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Japan is a treasure trove of wonders waiting to be discovered and whether you’re a returning traveller looking to uncover somewhere new, or a bold first time traveller looking to escape the city. Road trip across snowy Hokkaido, relax at a secluded mountain temple, cycle Japan’s shimmering inland sea and befriend a stranger at a castle overlooking a city. These are the places and experiences that turn a simple holiday, into the trip of a lifetime.

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Inside Tokyo's Insane $36,000 Private Hotel Room

Tokyo's luxurious accommodation knows no limits. This time we go inside a private members club with a $39,000 fee, where members are rewarded with the ultimate luxury escape....

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24 Hours in AKITA | 4 Things to do in Japan's CHICKEN Capital

Akita is home to Japan's most luxurious chicken called Hinai Jidori. We go in search of the juiciest chicken, the cutest Akita dogs and the scariest monsters in Japan on our road trip across the region!...

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I Spent 48 Hours on a Japanese DESERT Island

Japan has 6,852 islands. Around 430 are inhabited, but that number grows fewer each year. We sail out into the Sea of Japan to spend 48 hours on Tobishima Island in search of long lost 8th century treasure armed with questionable equipment....

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Inside Japan's CAPSULE Tower | 140 TINY Tokyo Apartments

The Nakagin Capsule Tower in the heart of Tokyo is iconic, featuring 140 retro tiny apartments built in the 1970's. Sadly, the future of the capsule tower isn't looking so great and this time next year it may be lost forever. Let's go inside and take...

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Inside Japan's SLEEPER Train | $160 FIRST CLASS Room

Japan's overnight sleeper train is stunning. We ride 11 hours & 600km from Tokyo to Tottori on the Sunrise Express in search of the Tottori sand dune desert. FEAT. Natsuki who's on extended holiday after Journey Across Japan....

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24 Hours in Nagasaki | 6 Things to do in Japan's Hidden City

Nagasaki is hidden away on Japan's southern coast. We explore the abandoned Gunkanjima Island, enjoy mouthwatering street food and bring back Dr Jelly one last time....

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I Explored Japan's Largest ABANDONED Island | Why 10,000 People Disappeared

Japan has over 6,000 islands. Many are losing their populations and becoming abandoned. Ikeshima island is home to an abandoned area the size of a small city. This week in Journey Across Japan we explore this genuinely jaw-dropping island once and fo...

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I Stayed OVERNIGHT at Japan's BIGGEST Theme Park

Japan's biggest theme park isn't what you expect. This week on Journey Across Japan we explore a mysterious cave, crawl through the nation's tiniest Tori gate and go full Red Dead Redemption....

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Staying in Japan's $100 IGLOO Hotel vs. $1,000 PRIVATE Bath Inn

Japan is famed for its unusual accommodation. On Day 2 of our Journey Across Japan, we stay overnight in an IGLOO, & traditional inn with a huge PRIVATE bath and produce a music video!...

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I Flew in Japan's Most Dangerous Airplane | Nightmare at 10,000 Feet

We fly over Japan's most active volcano, Sakurajima, before heading to the subtropical paradise of Yakushima island. But not all goes according to plan. Journey Across Japan: The Lost Islands begins!...

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I Drove to Japan's Most Extreme North | Hokkaido Road Trip

Cape Soya is 1,000km from Tokyo at Japan's most northern point. In the height of winter we drive across a snowy Hokkaido to discover what's up there....

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What to do in Hiroshima & Miyajima | 6 Must Try Travel Ideas

Hiroshima and Miyajima Island are essential places to visit on a trip to Japan. We pass through the city in search of Okonomiyaki pancakes, Itsukushima Shrine and Japan's first Pizza vending machine! Joined by awesome friend and Japan first timer...

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How Difficult is Travelling Japan without Japanese? | Travel Tips

Travelling Japan without Japanese might not be as tough as you think....

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48 hours in Hokkaido | Road Trip Across Japan

Let's discover Hokkaido by hopping in a car and going on a road trip across its stunning landscape. ...

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6 Must Try Japanese Dishes in Aomori

Discover six must try Japanese dishes in Aomori prefecture....

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5 Things to do in Akihabara | Tokyo

Akihabara is one of Tokyo's most popular destinations. We go in search of the best the area has to offer....

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Why Japan is the Snow Capital of the World

We visit Fox Village and enjoy snow whilst nearly getting frostbite in a horrific blizzard....

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Inside Japan's Robot Dinosaur Hotel

Japan's robot hotel: The Henna Hotel or "strange" hotel is causing a stir at the moment with lots of media coverage. We go and see if it lives up to the hype....

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Staying on Japan's Most Mysterious Island | Sado

Sado Island: We travel out into the sea of Japan to the island of Sado for the weekend....

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Staying at a Tokyo Capsule Hotel

Capsule hotels in Japan are dream come true for budget travellers - particularly in upmarket Ginza in Tokyo....

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Japan's Biggest Morning Market

Japan's biggest morning market is a culinary wonderland....

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Meeting a Japanese Mummy | Fukushima

We come face to face with Japan's best preserved Mummy....

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6 Must Try Japanese Foods | Iwate

We discover six must try Japanese dishes in Iwate prefecture....

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The Village in Japan Where they Believe Jesus Died

We visit a town in north Japan where the locals genuinely believe Jesus visited and was ultimately laid to rest....

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Japan's Most Stunning Onsen | Hot Spring

Japanese onsen (hot springs) don't come much better than this. ...

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North Japan's Most Scenic Spot | Geibikei Gorge

I've never felt so relaxed in all my life....

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Okinawa | Japan's Ultimate Getaway | What to Do

I waited 4 years before going to Okinawa. Honestly, I'm not sure why - if I'd known about it sooner, I probably would have gone there every year. Witness Japan's best beaches, snake sake, and the most beautiful waters in the world....

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Travelling Japan in Style | 500km in 3 Days

This week we travel 500km across north Japan in style....

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Experiencing Japan's Biggest Annual Event | Cherry Blossom Season

Cherry Blossom (Sakura) season is a such a huge deal Japan that 60% of the population takes part. This year my friend Ryotaro and I threw ourselves into the festivities at one of the best viewing spots in north Japan....

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Wandering through the Aokigahara Forest | Japan

The Aokigahara Forest (青木ヶ原) , or "Suicide Forest" has an infamous reputation for being a suicide hotspot and in recent years, it's received global attention to numerous films, documentaries and articles. ...