All About Japan

Love Ramen? Slurp on a Ramen-Flavored Cocktail

True ramen lovers can even make this cocktail at home with their favorite type of this beloved Japanese soul food.

Starbucks Releases 2019 Cherry Blossom Merch

'Tis almost the season, which means it's time for Starbucks Japan to release another round of cherry blossom merchandise!

9 Craft Beers Perfect for Spring

Is there anything better than beer, sunshine and friends? A nice CRAFT beer, sunshine and friends! These nine beers are perfect for spring (or any season!), and are sure to take your hanami or picnics to the next level!

Nestlé's New Twist on the Tokyo Banana Kit Kat

This new special Kit Kat comes with a premium, professional pastry ingredient: crushed crepes!

Starbucks Japan's First Sakura Drink of 2019

Starbucks Japan is always looking for ways to help people drink in the sakura during hanami season—literally! Here's the first sakura-themed drink of 2019!

Ring in the Year of the Boar with Krispy Kreme

Glitzy red and gold decor, plus boar and snowman shapes. These donuts will start your year off sweet!

Celebrate 2019 Cherry Blossom Season with Coke

Coca-Cola Japan unveiled new sakura-themed bottles for cherry blossom season in 2019.

Taste Tradition with New Sweet Sake Pocky

Pocky's latest special, regional-exclusive release uses ingredients from the only sake brewery in the 23 wards of Tokyo!

10 Wine Tasting Spots in Yamanashi

Just a train ride away from central Tokyo, Yamanashi Prefecture's Katsunuma region is home to over 30 wineries, perfect for a day trip from Japan's capital.

Catch All 151 Original Pokémon at Tokyo Café!

Craving caffeine and LOVE Pokémon? As of November 16, 2018, you can enjoy awesome latte art of all 151 original Pokémon at Tokyo's Pokémon Café for a limited time!

Crack Open a Cold One with Totoro

This frosty brew from Echigo Beer in Niigata Prefecture gets its seal of approval (and label!) from the masterful animation legend, Hayao Miyazaki.

5 Hot Sake for Winter!

Japanese sake is the nation's favorite drink. As the chill of winter sets in, the temperature of the sake rises, which is the perfect way to stay warm!

Johnnie Walker Gets a Japan-Only Makeover

Johnnie Walker's premium Blue Label Scotch whisky is getting a Japan-only limited edition, with bottles so beautiful you might not want to open them.

Limited-Time Redesign for Classic Snack, Pocky

For a limited time, Pocky, one of Japan’s most popular and well-known snacks, has tweaked its packaging design to be sleek and minimal.

Häagen-Dazs' New Japanese Limited-Time Flavors

These delicious new flavors for the 'Decorations' series in Japan will only be available for a limited time!

Snow, Craft Beer and a Western Take on Winter

Australian native Daniel Bacon manages several successful businesses in Hakuba Village, Nagano Prefecture, and a founding partner of Hakuba Brewing Company, a craft beer brewery based in the same area. What does it take to attract international tourists?

Uji: An Awesome Day Trip from Kyoto

Home to some of the best green tea and one of the most recognizable temples in Japan, Uji is a destination that shouldn't be missed if you're exploring Kyoto and the rest of the Kansai area!

New Wave Japanese Tea Shops in Tokyo

Although tea has always been a big deal in Japan, recently there's been a boom of new ways to enjoy it. Here are some new, modern shops in Tokyo that specialize in Japanese Tea!

New Kit Kat Captures the Flavor of Tradition

If you love the Japanese raindrop water cake that’s been taking the world by storm, you’ll love this new Kit Kat flavor!

Harajuku: Tokyo's Holy Land of 'Kawaii'

Check out these 10 recommended stores and spots around Tokyo's famous Harajuku neighborhood, courtesy of Trip101.

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