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Written by our Japan specialists, our travel articles are designed to give you a closer insight into Japan, along with our top recommendations on what to do and where to go.

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Mt. Fuji and Chureito Red Pagoda, Japan

Japan's Cherry Blossom Season

Discover the ins and outs of Japan's cherry blossom season: when to travel, where to visit and, most importantly, when to book.

Okinawa: Japan's hidden paradise

Discover one of the least celebrated gems of Japan; Okinawa. In a world of its own, the archipelago is as diverse as it is plentiful, stretching from a main island in the north – featuring its cosmopolitan city namesake – to Ishigaki in the south, a paradise of pristine waters & exotic marine life.

Fushimi Shrine, Kyoto

Top 10 etiquette tips for travelling to Japan

Prepare yourself for a trip to Japan with these insider secrets, from the nuances of of how to pay in a restaurant to why you shouldn't tip.

Osaka Castle

British Airways announces new route to Osaka, Japan

It’s been more than 20 years since the UK had a direct route to Japan’s second city, Osaka. But now, it's set to be easier than ever to reach as British Airways open up this route once again.

Osaka Castle, Japan

Just back from: Japan

Wexas specialist Stav Banks has just returned from an unforgettable trip through Japan, enjoying hot spring soaks, historic hikes and excellent cuisine. Read her in-depth review to learn more.

Japan Airlines (JAL)

Japan Airlines launches second daily service between London and Tokyo

With an ever-increasing demand for travel to Japan from the UK, Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced a second daily flight between the two country’s capitals, with the new service set hit the skies from 29 October 2017.

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