3 Traditional Makeup Brush Kits from Kumano
Ever wanted a brush made with gray squirrel fur? With 180 years of history, the town of Kumano is the largest producer of calligraphy and artist’s brushes—as well as makeup brushes—in Japan.
8 Things You Don’t Know about KIT KAT in Japan
Thought you knew everything about Japan's multifaceted KIT KAT bars? Read on!
Hike the Yoro Valley
Chiba Prefecture's Yoro Valley (or Yoro Keikoku) offers rivers, waterfalls, seasonal vistas and even a black-water onsen!
5 Things to Do Around Asakusa
In addition to its famous temple, the area around Asakusa presents shops that offer unusual and unique products that are different from what you might find at department stores and mass retailers around the country. And you can catch sumo, too!
Exploring 'Little Edo'
Kawagoe, also known by its nickname "Little Edo," is one of Saitama Prefecture's most famous sightseeing spots.
5 Tokyo Foodie Favorites
Tokyo is stuffed to the brim with delicious food, presenting visitors with an smorgasbord of delicious flavors you have to try!
Dive into Japan 10 Minutes from Narita Airport
Just 10 minutes by train from Narita Airport, the area around Naritasan Shinshoji Temple presents a quaint townscape with a number a great eating locations.
6 Awesome Things to See & Do in Chichibu
Chichibu is located in western Saitama, just 90 minutes from central Tokyo. A popular tourist destination full of temples and shrines, it's known as a spot for delicious food and sightseeing.
Netizen Poll: An Ideal Couples' Christmas
With Christmas a time for romance in Japan, what do Japanese netizens put at the top of the list for seasonal activities?
3 Fun Christmas Deco-Zushi!
While they may not take the place of your turkey, these three adorable decorative sushi designs will make cheerful additions to your seasonal feasts!
Free Niseko App Will Keep You in the Snow
Want to navigate Niseko with ease? The Niseko App has been updated for the 2015/16 season, free to download on both iPhone and Android.
The 6 Most Beautiful Villages in Japan
While travelers tend to be drawn to Japan's major cities, there's much to be savored in its quiet countryside, where a different, deeper kind of beauty awaits.
This Restaurant Got a Star in 2 Months
A step-by-step walk through a ten-course meal at Tirpse, a one-star Tokyo French restaurant with real "esprit!"
Smartphone Samurai Get Picked Off by Ninja
NTT Docomo's smartphone safety video warns that texting while walking may make you vulnerable to ambush.
9 Ginza Spots for a Cheap Lunch—Michelin, Too!
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch at any of these nine Ginza restaurants.
Michelin 2016: Kyoto, Nara, Kobe & Osaka
All About's Kansai gourmet guide analyzes Michelin's 2016 guides to the best restaurants in Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Osaka.
10 Michelin-Starred Lunch Spots in Kansai
At lunch time, hot Michelin restaurants can be within the reach of even a more modest budget!
5 Delectable Kansai 'Bib Gourmand' Restaurants
"Bib Gourmand" refers to the Michelin Guide's listing of casual restaurants offering reasonably priced, great-tasting food. Here we've selected five great Bib Gourmand-recommended restaurants from the 2016 area guides.
The distinctive thing about Denko Sekka's Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki is the egg.
A Legendary Kamakura Eel Shop
Open since 1929, Kamakura's seaside Tsuruya eel shop is one of the Tokyo area's finest and most renowned.