All About Japan

Get Your Paws On Some Kitty Cakes!

These cute kitty cakes not only feature different cat breeds, but each delectable treat has its own unique flavor!

The Perfect Beer for Shinkansen Fans

Have you been on all the bullet trains featured on these 15 beer cans?

A Piece of Melon Heaven in a Starbucks Cup

With chucks of cantaloupe swirled into panna cotta cream and melon sauce, this Frappuccino is sure to dazzle the taste buds.

Back with a Chocolatey Vengeance

Starbucks' newest (re)addition to its Frappuccino lineup blends two delicious sweets into one smooth and refreshing drink.

4 Cool & Classic Souvenirs from Japan

‘Cool Japan’ is a government-sponsored campaign to promote Japan internationally through local products. And we've got our own ideas for some 'cool' and classic souvenirs!

A 13-Point Guide to Japanese Alcohol

Walk through 13 of the most fundamental types of alcohol in Japan. You know what's at the top of the list—but do you know the other 12?

10 Rare Japanese Sweets & Drinks

Ready for a new adventure? Try your hand at seeking out these 10 rare sweets and drinks in Japan!

Taking Doughnuts to Cool New Heights

Krispy Kreme Japan’s new Cool Krispy Sandwich will tease your taste buds with three tasty treats, all in one dessert!

A New Kind of Kitty Café Opened in Shanghai

If you're heading to Shanghai, and are a big Hello Kitty fan, you definitely won't want to miss this café!

100 Japanese Foods to Try

Find out which 100 recommended Japanese foods you should try at least once!

Japanese Alcohol: From Hokkaido to Okinawa

There are more than 1,800 sake breweries and shochu distilleries in Japan. Highlighting Japan has profiled nine leading representatives from Hokkado to Okinawa.

5 Must-Buy Omiyage at Tokyo Haneda Airport

If you can’t decide what to buy for your friends and family, or if you forget to visit gift shops during your travels, Haneda Airport is here to save the day on your way out the door!

5 Must-Buy Omiyage from Osaka

Visiting Osaka? Then check out these five souvenirs to bring back!

The Motherload of Unique Kit Kat Flavors

Find tons of Kit Kat flavors that you can buy only in Japan at this store that's just a short drive from Narita International Airport.

47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!

Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!

Cantaloupe, Cheese & Chocolate—Oh My!

This new Kit Kat flavor certainly sounds fascinating, but you can only buy it at strictly limited locations!

5 Japanese Potato Chips You Have to Try!

While these potato chips dominate the domestic market, outside Japan these tasty snacks remain relatively unknown... until now!

Castles, Gardens & Peach Boys—Oh My!

From Okayama Castle's rare black walls to the charms of Okayama Korakuen Garden, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, there's plenty to see and do in Okayama.

A Historical Walk Through Japanese Tea

Take a stroll through Kyoto’s Yamashiro region, the historical nexus of Japanese tea production, with a history dating back some 800 years.

3 Classic Souvenirs from Toyama

When shopping for souvenirs on your first tour of Toyama, you may not be able to make a quick decision about which to select. Here are three representative Toyama souvenirs that can help you make your choice!

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