Journeys in Japan

Journeys in Japan

This travel series from Japan International Broadcasting provides a look at the many unique places to visit in Japan. English-speaking visitors explore Japan's cultural and historical sites, meet with locals and offer travel insights for destinations that are off the beaten path. Episodes feature the Yatsugatake Mountains; Tomonoura in Hiroshima Prefecture; Mihonoseki, on the eastern cape of the Shimane Peninsula; and the Ise-Shima area of Mie Prefecture, the venue for the 42nd G7 summit.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Sun, 8/25 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan, exploring the local culture, meeting the people and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks.

Wed, 8/28 at 7:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Sawara: Festival Floats Keeping Ties Alive

Saskia Thoelen discovers the excitement of the Sawara Grand Festival, and meets the craftsmen and neighborhood residents who make it happen.

Wed, 8/28 at 5:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Sawara: Festival Floats Keeping Ties Alive

Saskia Thoelen discovers the excitement of the Sawara Grand Festival, and meets the craftsmen and neighborhood residents who make it happen.

Sun, 9/1 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Munakata: The Sea and Goddesses

Munakata City's 1,400-year-old Munakata Taisha holds an annual ritual that features hundreds of fishing boats carrying vibrant banners; Oshima Island.

Sun, 9/8 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan, exploring the local culture, meeting the people and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks.