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The World’s Only Outdoor Ice Onsen

When Hokkaido's highest lake is covered in ice during winter, it features an igloo-style onsen.

Attack on Plum Wine

This brand of umeshu is made from AoT creator Hajime Isayama's family stock. Is there a secret inside?

100 Best Drinks from Japan: #2 Umeshu

Umeshu plum wine is one of the most popular of Japanese liqueurs. It's made from a base alcohol such as sake and Japanese plums, and has a very nice, sweet flavor.

100 Best Drinks from Japan: #1 Japanese Sake

Sake is probably the best known Japanese drink in the world.

Autumn Tipple: Sake & Pear Sangria

Make your own seasonal sake sangria with this simple fall recipe!

10 Cool Things to Do in Tokyo

From rabbit cafés to sumo tournaments and everything in between, these are the top recommendations from Veltra's adventurous staff to make the most of your trip to Japan's capital!

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