Quick Trips

Amid the bustle of Tokyo and in one of the main districts for tourism you will find Sensoji, the oldest Buddhist temple in the city.

Japan Olympic Museum highlights significance of the Olympic Games

With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics just around the corner, get psyched up for the games with a trip to the newly opened Japan Olympic Museum.

Snow-white sandy beaches meet the deep blue sea at the Miyako Islands

The snowy beaches of the Miyako Islands are a change to the beige-orange sand on the main island of Okinawa, and the sun reflected off the powdery white sand contrasts sharply with the blue ocean to compose a beautiful scene.

Visitors get sky-high perspective of city from Seoul Sky Observatory

South Korea’s Lotte World Tower in Seoul is a 750,000-ton marvel of a building that features an enormous shopping mall, aquarium, cinema, concert hall and so many restaurants it would be a daunting task to pick one.

Visit Daitoku-ji temple in Kyoto to find tranquility, history

Drop “Zen” into conversation, and thoughts of one hand clapping or a properly maintained motorcycle may come to mind.

Tokyo German Village is a feast for the eyes

In the hills of Chiba, near Sodegaura city east of Tokyo and across the bay, a theme park lights up for the winter.

390-foot Buddha near Narita Airport the tallest in Japan

About two hours northeast of Yokota Air Base, in a suburb of Tsukuba called Ushiku, the Ushiku Daibutsu, a bronze statue built in 1993 and nearly 38 stories tall, was once listed by Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest statue of Buddha.

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