Matt Wilce

Escape to the mountains: Hakone

Pirate ships, hot springs, views of Mt Fuji and sculptures await visitors to the mountain resort of Hakone. Perfect for a day trip or short break from the bustle of Tokyo Read the guide

Celebrate New Year in Tokyo

Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style in Tokyo and take part in some of the city's unique events Read the guide

Tokyo: 10 free sights

A trip to Tokyo doesn't have to leave you bankrupt. Check out these 10 great free things to do in Japan's biggest city Read the guide

Explore Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea is a water-themes Disney park found only in Japan. Explore seven exciting ports with there thrilling rides, spectacular shows and unique attractions. Read the guide

Tokyo's best budget hotels

You may think hotels in Tokyo are all five-star wallet-bruisers, but if you know where to look there are plenty of cheap and cheerful hotels with rooms for under 50 quid a night Read the guide