Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Honshu, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Getting into Hot Water in Kyushu Japan

29/01/2020 by .

If you’re interested in sampling Japan’s thermal baths, known as onsens, then you have to go to Kyushu.

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The Road to Paradise on Mount Tateyama

30/12/2017 by .

In the town of Tateyama, around 400km North West of Tokyo, blindfolded women walk to paradise during the sacred ritual of Nunobashi Kanjoe.

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Exploring Honshu beyond Tokyo

20/12/2016 by .

The colourful chaos that is Tokyo with its high rises, nightlife and neon is stuff of legend, but no more than an hour outside of the city, Japan’s countryside is another world entirely. Andy Mossack goes exploring Honshu beyond Tokyo.

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