5 Amazing Things to Experience in Ise
Canadian 'rakugo' storyteller Katsura Sunshine tries out some of the amazing things you can do only in the Ise area—including some that happen just once every 20 years! Check the list to make sure you don't miss out!
3-D Printing Café in Gifu
Try your hand at 3-D scanning and 3-D printing in a café that celebrates Gifu's woodworking traditions.
Sssssip With Care At These 4 Reptile Cafés!
In a country where sipping tea with cats and boozing it up with penguins aren’t (so) out of the ordinary, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that coffee with reptiles is also now an option.
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.
Let the Beef Come to You
This restaurant in Mie Prefecture is serving cuts of premium Matsusaka beef in a rather roundabout way.
A National Who’s Whooo of Owl Cafés
Who wouldn’t want to snuggle up and nestle down in an owl café? We’ve lined up eight adorable and outstanding branches where you can unruffle in peace.
Japan's 9 Big Burger Chains
Sure, traditional Japanese food is world-famously delicious. But when that burger craving hits you, it simply can't be ignored!
Dining Out in Hiroshima
When eating out in Hiroshima, the first choice has to be Hiroshima-style 'okonomiyaki.'
4 Purrfect Kansai Cat Cafés
Tired of running around, trying to see all the beautiful temples and castles in the Kansai area? Recharge your batteries at a cozy cat café!
Top 10 Japanese Hotel Breakfasts of 2016
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and these hotels rated by Japanese tourists on TripAdvisor know how to do it right!
Treat Yourself to Some Sailor Moon Munchies
A slice of moon magic heaven awaits you at this new Sailor Moon café, but you'd better hurry since it's only open for a limited time!
Top 3 Burgers in the Osaka Area
Have a hankering for a great burger, but don't know where to start? Check out our top picks found exclusively in the Osaka area!
2 Awesome Owl Cafés in Osaka
Meet lots of different types of owls up close at Osaka's two owl cafés, where you can take pictures and pet these adorable creatures!
Udon in Takamatsu
Takamatsu is known as the 'Udon Kingdom,' and you'll find some of Japan's tastiest noodle shops in this Kagawa city.
Kokedama Ice Cream—Japan’s Next Big Dessert
Believe it or not, this delicious-looking dessert was inspired by moss balls!
Check Out this Cute Hello Kitty Café in Himeji
Who would have known Hello Kitty would be nestled so nicely in this cute café, ready to greet you on your way to Himeji Castle!
The Many Faces of the Sasebo Burger
While the U.S. may be known as home of the hamburger, the legendary Sasebo Burger was born in Japan—and there are as many variations as there are shops that sell it!
6 Foods You Must Try in Ise-Shima
Taking a trip to Mie Prefecture and Ise Grand Shrine? Don’t forget to bring your camera—and your appetite, too!
4 Best Burgers in Hyogo
Hyogo boasts Kobe Beef as one of its main draws, but did you ever stop to try some of their tasty burgers?
5 of Japan's Weirdest Burgers
The culture of 'kawaii' may well have influenced both burger chains and hole-in-the-wall cafés to come up with burgers that are not only tasty, but also Instagram-worthy.