Author: Marissa Ellis

A woman drinking sake and relaxing in hot springs.

The World’s Best Hot Spring Bathing Destinations

With spas and self-care spaces already a popular leisure activity, nature’s mineral and thermal springs spa is a phenomenon among travelers and relaxers alike. Not only can the warm waters soothe your well-being, but they also make stunning photos!

A plate of dango filled with chestnut paste, along with some chestnuts on the side. Chestnuts are popular in Ibaraki.

The Best Traditional Autumn Flavors of Japan

Warm sweaters, shorter days, and the changing of the leaves are all clear indications that autumn is here. Autumn presents the perfect time to get a whole variety of limited edition seasonal treats