Snack on Geisha-Shaped Sweets in Kyoto
While coming across an actual geisha or 'maiko' apprentice is pretty rare in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, you can meet and eat a geisha-shaped sweet.
Top 5 Kansai Souvenirs for a Sweet Tooth
Find the sweetest confectionery souvenir options right in the heart of western Japan.
These Sakura Sweets Taste as Good as They Look
Cherry blossoms are a feast for the eyes, but did you know that cherry blossoms are actually edible? Let your cooking skills blossom with these four fun recipes!
Satisfy Your Sailor Moon Fix with These Cakes
All five Inner Senshi are represented in an out-of-this-world tie-up with magical girl franchise 'Sailor Moon.'
Get Your Hands on Cute Cat-Shaped Bread Slices
This kitty-shaped bread is the greatest baked good to hit the shelves since sliced bread!
Top 5 Things to Take Home from Hokkaido
Home to well-fed and well-cared-for cattle (for meat and dairy) and abundant seafood, Hokkaido may just well be Japan's 'land of milk and honey!'
Best Seasonal 'Wagashi' Throughout the Year
Seasonality is a key to Japanese culture. Each season brings exciting and different things to do, see and, of course, eat! Here are our favorite traditional Japanese sweets, or 'wagashi,' for each each season.
Don't Leave Hokkaido Without These 5 Souvenirs
Hokkaido is an island blessed with nature that lends itself to the creation of many great natural products. It also provides excellent ingredients for popular souvenirs. If you're looking for inspiration, here's your souvenir shopping list.
The 5 Best Ways to Eat Chocolate in Japan
Belgium and Switzerland aren't the only places to get amazing chocolate.
A Dose of Hokkaido for Every 'Lover'
Love is a many-splendored thing! Whether you're a chocolate-lover, a history-lover, a beer-lover or just a plain ol' romantic lover, there's something waiting for you in Hokkaido!
These 4 Traditional Sweets Will Take You Back
A quick and easy guide to 'wagashi,' or traditional Japanese sweets.
2 Doritos Flavors Found Only on 2 Islands
For a limited time, test your tastebuds with wasabi or takoyaki sauce Doritos, available only in Taiwan and Okinawa.
7 Standout Sweets from 6 Prefectures
Because every prefecture has a specialty, keep this 'sweet' list of seven snacks in mind on your next trip across Japan. They're too good not to try!
East Meets West With These Sweet Eats
Get to know the wonderful world of Western sweets in Japan.
5 Favorite Japanese Sweets Among Otaku
Take a look at our list of five sweets for otaku before your next anime binge or late-night gaming session!
10 Very Unique, Very Japanese Kit Kat Flavors
Japan is well known for its crazy Kit Kat flavors, but which are the most 'Japanese' ones?
Sip on Some Tea from Totoro's Forest
Now you can enjoy the flavors of some well-known characters from Studio Ghibli.
Cool Down This Summer With a Hi-Chew Popsicle
The popular fruity candy Hi-Chew can now help keep you cool on a hot summer day with these ice cream bars.
Get Your Matcha Fix at This Hotel in Kyoto
Craving matcha? Head over to Kyoto Century Hotel for over 100 matcha-infused choices, including nearly 30 different matcha sweets and 50 kinds of ice cream!
Fab Five Cafés with Free Wi-Fi
Compared to other major cities around the world, it's not easy to find quality cafés with good food, drinks, atmosphere and free Wi-Fi in Tokyo. For the discerning customer with internet needs, these five hot spots are handpicked just for you!