Journeys in Japan

Journeys in Japan

This lifestyle series provides an eye-opening look at the many unique places to visit in Japan. English-speaking visitors travel the length of the country, exploring the culture, meeting the local people, visiting historic sites, and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks.

Recent Episodes

Yamaguchi: Landscapes and Their Stories | Wednesday, August 14 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, August 14 at 2:30 PM CT

Nishi-Izu, Hidden Gem | Wednesday, August 28 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, August 28 at 2:30 PM CT

Shizuoka: Wonderland of Green Tea | Wednesday, September 4 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, September 4 at 2:30 PM CT

Atami: The Spa Revival | Wednesday, September 11 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, September 11 at 2:30 PM CT

Show all past Journeys in Japan episodes.

Upcoming Schedule

Nikko: Contemplating Its Architectural Jewels

28:03 | #516 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, September 18 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, September 18 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, September 18 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, September 18 at 2:30 PM CT

Tsugaru: Amateur Sumo, Indomitable Tradition

28:03 | #517 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, September 25 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, September 25 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, September 25 at 2:30 PM CT

Hachimantai: Timeless Landscape, Healing Water

28:03 | #518 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, October 2 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, October 2 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, October 2 at 2:30 PM CT

Tonami: The Winds of Change

28:03 | #519 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, October 9 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, October 9 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, October 9 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, October 9 at 2:30 PM CT

Mt. Hakusan: Sacred Peak of Natural Beauty

29:03 | #520 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, October 16 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, October 16 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, October 16 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, October 16 at 2:30 PM CT

Sawara: Festival Floats Keeping Ties Alive

28:03 | #521 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, October 23 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, October 23 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, October 23 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, October 23 at 2:30 PM CT

Tobishima: Living Life on Island Time

28:03 | #522 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, October 30 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, October 30 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, October 30 at 3:30 PM ET / Wednesday, October 30 at 2:30 PM CT

Steel City Muroran and Its Hidden Charms

28:03 | #523 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, November 6 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, November 6 at 10:00 AM CT

Kita-Akita: Deep Connections with Nature

28:03 | #524 | TV-G

  • KET2: Wednesday, November 13 at 11:00 AM ET / Wednesday, November 13 at 10:00 AM CT