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!
The Next Stage of Japan's Beloved Pancake
If you're a big fan of Japanese grilled dishes, you won't want to miss this 'teppanyaki' restaurant in Osaka that flips traditional 'okonomiyaki' on its head.
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.
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.
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!
Dining Out in Hiroshima
When eating out in Hiroshima, the first choice has to be Hiroshima-style 'okonomiyaki.'
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!
Check Out the Real Kiki's Bakery!
Whether you've seen the Ghibli film 'Kiki's Delivery Service' or not, you won't want to miss this bakery in Oita Prefecture!
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.
2 Mouth-Watering English-Speaking Restaurants
Can't order in Japanese? No worries! Here are two restaurants in two of Japan's leading cities that have you covered!
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!
Fishing-Culture Inspired Restaurant
Take a sneak peak inside the designs of Itoman Gyomin Shokudo, a restaurant in Okinawa inspired by local fishing culture.
Let the Beef Come to You
This restaurant in Mie Prefecture is serving cuts of premium Matsusaka beef in a rather roundabout way.
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!
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.
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!
Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate
A new Cardcaptor Sakura café gives fans a taste of dishes that overflow with Clow and Sakura power!
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.
Amazing Anime Pancake Art!
This Italian restaurant in Kanagawa has perfected the art of pancake anime.
Kokedama Ice Cream—Japan’s Next Big Dessert
Believe it or not, this delicious-looking dessert was inspired by moss balls!