DW viewer Swee Fong Tan from Singapore shows you the video highlights from his trip to Japan.
This tradition of welcoming the spring that dates back to the 12th century is still going strong. It is arguably also the best time to meet and mingle with Japanese people as they let their hair down.
The shouts of a tuna buyers and sellers kicked off trading Thursday at Tokyo's new fish market, days after the world-famous Tsukiji market was shut down following 83 years in operation.
Less than 18 months ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, visitors are still struggling to comprehend the "Japlish" that the locals say is completely understandable. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Japan's most famous symbol is also a popular hike for both Japanese and foreigners. It can be accomplished by young and old alike, but you better come prepared for an hours-long ordeal.
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