To help you plan the ultimate Japan trip, we’ve created this guide to showcase the best of the country in summer: from the newest hotels and this seasons most exciting festivals to the best road trips out of Tokyo and architect Kengo Kuma’s favourite spots.

CAFFEINE KICK

COFFEE BUZZ TAKES HOLD IN TOKYO

In the home of the tea ceremony, it’s all about coffee in Tokyo right now. By DANIELLE DEMETRIOU

LUXURY

JAPAN’S SUPERSTAR TRAINS

Conrad Osaka

OSAKA

ARCHITECTURE, FOOD AND ART

Uni from Hokkaido

FOOD

UNI: HOKKAIDO’S GREATEST TREAT

Book and Bed Kyoto

HOTELS

JAPAN’S HOTTEST PROPERTY OPENINGS

SHOPPING

TOKYO’S TRENDIEST SHOPPING EXPERIENCES

DANIELLE DEMETRIOU picks out Tokyo’s coolest shops, from vast malls to hipster havens

Matsushima, Japan coastal landscape from Mt. Otakamori.

ROAD TRIPS

THE BEST DRIVES
OUT OF TOKYO

Sapporo Summer Festival

FESTIVALS

JAPAN’S HIP SUMMER EVENTS

Ryogoku kokugikan stadium,Tokyo city, Japan

GET ACTIVE

TOP SPORTS AND WELLNESS EXPERIENCES

MY JAPAN

KENGO KUMA’S OWN COUNTRY

EDITOR’S PICKS

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Cathay Travell Book

ABOUT

Discovery online brings together all the inspirational travel writing from our two inflight magazines, Discovery and Silkroad. Be sure to look out for the print editions when you next fly with Cathay Pacific or Cathay Dragon.
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