6 Geothermal Days in the 'Land of Fire'
Spend a day hugging the edge of one of the world's largest calderas, meander through eight boiling 'hells,' let yourself get buried in steaming hot sand, and even visit Hello Kitty—there's an incredible array of things to be done in Kyushu!
33 Survival Kanji for Japan First-Timers
Coming to Japan, but don't know any kanji—or what kanji even means? Take a deep breath, relax and we'll get you started along the way!
Absorb Energy from Dragon Ball Lattes
To celebrate 30 years of 'Dragon Ball' three themed cafés will be rolling out in Tokyo and Osaka.
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!
Diving Deep into the Nightlife of Hachinohe
Join our writer Nick as he goes headfirst into the vibrant nightlife of Hachinohe with the help of the travel app YORIP.
Eating Their Way Through Hakone
The team at Texan in Tokyo took a trip to Hakone and they brought their appetites.
Moss Garden Café Has Us Enchanted
With amazing outdoor eating spaces set on moss-covered grounds in the middle of the woods, this is a secret haven for lovers of nature and Studio Ghibli.
An 8-Day Journey Through the 'Rising Dragon'
Travel through the 'Rising Dragon' region of Japan, where you'll find ancient shrines, exquisite gold leaf, top-ranked gardens, incredible festivals, panoramic mountain views, plus markets, museums, kabuki and more!
3 Must-Visit Bakeries in Kanazawa
Kanazawa bread shops are baking up the goods for residents and travelers alike, and we have the Top 3 bakeries you need to check out on your next trip.
All-You-Can-Eat Tacos For About US$10
For your next Taco Tuesday, stuff yourself with as many tacos as your stomach can handle at this restaurant in Shibuya.
Eating My Way Through Sendai
Come on a journey to the northeastern region of Japan's largest island as I enjoy the delicious foods and snacks of Sendai.
20 Great Ramens from the Land of Tonkotsu
Kyushu is famous in Japan as the birthplace of tonkotsu ramen—so it would be a waste to visit the region without trying some of its signature noodles!
Dine Like a Beast (or a Beauty)
Beauty & the Beast Café & Restaurant invites you to be their guest!
Enter an Amazing Café Hidden Underground
This café is so underground you'll need a passcode to enter.
One-Day Trip to Asamushi Onsen
Asamushi Onsen, right outside Aomori City, is well known by Aomori locals and residents of the Tohoku region for its wide array of bathhouses, all conveniently located in one small town.
Dean & DeLuca Bread, Ranked
Dean & DeLuca offers some great bread in Japan—but which buns are worth the funds, and which should stay at the back of the rack?
Taste the Bounty of Land & Sea in Hachinohe
The Tohoku region, just northeast of Tokyo, is well known for its tasty delights. So we sent our writer Nick over to Aomori for an in-depth look at the food culture of one of the prefecture's largest cities.
Top 12 Must-Visit Eateries in Hakodate
If you have a trip to Hokkaido on your itinerary, check out what we listed as our best eats around Hakodate!
Aoba Gyoza: Healthy Green Dumplings
Can you spot the healthy one?
A Relaxing Weekend Retreat in Yugawara
Put your wallet away and pay using only your finger in Yugawara!