Japan may not immediately spring to mind for family holidays, but is actually a great destination for families with kids both young and old, as this hand-picked selection of fun and fascinating family-friendly Japan tours shows.
Passengers can now make advance seat reservations online for certain JR trains in northeast Japan and Hokkaido, including most express and bullet trains.
Always thought of Japan as too expensive? There are an abundance of cheap, economical hostel and hotel options available for your trip - and in even better news, they're on the increase!
A new Super Nintendo World is set to open at Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in time for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.