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21 02, 2018

Japan’s cherry blossom season may arrive early this year

Tokyo and many parts of the country should prepare for an early arrival of the cherry blossom season, according to a forecast by Japan Meteorological Corp (JMC). The Osaka-based weather forecasting company says the flowers may start blooming in the Japanese capital, as well as Kochi and Kagoshima prefectures, on March 20, up to six days earlier than usual. The [...]

20 02, 2018

5 must-see Unesco sites in Japan

The country’s heritage sites are rich in historical and cultural significance, but are also places of tremendous beauty. From temples, shrines and castles, to islands and villages, Japan has it all. We’ve picked five must-see Unesco attractions from a remarkable total of 21 Unesco World Heritage sites in Japan. Sacred Island of Okinoshima A beautiful and sacred island in southwestern [...]

15 02, 2018

Last places available for 2018 Cherry Blossom Tours

The last places are now being filled for Japan Holiday's three Cherry Blossom Tours for 2018. These popular tours are timed to coincide with the blossoming of Japan's famed Sakura - Cherry Blossoms - allowing visitors at this time - March-April each year - to be surrounded by most quintessential of Japanese vistas. Japan Holidays Cherry Blossom Tours take advantage [...]

2 02, 2018

JNTO’s Japan Ski and Snow guide now available

The Japan National Tourist Organisation (JNTO) has recently released a digital copy of its latest Japan Ski and Snow guide. download the JNTO Digital Ski Guide   Over 24 pages, the guide provides a great overview of Japan's major ski areas  - Hokkaido, Nagano and Niigata and the Tohoku region - outlining all of the major ski areas in [...]