All About Japan

5 Oldest Coffee Shops in Tokyo

Coffee culture in Japan did not necessarily have a good start, but these 5 shops somehow withstood the test of time.

Why Hatch a Pokémon Egg When You Can Crack It

Forget chocolate and peanut butter—chocolate and Pokémon are the true ultimate combination.

Go Retro in Jimbocho

Check out these old-school coffee shops, passed down for generations in Tokyo's Jimbocho.

Better Know Your Old-School Senbei!

Founded in 1804, Matsuzaki Senbei has been offering classic rice crackers for over 200 years. But do you know the three key flavors from old Tokyo?

The Bar Just for Idol 'Wotaku'

If you're truly serious about your J-pop idol fandom, you have to head to Yokkorasho in Shinjuku.

7 Featured Snacks from the ¥100 Shop

¥100 shops are full of treasures, but some goods are special finds that you can sometimes only get from these discount shops.

8 Must-Try Foods in Fukuoka

Fukuoka provides the locals and tourists the best of many worlds in terms of scenic views, exciting activities and most importantly—food! Known as the gold mine of gourmet in Japan, visitors are spoiled for choice in the world of culinary treats.

A Michelin Chef's Twist on Japanese Sweets

Try traditional Japanese sweets by way of a Michelin-starred chef in New York!

Candy So Good It'll Bring Back the Dead

Try a piece of this candy that for 400 years has been tantalizing the tongues and scaring customers with its hair-raising history!

11 Record-Setting Sites in Japan

Venture out and discover these 11 spots that break records in Japan, from the tallest building to the deepest lake. Or how about the city that eats the most ice cream?!

Take Home a Piece of Niigata

Savor the prefecture’s finest produce long after your trip is over!

Explore Kyushu on a Sightseeing Train

There are many sightseeing trains in Kyushu, with a wide variety of entertaining events going on in the trains and around the stations. We'll show you how to have much more fun than just looking out the window!

10 of Japan's Oldest Confection Shops

The sweet treats offered by these long-lived establishments have more than withstood the tests of time. Each shop is at least 350 years old!

Time to Add a Notch on Your Belt

For only ¥1,000 you can gorge on 20 different types of cookies, including seasonal flavored ones at this all-you-can-eat cookie café!

Finally! 'Mochi' That's Quick & Easy to Make!

With this cool set and a short list of ingredients, you’re never more than a couple of minutes away from enjoying some traditional Japanese desserts.

A Guide to Okinawa's Best Foods

Wondering what to eat in Okinawa? These are the Top 10 foods in Okinawa that you've simply got to try!

A Guide to 12 of the Best Foods in Nagasaki

Nagasaki's food culture is a result of its historical connections with China and Europe. While heavily influenced by European and Chinese tastes, Nagasaki dishes have a flavor all their own!

5 Tokyo Cafés Featuring Famous Animals

If animals and furry friends make you say 'kawaii,' go ecstatic as you enjoy coffee and good food in these cafés inspired by the world's favorite animals.

Top 5 Osaka Izakaya

Want a local watering hole in Osaka? As there are so many choices, each of them famous for something different, it can be difficult to narrow them down. We've done the hard work for you—here are our top picks!

10 Must-Try Foods in Hiroshima!

Hiroshima is a great area for foodies to explore! Check out 10 of the prefecture's great culinary pleasures.

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