American Photographer Promotes Island with Art
American photographer Patrick Tsai is part of a team helping to internationalize and revitalize the island of Shodoshima in the Seto Inland Sea.
47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!
Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!
Mountainside Embedded with Geothermal Homes
Explore this undulating, seven-unit residential building inserted into the side of a mountain in Kagawa Prefecture.
Feel Like a Feudal Lord in Ritsurin Garden
There isn't just one reason why Kagawa Prefecture's Ritsurin Garden has been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide—there are thousands of them!
A Great Selection of Sake from Across Japan
Here's a fantastic selection of sake of varying tastes, from special brews to top-class "daiginjo"! What more could you ask for?
7 Next-Level Soy Sauce Options
Everybody knows Japanese soy sauce, but did you know there's more than Kikkoman? Here we take a look at seven premium options from all around Japan.
7 Japan-Related Events to Look Out For in 2016
2016 certainly has a lot of fun and interesting events in store, but you won't want to miss these seven in particular!
6 Great Innovations from Japan's Countryside
From urban planning and fish farming to food recycling and the re-invigoration of traditional techniques, a number of great ideas have come out of Japan's smaller towns and cities.
Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels
For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.
Walk Inside a Work of Art
'Oiwa Island 2' is an immersive painting created inside an inflatable vinyl dome that you can not only view, but walk into!
5 Expert-Level Chopstick Sets
Chopsticks, or 'ohashi' as they are locally known, are synonymous with Japanese cuisine, and the nation has long loved crafting its own smooth, attractive sets. Here are five of the best!
7 Premium Dashi Ingredients
’Dashi' soup stock comes in several flavors and varieties. Here's a great selection of ingredients to help you create the real taste of traditional Japanese soup in your own kitchen!
Top 6 'Hanami' Spots in Shikoku
While Shikoku might be a bit off the grid when it comes to mass tourism, this island region is full of hidden natural gems—including gorgeous cherry trees!