An 8-Day Journey Through the 'Rising Dragon'
Travel through the 'Rising Dragon' region of Japan, where you'll find ancient shrines, exquisite gold leaf, top-ranked gardens, incredible festivals, panoramic mountain views, plus markets, museums, kabuki and more!
Eat in the World of Final Fantasy XV
The makers of Final Fantasy are now also the makers of awesome burgers and cake at this Akihabara restaurant and gift shop.
Fifth Blue Bottle Location Opens in Nakameguro
Blue Bottle Coffee has been a huge hit since it came to Japan from California in 2015, and the chain is rapidly spreading across Tokyo, opening yet another trendy branch.
Explore Kyushu on a Sightseeing Train
There are many sightseeing trains in Kyushu, with a wide variety of entertaining events going on in the trains and around the stations. We'll show you how to have much more fun than just looking out the window!
Shoryudo — Rising Dragon of Japan
Have you ever made soy sauce by hand? Neither had Rachel! Follow her journey through the 'Rising Dragon' of Japan, a route that travels through Shizuoka, Aichi, Ishikawa, Gifu and Nagano Prefectures.
Get the Lowdown on Sakura-Themed Treats!
As cherry blossoms overwhelm Japan, all the big players step up with 'sakura'-flavored snacks and drinks. Check out this year's offerings from Starbucks, McDonald's, Max Brenner, Hotel Conrad and more!
17 Awesome Things to Do for Halloween 2016
In a city famed for cosplay and seasonal celebrations, you just know Halloween is going to be epic! And we've got 17 great things lined up for you!
East Meets West at Kyoto's Ran Hotei Teahouse
Discover green tea chocolate cheesecake at this Kyoto teahouse run by a Canadian!
Enter an Amazing Café Hidden Underground
This café is so underground you'll need a passcode to enter.
A Relaxing Weekend Retreat in Yugawara
Put your wallet away and pay using only your finger in Yugawara!
Sorry Gents! Galentine's Day Is for the Girls
Seems like some Japanese girls out there prefer to enjoy yummy chocolates on Valentine's Day with female friends!
Time to Add a Notch on Your Belt
For only ¥1,000 you can gorge on 20 different types of cookies, including seasonal flavored ones at this all-you-can-eat cookie café!
Delight Your Taste Buds with a Kabuki Drink
This Tully’s Coffee shop located in the Kabukiza Theater serves a menu item with a kabuki twist!
New Gudetama Café Opens in Tokyo!
Sanrio made the egg a star, then this café made his butt a marshmallow.
Pineapple Pen Café Set to Open in Tokyo
From the bright exterior to the unusual themed menu, the world’s first official PPAP café has a number of flash trimmings that fans will love, but you'd better hurry since it's only open for a limited time!
Fight the Lines to Kirby Café Tokyo 2016!
This adorable, limited-time café at Tokyo Skytree is so full of Kirby-ness, it just might burst!
5 Top Desserts to End the Date on a Sweet Note
On a date, a good dessert after a meal is as sweet as a memorable goodnight kiss. Hop to a stop on our list before calling it a night, as sweet memories are made of these!
Absorb Energy from Dragon Ball Lattes
To celebrate 30 years of 'Dragon Ball' three themed cafés will be rolling out in Tokyo and Osaka.
2nd Luxurious Cat Café Branch Open in Harajuku
Order up some drinks and cuddle with some feline friends at this ultra-fancy cat café, the second one to open in Harajuku.
Top 5 Tea Places for Ladies Who Just Lunched
Yes, girls just wanna have fun! And for some, this means a long chat over tea in a calming environment that grants breathing space. While big name tea franchises abound in Japan, here are Tokyo and Yokohama's best kept secrets.