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

Wed, 4/24 at 7:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Makabe: A Promise of Spring

Exploring the old castle town of Makabe in the foothills of Mount Tsukuba; old stores and some homes display elaborate doll displays during the annual Hinamatsuri.

Wed, 4/24 at 5:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Makabe: A Promise of Spring

Exploring the old castle town of Makabe in the foothills of Mount Tsukuba; old stores and some homes display elaborate doll displays during the annual Hinamatsuri.

Sun, 4/28 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Oku-Echizen: Abundance and Tranquility

The people of the Oku-Echizen district in the mountains of Fukui Prefecture co-exist with nature and immerse themselves in their religious faith.

Wed, 5/1 at 7:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Oku-Echizen: Abundance and Tranquility

The people of the Oku-Echizen district in the mountains of Fukui Prefecture co-exist with nature and immerse themselves in their religious faith.

Wed, 5/1 at 5:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Oku-Echizen: Abundance and Tranquility

The people of the Oku-Echizen district in the mountains of Fukui Prefecture co-exist with nature and immerse themselves in their religious faith.

Sun, 5/5 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, 5/8 at 7:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

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

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

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