All About Japan

Permanent Pokémon Café to Open in Tokyo

Missed your chance to eat at the limited-time Pokémon restaurants? The new eatery will be ready for you whenever you come to town.

20 Absolutely Romantic Date Spots in Tokyo

No trip to Tokyo is complete without checking out these Tokyo dating spots.

Tokyo Restaurant Offers Diners a Uni-que Taste

A new restaurant aims to share their addiction to 'uni' (sea urchin) with Tokyo residents.

Fresh Seafood at the Shiogama Morning Market

Looking for seafood so fresh it might still be moving? Look no further than the Shiogama morning market in Miyagi Prefecture.

Suntory Hakushu Distillery

Nestled in the mountains of Yamanashi Prefecture, the Suntory Hakushu Distillery will walk you through every step of the whisky-making process—with ample tastings to follow!

Get a Fuji Omelet in Yamanashi

Sylvans restaurant features a terrace, a conservatory, a garden that's open to dogs, and a gift shop where you can buy Fujizakura Heights Beer, a German-style microbrew made right on the premises.

A Day Trip to Iwaki, Fukushima

Learn how to get around Fukushima's largest city in this helpful guide.

6 Stylish Cafés in Tokyo Perfect for Instagram

We're rounding up the most stylish cafés in Tokyo to snap an Instagram-worthy moment to post on your feed and impress your friends.

Hacks for Dealing With Dietary Needs in Japan

The food in Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido and most anywhere in Japan might cause you to forget about your dietary restrictions. However, for those of us who cannot forego our diets due to health or religious reasons, these are our tips to dining to Japan.

Minori: Local Food on the Edge of Fuji

Get local fare right from the edge of Mount Fuji—including dishes cooked on a hotplate made from real Fuji lava!

Starry Café Lights up Haneda

Looking to kill some time before your flight out of Tokyo's Haneda Airport? Head to Planetarium Starry Café on the fifth floor of the international terminal for a view of 40,000,000 stars while you wait!

How to Shop in Japan for Vegans

If you're a vegan, or have other dietary concerns, here are some 'kanji' (Chinese characters) to watch out for when shopping for food in Japan.

Starbucks Opening at Two Surprising Locations

The global coffeehouse chain has two stunning stores planned close to these world-famous tourist spots.

Behold: the Ultimate Wagyu Beef Bento!

With nearly 10 pounds of premium Japanese beef at a price of US$3,000, there’s no room for any vegetables here.

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.

Succulent Stew at Dai Min

Located in Hokuto City, Yamanashi, Dai Min (臺眠) offers succulent salmon and melt-in-your-mouth beef stew.

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.

Ryokan Kikori: Seasonal Cuisine to Die For

Found in Fuefuki City, Yamanashi, this traditional Japanese inn offers seasonal cuisine that's to die for, as well as offering a great base for activities around the Mount Fuji area.

Meet the Queen of Robot Entertainment

Behind the bright lights and massive robots at this popular tourist spot is a female president who’s been there from the very beginning.

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.

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