6 Best Buy Natural Products from Japan Towns
If 'au naturel' is what you prefer, this list offers hot tips on cool things to buy from select Japanese towns. Take a break from the 'kawaii' cute goods and go for some of these natural specialties.
2 Doritos Flavors Found Only on 2 Islands
For a limited time, test your tastebuds with wasabi or takoyaki sauce Doritos, available only in Taiwan and Okinawa.
Spice up Your Sliced Bread with a Cute Bunny
Hop on over to Usagi-za Lepus Bakery to nibble on some bunny-shaped bread.
8 Must-Try Foods in Asakusa
Asakusa, a neighborhood on the east side of Tokyo, is noteworthy for its retro, traditional atmosphere. Besides enjoying the rich cultural history of Japan’s bustling capital, there's also a variety of local delicacies you can find in the old downtown!
Black Eggs in Owakudani
Why would Japanese people want to eat black eggs? And why are they black in the first place? Head to Owakudani in Hakone to find out!
Make Your Own Takoyaki That Look Like Planets
Takoyaki dumplings are a ubiquitous snack in Japan, but we’ve never seen them like this before!
Sip on Some Tea from Totoro's Forest
Now you can enjoy the flavors of some well-known characters from Studio Ghibli.
Tohoku's Late-Blooming Sakura Wonderland
Join our writer Nick as he travels with the JNTO to capture a glimpse of some of northern Japan's beautiful cherry blossom scenery.
Go on & Play with Your Food at Legoland Japan
From swanky dishes to Lego-shaped French fries, the food from Legoland is sure to please Legomaniacs of all ages!
Get the Lowdown on Sakura-Themed Treats!
As cherry blossoms overwhelm Japan, all the big players step up with 'sakura'-flavored snacks and drinks. Check out this year's offerings from Starbucks, McDonald's, Max Brenner, Hotel Conrad and more!
Tokyo Restaurant Serves Real School Lunches
Wonder what a Japanese school lunch tastes like, but don't teach in a Japanese school? Try this Tokyo restaurant, where you can get both the flavor and atmosphere of an elementary school classroom!
12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Winter
Warm your heart this winter with these exciting activities in Ibaraki.
Gourmet Meals on Wheels
Kill two birds with one stone by riding on this bus that takes you sightseeing around Niigata while dining on the prefecture's local cuisine.
New Year’s Food in Japan
Travel to Japan to taste New Year’s specialties and ensure success for the following year.
The Polite Way to Sip Green Tea with Company
When sipping tea with your host, the polite way to partake depends on the kind of cup and the type of tea provided. Are you sure you know the right way?
Dip Your McNuggets in Wasabi or Teriyaki Sauce
McDonald's Japan is bringing a little bit of Japanese flavor into their McNugget sauces by adding Wasabi and Teriyaki flavors!
Sakura Beer is Back!
You won't want to miss this bubbly brew that is infused with cherry blossom petals.
How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Green Tea
If you often enjoy drinking green tea at home, make sure you know the proper way to brew each kind. It's not as simple as just putting the kettle on!
9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Summer
Nature and history are among the many wonderful things you can enjoy during a Tochigi summer.
Top 5 Tea Places for Ladies Who Just Lunched
Yes, girls just wanna have fun! And for some, this means a long chat over tea in a calming environment that grants breathing space. While big name tea franchises abound in Japan, here are Tokyo and Yokohama's best kept secrets.