1. Japan’s Culture of Fermentation: Microbial Transformations and Their Potential for Tourism

    A picture of a nose on the clear plastic box invites visitors to lift the lid and sniff what’s inside. I am at the “…

  2. The Hakone-Tozan Line: Switchbacks and Flashbacks

    The Hakone-Tozan Line serving villages in the hot …

  3. Osaka’s Star Set to Rise Again

    On November 23, Osaka was selected by member count…

  4. New Ways to View Mount Fuji

    The Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre, Shizuoka, whic…

  5. Toden-Arakawa: The Narrow Road to Tokyo’s Deep North

    The Toden-Arakawa Line is a hybrid light r…

  6. Osaka-Kansai Expo 2025: “Designing Future Society for Our Lives”

  7. The Chichibu Lines: Hikers’ Delight

  8. Nagasaki: Window on the World

  9. Kanazawa: In the City of the Maedas

  10. Nara: A Capital Place