All About Japan

Catherine Thor

Catherine Thor

All About Catherine Thor
I am a writer based in Tokyo and passionate about sharing the awesomeness of Japan with the rest of the world!
The Shrine with the Best View of Mount Fuji

The Shrine with the Best View of Mount Fuji

Chureito Pagoda in Yamanashi Prefecture offers what is possibly the single most definitive view of Mount Fuji in Japan.

3 Ridiculously Cute Animal Destinations

3 Ridiculously Cute Animal Destinations

Check out these three adorable destinations just for animal lovers!

Get 5 Traditional Japanese Ingredients in NYC

Get 5 Traditional Japanese Ingredients in NYC

You don't have to fly to Japan to create authentic Japanese meals!

The Wonder 500™ Takes New York City

The Wonder 500™ Takes New York City

A truly 'wondrous' exhibition in the Big Apple!

Japan’s Top Cold & Flu Medicine

Japan’s Top Cold & Flu Medicine

Never miss a day of work with these in your medicine cabinet!

The Best of Japanese Drugstore Beauty

The Best of Japanese Drugstore Beauty

These girls will guide you through the best of Japanese drugstore products!

The Best of the Best Skincare Products

The Best of the Best Skincare Products

Based off of over 250,000 user reviews!

The Best of the Best Makeup

The Best of the Best Makeup

Based off of over 12 million reviews!

4 Japanese Temples & Shrines in Hawaii

4 Japanese Temples & Shrines in Hawaii

Hawaii is home to some stunning Japanese temples and shrines!

5 Stunning Temple & Shrine Videos

5 Stunning Temple & Shrine Videos

These five videos will instantly transport you to some of the most vivid temples and shrines in Japan!

3 Awesome Ozoni Recipes

3 Awesome Ozoni Recipes

This special soup is usually only eaten one day of the year!

5 Places to Catch the First Sunrise in Choshi

5 Places to Catch the First Sunrise in Choshi

This eastern Chiba town is the first to see the sunrise in the land of the rising sun.

The City of Photo Props

The City of Photo Props

This Chiba town is proud of its long history—and its face cutout photo prop opportunities!

Chiba's 3 Craziest Trains

Chiba's 3 Craziest Trains

Check out the three craziest (and coolest!) trains in Chiba.

Tokyo's Top Christmas Markets

Tokyo's Top Christmas Markets

Grab a glass of hot wine and find some unique gifts—and unforgettable experiences—at Tokyo's top Christmas markets!

Learn to Make Sushi With the Help of a Dog!

Learn to Make Sushi With the Help of a Dog!

Check out our selection of Cooking With Dog's top five sushi videos!

BBQ Bacon Sushi!?

BBQ Bacon Sushi!?

This fusion BBQ bacon sushi recipe looks deliciously heart-attack inducing!

Japan's Great Toilet Paper Messages

Japan's Great Toilet Paper Messages

Paperless society? Not quite! Japan conscripts toilet paper as the latest facet of print media.

How to Install a Washlet: Star Wars Edition?

How to Install a Washlet: Star Wars Edition?

Toto's detailed (English!) Washlet installation video shows the galaxy how easy it can be to install a Washlet in your home star system.

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