All About Japan

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Sakura Jellies

These dewdrop jellies are not only beautiful, but contain edible cherry blossoms as well.

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!

100 Best Drinks from Japan: #3 Sakura Tea

Sakura tea is a popular drink for celebrations such as weddings or other special occasions.

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!

Try Making These Tantalizing Green Tea Treats

If having a sweet tooth is your bitter truth, we've got five amazing matcha recipes that are sure to satisfy you with a green tea tang!

Super Cheesy Burger Isn't Stretching the Truth

Lotteria's newest burger is literally stretching the limits of a normal cheeseburger!

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!

10 Picture-Perfect Views in Kanazawa, Japan

Since the 2015 opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line, the Hokuriku area of Japan has been getting much more attention from tourists. Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is especially popular with its abundant nature and rustic environment.

Munch on Tiny Pancakes-on-a-Stick

The newest craze of skewered food in Japan is not a type of meat, but a dessert!

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.

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!

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?

East Meets West at Kyoto's Ran Hotei Teahouse

Discover green tea chocolate cheesecake at this Kyoto teahouse run by a Canadian!

All About Japanese Longevity

What's the secret to longevity in Japan? We take a look at some statistics to get to the bottom of this mystery.

Sip on Some Tea from Totoro's Forest

Now you can enjoy the flavors of some well-known characters from Studio Ghibli.

Get Fresh at Tokyo's Lesser-Known Fish Market

It may not be as famous as Tsukiji, but Adachi Market is actually the only seafood-exclusive wholesale market in Tokyo. If you're looking for quality sushi without the long queues, we've got the new spot for you!

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.

These Cocktails Are a Bright Idea

Feeling in the mood for some crafty cocktails? This bar set to open in Tokyo is your best chance to try some one-of-a-kind cocktails.

Full List—Japan's Intangible Cultural Heritage

Beyond its 20 spectacular World Cultural Heritage Sites, Japan has 21 traditions recognized by UNESCO as elements of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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!

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