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.
10 Can't-Miss Destinations in Nikko
Beyond its famous shrine and stunning waterfalls, you can find historic hotels, cedar-lined walks and period theme parks in this renowned summertime resort region.
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.
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.
7 Matcha Sweets to Die for in Kyoto!
Love matcha? Then you have to try these seven unique sweets from seven hot Kyoto shops!
8 Things Not to Miss in Okinawa
Known for its beautiful beaches, Okinawa is one of the most famous resort destinations in Japan. Here are eight things you don't want to miss while you're there!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Enjoying Kyoto’s Fantastic Japanese Cuisine
It’s no secret that Kyoto’s food scene is unique and delicious. Indulge yourself and enjoy Kyoto’s fantastic Japanese cuisine!
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.
15 Hot Soup Curry & Ramen Shops in Sapporo
While in Sapporo, be sure to make time for the city's best soup curry and ramen shops!
Top 5 Green Tea Parfaits in Kyoto
While the Kyoto area is known for its green tea, why not take it to the next level with a green tea parfait?
21 Sapporo Sweets Shops You Just Can't Miss
Though Sapporo is best known for its seafood, sushi and luxurious restaurants, you'll also have no problem finding mouth-watering sweets in this northern city!
Step into a Japanese Classroom at This Izakaya
With themed rooms and waiters who act as teachers and nurses, you’ll never want to leave elementary school again!
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.
No Need to Wait for These Noodles to Cool Down
At the Tempura Matsu restaurant you can slurp on noodles chilling in ice cubs, or bite into translucent crab rice.
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!
San Grams: A Third-Wave Green Tea Shop & Café
The third-wave green tea movement is taking root right in the heart of Japan’s green tea industry.