The Best Tokyo AirBnBs: 19 Awesome Places to Stay in Tokyo

Tokyo has some incredible hotels, but one of the most reasonably priced ways to stay there is to choose an AirBnB. There are all sorts of options, from traditional Japanese houses to modern apartments. And if you don’t mind sharing, you could stay in a guestroom in someone’s home. We’ve curated a collection of some … Read more

Unique Stays: Travellers Pick the Best Hotels in Japan

Japan is one of the most wildly creative places in the world, famed for its futuristic, kitsch design as well as its rich, traditional heritage. It’s a place of contrasts that’s echoed in its design style and places to stay: on one end of the scale, you can find yourself in a minimal, zen-like ryokan, … Read more

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Five cosy holidays to get you excited for winter

Some of the best trips we’ve ever done have been in winter – and not to sunny climes, but to full-on wintry landscapes where you can embrace the coldest season. One of my favourite things is to get cosy and there’s no better time for it. If snowy scenes and cuddling up with a hot … Read more

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Planning a trip to Japan: The storybook version

Last week, we shared our full Japan itinerary, a mega 5,000-word post with every detail to help you plan your trip to Japan. Not everyone is going to want to read such a hefty post so this week it’s time for the storybook version – our Japan trip in photos. Here are 65 photos showing … Read more