All About Japan

East Meets West in Wedding Dress Form

Japanese brides are taking control of their Western-style weddings with a uniquely Japanese flair. Find out how fashion-forward brides are swapping out kimono for dresses without losing cultural significance.

10 Japanese Beauty Brands You Should Know

Japanese people are renowned for their apparently ageless beauty. While you may know a number of big-name brands in Japan, you might want to take a closer look at a number of options making use of exciting natural ingredients!

10 Hot Japanese Makeup Tips

If you're looking to explore Japan's bevy of beauty and makeup products, but are unsure of how to start channeling your favorite idol or model, look no further!

Matcha or Sencha? A Green Tea Primer

Explore the different kinds of green tea in Japan. Discover the differences between sencha, matcha, hojicha and more!

The Best Station Bento Boxed Lunches of 2016

Whether you're in a restaurant or on a train, many people would agree: Japanese food is incredibly delicious! If you’re riding the rails in Japan, here’s how you should be stuffing your face.

Supplements from Japan to Support Healthy Life

These eight supplements from Japan aim to help maintain health and nutritional balance. Find the one that's right for you!

4 Stylish, Eco-Friendly Accessories from Japan

Recycled jewelry might not sound luxurious, but you can dress up your wardrobe and do your part to conserve valuable natural resources with these fabulous accessories from Japan!

Spoon & Tamago’s Most Popular Products of 2016

Spoon & Tamago brings you all the hot concepts and innovations from around Japan, and some of them you can even own!

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.

Slip Your Feet into Some Snorlax Slippers

If you’re a Pokémon fan who plans on getting out of bed sometime today, you’ll want these Snorlax slippers.

Get a Guitar from a Ferrari Designer

Looking for a new guitar? How about one produced via the same techniques used to build Japanese temples, designed by a Ferrari designer?

Create a Yummy Mount Fuji Rice Ball

The art of paper folding meets rice balls to create these delicious origami onigiri masterpieces.

A Japanese Home is a (Small) Sanctuary

A home in Japan is a comfortable place that will likely only be seen by a small, select group of people—and probably too cramped to host more than a handful of guests at a time! But this lies at the heart of the 'uchi' vs. 'soto' concept in Japan.

Elements of Nature Encapsulated in Resin

Bring nature into your home in a clear and decorative way with stylish Sola Cubes.

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.

Get Active & Get on the (Japanese) Beach!

In addition to Japanese cuisine culture, the nation's active lifestyle is credited with contributing to its famed longevity. So how do Japanese people stay active?

6 Cool Presents for Tech & Gearheads

Get your hands on a waterproof camera for underwater adventures—or an eco-friendly gadget that can improve your car's engine performance!

A New Form of Polygonal Art

Driftwood, stems and branches. They’re all around us but so easily overlooked. However, designer Norihiko Terayama’s latest series of sculptures offers different way of seeing these otherwise ordinary objects of nature.

5 Innovative Food Prep & Storage Solutions

Everyone wants to save time in the kitchen and spend more time with family and friends. These five gadgets will allow you to organize your kitchen and prepare your dishes with convenience and ease.

4 Ways to Japanify Your Kids' Lives

It's never too early to get your kids excited about Japan! Toys, pillows, classic Japanese elementary school backpacks—and how about a rush nap mat that's nice and cool in the summer!

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