All About Japan

Drink With Geisha For an Affordable Price

Foreign guests welcome at lobby lounge function that sidesteps the cost and pretense of orthodox geisha services.

30 Stunning Flowers in Japan's National Parks

From June hydrangeas to September spider lilies, here are 30 reasons for flower fans to fall in love with Japan's 34 flower-filled national parks!

'Ranma 1/2' Café Set to Open in 3 Cities

Longtime 'Ranma' fans can indulge in a bevy of lovingly crafted dishes with clever nods to the series and even experience some VR entertainment while waiting for their orders.

5 Cosmic Night Views in Japan's National Parks

Just because the sun goes down doesn't mean there's nothing left to enjoy in a national park. Whether on a lonely beach or a mountain plateau, reduced light pollution often offers a brilliant chance to glimpse a once-in-a-lifetime night view!

This Matcha Bread Is the Cat's Meow

Get your hands on green tea cat-shaped bread or black cat-shaped bread at this bakery in Osaka.

10 Unique Cafés in Kyoto

Kyoto is one of the most popular tourist spots in Japan, but it's famous for traditional Japanese cuisine and Japanese sweets as well. Here are 10 cafés that you should visit when in Kyoto!

Super Saiyan-Style Dishes Served in Osaka

Treat yourself to some Krillin Chestnut Steamed Buns, Vegeta Lemon Chicken, Flying Nimbus Pancakes and many more at the limited time Dragon Ball Café in Osaka.

Is Japan Boring Outside of Tokyo?

Tokyo certainly has charm and no one could doubt the convenience of living or staying in the major city. However, there’s so much more to see outside of Tokyo and I'm happy to give you a few examples... it’s literally my job to promote the entire country.

Luffy Depicted as a Stone Cold Fighter

See Luffy about to sock the demon Nue right in the face in this 30-ton stone masterpiece at Daikaku-ji Temple in Kyoto.

Sip on Latte Spiked With Sake

After a long day of sightseeing in Japan’s former capital, don’t forget to try this Japanese take on Irish coffee right across the street from Kyoto Station.

5 Ways to Get Active in Japan's National Parks

There's more to do in Japan's national parks than simply look at nature—lovely as it may be. There are plenty of ways to get your hands dirty and your feet wet as well!

Create Your Own Personalized Kit Kat Box

Customize your very own Kit Kat box to take home with you and share with your friends and family.

Kyoto Butoh-Kan

The world's first-ever dedicated theater space for the Japanese art of Butoh.

Dress as a Fox Bride at This Studio in Kyoto

One photo studio in the historical Arashiyama neighborhood is offering a makeover/photo package you won’t find anywhere else.

Test Your Ninja Skills

For the first time ever, Koga City's ninja exam was held in Tokyo and test takers dressed in ninja cosplay to earn an extra 10 points on the exam.

Sing & Learn the Names of Japanese Stations

Rock to the beat of station names and level up your knowledge of Japan’s railway system while you’re at it.

What's the Average Cost of Living in Japan?

So, how expensive is Japan really? Read on to find out the average cost of living in Japan in comparison to the US dollar and the UK pound sterling to see if a potential move to Japan is within your budget!

Taste a Candy Cloud in Your Drink

This café has a uniquely cool way to cool down your drink.

Samurai Snoopy & More at Pop-Up Peanuts Shop

Japanese-style Snoopy art exhibition celebrates 50 years of Peanuts in Japan.

Top 5 Regions to See Red Leaves in Japan

As the weather gets cooler, the time of the year for red autumn leaves approaches! While you might be looking for some good spots to spot leaves around Tokyo, why not step out of the capital to discover other nice areas for autumn colors around Japan?

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