5 years on from the tsunami
On March 11th 2016, it was exactly five years since the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's northern coast. To mark this anniversary, this March at Inside Japan Tours is all about Tohoku: looking back on its troubles, celebrating its charms, and taking stock of how far the region has come in the past five years.
To read all about this beautiful region, including first-hand accounts of the disaster and recovery, visit our dedicated tsunami page:
The Japan Tsunami 5 Years On
Japan's football players too respectful, says coach
Japanese high standards of politeness could be hampering the national football team.
Junko Tabei, pioneering Japanese mountain climber, dies at 77
Overcoming cultural norms, an avalanche and even her battle with cancer, nothing could stop Junko Tabei from climbing.
Swimmer, 73, breaks record traversing Tsugaru Strait
A Japanese man has become the oldest swimmer to complete a difficult channel in his home country.
Japan to host America's Cup event
Japan will host many catamarans as a warm-up for the America's Cup.
Japanese player becomes badminton All England champion
The women?s singles and doubles titles were both taken by Japan at the recent event.