Real Japan lies beyond city lights

Michael Turtle
By Michael Turtle
Updated July 1 2021 - 3:51pm, first published September 13 2019 - 2:00am

Ahead of next year's Tokyo Olympics, Japan gets a trial run at a global sports event when the Rugby World Cup kicks off this month. Unlike the Olympics, the World Cup will be held across the whole country, letting more of Japan get involved - and showcasing some lesser-known regions to visitors.

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Michael Turtle

Michael Turtle

Travel writer

Michael Turtle is an Australian journalist who left his job in television to travel the world forever. He'll show you how to find the lesser-known places, get involved in the culture, learn the history, and meet locals along the way.

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