Hokkaido

Lake Chuzenji, as seen from a suite at the Ritz-Carlton, Nikko
Ginzan Onsen at Yamagata, Tohoku, Japan

Tips & News

This Test Program Is the First Step For Japan in Reopening to Tourists

Read on if you’re a triple-vaxxed traveler from Australia, Thailand, Singapore or the U.S.

Where to go 2022 - Cempedak Island

Inspiration

These Are the Places Asia’s Travel Experts Most Want to Go in 2022

Looking for inspo of where to go in 2022? We asked some of the most influential people in Asia’s travel industry for their this-year bucket list.

Food & Drink

A Gourmand’s Guide to the Best Food in Niseko

The land of Japan’s most famous powder also has an insanely tasty culinary culture.

Best Onsen in Japan

Culture

10 Best Onsen Town Escapes In Japan

Japan has more than 3,000 onsen. These 10 stand out among them, including the best onsen towns, outdoor onsen and onsen for couples.

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Tips & News

T+L It List 2021: These are the best new hotels in the world this year

Presenting the Travel + Leisure It List 2021

Inspiration

Why You Should Plan Your Next Trip to Japan Around One of Its 72 Microseasons

Whether it’s when the irises open, the tomatoes are hung, the manatees migrate or the lobsters lose their shells — to everything there is a season. Japan might be the most poetic, but Adam H. Graham finds microseasons enrich your travels everywhere.

Hotels & Resorts

Hotels for Cool Kids

Family stays can be stylish too—these new and refurbished hotels, resorts and villas let you go glam with the fam.

Hotels & Resorts

SPONSORED

Here’s Another Reason Why You Should Go to Hokkaido (As If You Really Needed Another)

Portom International Hokkaido is about to open up, and it’s the perfect, most luxurious base to explore Japan’s northern-most island.

Hotels & Resorts

SPONSORED

Wonderland on top of the world in ski paradise Hokkaido

With the famed ‘Niseko Express’ refreshing plentiful powder daily, Japan’s winter capital is on every downhiller’s list. Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono brings serene sophistication, exceptional dining experiences and their signature service to this resort town—which has plenty of summer draws, too.

the best of japan; the best of 2019

The Best New Openings in Japan 2019

Fine dining with flair, preservationist luxury hotels and a Muji mega-store.

Food & Drink

Winter Warmers in Hokkaido

Japan’s most northerly island isn’t just for thrill-seekers. Julian Ryall bypasses the ski slopes for three distinct tastes of the prefecture’s best booze.