All About Japan

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.

All-You-Can-Eat Vegetable Bar for Only ¥500!

What better way to start your day than with freshly harvested, local vegetables from Japan’s ancient capital city?

Discover the Secrets of the Haunted Restaurant

Step in to this fantasy horror restaurant in Kyoto and enjoy all-you-can-eat and drink, including desserts, for a full two hours—if you dare!

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!

Top 12 Eats in Kanazawa!

Kanazawa is one of the best foodie places in Japan! After all, where else can you get giant crabs and a golden ice cream cone?

Nagasaki Champon — A Different Kind of Ramen

Dating back to the Meji Period (1868-1912), Nagasaki 'champon' ramen is a special twist on ramen that has now spread all throughout Japan!

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!

10 Must-Try Foods in Yokohama, Japan

Take a stroll in Yokohama and enjoy the excellent food, from traditional Japanese cuisine to gourmet international fare. It's sure to satisfy all your cravings!

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!

Top 20 Street Foods of Osaka

Osaka is one of the most famous cities for food in Japan. Here's our guide to Osaka's must-eat street food!

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.

5 Famous Izakaya Chains

Izakaya (Japanese-style pubs) are deeply entrenched in Japanese culture. Great for meeting friends, after-work drinks and client socializing, here are five of the major chains you can find across the country.

Eat Naruto's Top Ramen at the Real Ichiraku!

Whether you’re a Naruto fan or a ramen fan, Ichiraku Ramen in Fukuoka offers the best of both worlds!

12 of the Best Dishes in Shikoku!

Savor the freshest ingredients and culinary highlights from Shikoku, featuring the best from all of its four prefectures.

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!

12 Must-Try Foods in Nagoya

Nagoya has always been a popular food destination for people in the know, with some of the country’s best and most interesting culinary delights.

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.

The Freshest Seafood in Hakodate, Hokkaido

Hakodate is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hokkaido, and it's famous for fresh and delicious seafood. The seafood served in Hakodate is mostly caught locally, allowing you to enjoy the best of each season.

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!

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