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!
33 Survival Kanji for Japan First-Timers
Coming to Japan, but don't know any kanji—or what kanji even means? Take a deep breath, relax and we'll get you started along the way!
Top 5 Must-Try Food Experiences in Kanazawa
Gold's not the only thing to buy and try in Kanazawa. Thanks to its proximity to the shoreline, the city's also famous for glorious, scrumptious food. Perhaps a crab feast is in order!
Tips for Using Chopsticks Properly
How much do you know about chopstick etiquette in Japan? Get a little more enjoyment out of your Japanese food with these tips from a Japanese foodie.
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!
All-You-Can-Eat Meat for Less Than 3 Bucks
It's the deal of a lifetime for meat lovers and it's only here for one day and one day only!
Different Types of Soba Around Japan
Do you know that there are places across Japan with local ways to enjoy soba? Let's go on a tour together to check out several delicious kinds of unique soba!
Are the Japanese Losing their Sense of Smell?
When we cover ourselves in scents, can we still appreciate the refined subtlety of Japanese cuisine?
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.
6 Off-the-Wall Pringles Flavors!
Move over matcha-flavored Kit Kat: there's a new snack that's modifying its original recipe to spice things up!
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.
Guide to (Non-Osechi) Japanese Holiday Dishes
Heard so much about New Year's 'osechi' cuisine that you’ve become an expert yourself? Read on to discover a whole world of other holiday cuisine in Japan!
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.
Things to Do on 5 Key Japanese Holidays
Japan has a worldwide reputation as a workaholic nation. But little do people know that Japan offers days off on holidays that don't exist anywhere else in the world. Here are some ideas for things to explore on those days!
6 Best Buy Natural Products from Japan Towns
If 'au naturel' is what you prefer, this list offers hot tips on cool things to buy from select Japanese towns. Take a break from the 'kawaii' cute goods and go for some of these natural specialties.
Eating My Way Through Sendai
Come on a journey to the northeastern region of Japan's largest island as I enjoy the delicious foods and snacks of Sendai.
Slurp on Some Matcha-Flavored Ramen
Ramen and green tea are two of the best things to make if you’ve got a pot of hot water; however, now you can have both at once!
Sakura Beer is Back!
You won't want to miss this bubbly brew that is infused with cherry blossom petals.
5 Outside-the-Box First Date Ideas
There's no better way to get to know your date than to dive into a first-time experience for both of you. Here are five outside-the-box ideas you can try in the Tokyo and Yokohama areas that are sure to give you insight into one another!
Super Cheesy Burger Isn't Stretching the Truth
Lotteria's newest burger is literally stretching the limits of a normal cheeseburger!