and picturesque) Miyajima Island, she thought she knew it inside out. On her last trip though, she made an unexpected new friend: the Japanese tanuki (raccoon). (more…)

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