Melons are grown up and down Japan and they’re serious business.
Japan has a very rich culture, of which food has a significant stake. While you may not be able to name the culinary staples of most countries, this is not hard to do for Japan
In January 2019 a single tuna was sold for a staggering $3.1m. The week before I set off for my 2,000km cycle across Japan, we set off to north Honshu, where all of Japan's most prized tuna is sourced, to watch them get caught firsthand.
We go inside a luxury Tokyo apartment on the rooftop of a Shibuya tower, to see how far $25,000 a month's rent can go.
Japan's Bullet Trains (Shinkansen) are a joy to travel on. Stylish, luxurious and futuristic
This Japanese National Park in Hitachi is one of those places.
Explore Japan's Island of the God's, Miyajima which is famous for its floating gate, Itsukushima Shrine (a UNESCO site), wild deer, and amazing view from the top of Mt. Misen
The Shimanami Kaido cycle across Japan's Inland Sea is the most beautiful place in the country.
These Japanese Koi Fishes were just outside the entrance to Jim Thomson House
Located on the mountain top of Fujiyoshida City in the Yamanashi prefecture, the Chureito Pagoda is part of the Arakusa Sengen Shrine and was built as a peace memorial in 1963.
Kawaguchiko does not need any introduction. Part of the Fuji five lakes, it’s famous among both Japanese and foreign tourists resulting in hours of traffic jams for the chance to enjoy a view of Mt. Fuji over Kawaguchiko lake
The Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park in Ozora Town is one the most famous places in Hokkaido to see moss phlox or "shibazakura".
In Japan, thanks to its four distinct seasons, you can enjoy a wide variety of flowers that change with the seasons. In each part of Japan, you can find many beautiful flower gardens, which are popular with both the locals and tourists
Japanese sword-making is a tradition that goes back centuries, and one that’s carried on to this day. Each sword takes dedication, skill and can take over 18 months to create