Tuesday Jun 24
Japanese inn famous for beautifying baths
The onsen water at Wakayama's Kamigoten Ryokan is said to have high quantities of sodium bicarbonate, which leaves a silky, soft film on the skin.
Koyasan, Japan: Overnight on one the world's most sacred mountains
One of most sacred sites in Japan, Danjo Garan is made up of 20 different structures, from pagodas to Shinto torii gates.
Photo Of The Day: Koyasan, Japan's Temple Town
Between the gentle peaks of the Kii moutain range, just south of Osaka , sit over 100 Buddhist temples in a beautifully dense forest.
Buddhist sect from Japan loses big on Aussie dollar bets
Koyasan Shingon Buddhism, the Japanese owner of a cluster of World Heritage Site temples founded in the 9th century, reported losses equal to about a quarter of its assets after bets in the Australian dollar and structured bonds soured.
The Japan Times
47 prefectures in 100 days to woo back tourists
KANAZAWA, Ishikawa Pref. - While tourism in Japan has been sluggish since the March 11 calamity, a British couple recently completed a 100-day tour of all 47 prefectures to help bring foreign travelers back to the country.