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Travel tips and guides to Tokyo's surrounds and beyond – your holiday starts here

Your ultimate guide to Kyoto
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Your ultimate guide to Kyoto

Explore the ancient capital's unmissable sights, eats, nightlife, culture and shops

50 things to do in Shimane
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50 things to do in Shimane

Plan a journey far out west with our guide to this beautiful and historic region

The Kansai sake route
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The Kansai sake route

Join us on a tour of the best sake breweries in western Japan

30 things to do in Okinawa
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30 things to do in Okinawa

How to make the most of island life in Japan's southernmost prefecture

Useful info for travellers

How to get to and from the airport
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How to get to and from the airport

All the airport navigation tips you need when flying to or from Tokyo

Where to find free wi-fi in Tokyo
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Where to find free wi-fi in Tokyo

You no longer have to stand outside a 7-Eleven to connect to the Net

How to rent a car in Japan
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How to rent a car in Japan

It's not actually that complicated

Essential Tokyo souvenirs
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Essential Tokyo souvenirs

25 only-in-Japan gifts, from chopsticks to Be@rbricks

Beyond Tokyo

Welcome to wine country
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Welcome to wine country

Discover the finest vineyards within easy reach of Tokyo

Explore Osaka's Nakanoshima
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Explore Osaka's Nakanoshima

Find out why Japan's street food capital offers more than just a castle and takoyaki

50 things to do in Ise-Shima
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50 things to do in Ise-Shima

Visit one of Japan's holiest sites with our guide

50 things to do in Sapporo
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50 things to do in Sapporo

Explore the magical capital of Hokkaido

Rising up again in northeastern Japan
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Rising up again in northeastern Japan

Stories of survival are everywhere in this once devastated region

48 hours in Osaka
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48 hours in Osaka

Western Japan's largest city offers something entirely different