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Weird World: Kawasaki, Japan

Penis lollipops might sound like they belong on a tacky hen do, but their spiritual home is actually in Japan - more specifically during the festival of the ste

Weird World: Japan

If cat cafes weren't weird enough – how about an owl cafe?

Weird World: Aoshima, Japan

The Japanese islands are famous for great food, glorious beaches, diving opportunities and now... cats. The furry felines were first brought to the island of Ao

Oku-Noto, Ishikawa, Japan: Where art and culture meets unique heritage

If you’re into art, culture and learning about unique traditions, then the northernmost part of
central Japan’s Noto peninsula is the place for you. From the cities to the coast, it really has it all

Weird World: Okayama, Japan

9,000 half-naked men gallivanting in loincloths? Ah, that'll be the Hadaka Matsuri Festival. This naked fest is an eccentric 500-year-old Japanese tradition, wi

Japan Rugby World Cup 2019

If you're travelling for the Japan Rugby World Cup 2019, you might as well stay and explore. Here's how to make the most of your trip

Weird World: Nagoro, Japan

Things have taken a slightly unsettling turn in Nagoro, on the Japanese island of Shikoku, where inhabitants have found a novel way of remembering the dead.