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.
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?
Fall in Love with Kyoto's Unique Flavors
Make yourself fall in love with Kyoto not only by exploring the city, but by treating yourself in these stores full of Kyoto's unique flavors!
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.
Savor Delicious Food In New Chitose Airport
New Chitose Airport is not your average airport—it's one of Hokkaido's awesome attractions when it comes to unique restaurants and shops where you can savor a treasury of delicious food!
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!
A Michelin Chef's Twist on Japanese Sweets
Try traditional Japanese sweets by way of a Michelin-starred chef in New York!
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.
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!
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!
Lions & Tigers & Bears—on Cakes—Oh My!
Can you bear to bite down on these desserts?
Take Home a Piece of Niigata
Savor the prefecture’s finest produce long after your trip is over!
Go Retro in Jimbocho
Check out these old-school coffee shops, passed down for generations in Tokyo's Jimbocho.
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!
Flavors of Japan: 10 Unique Cafés in Kyoto!
Explore the culinary gems hidden away in Japan's former capital and try the unique cafés to experience a combination of traditional and modern flavors.
12 Best Places for Unique Souvenirs in Kyoto
Kyoto is one of the best places in Japan to buy authentic Japanese goods. Here's a handy list of some great Kyoto souvenirs and the best places to buy them!
10 of the Best Gift Shops in Kyoto
Kyoto is a great city to look for souvenirs, but personally, we think these 10 shops in Kyoto take the cake when it comes to bringing back a bit of Japan back home with you.
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.
Dragon Ball Raindrop Cake
You're not just seeing stars! These 'Dragon Ball' raindrop cakes are as easy to make as they are fun to eat.
Shunkado: 130 Years of Sweets
Shunkado's flagship confection, the Unagipie Pastry, has been known for over 50 years as the signature souvenir of Shizuoka Prefecture. Eel extract never tasted so good!