A Super Cheap Akihabara Tour
Super Cheap Japan has put together an incredible cheapo tour of Akihabara—or 'Akiba,' as they call it here. Follow the recommended route to find all the arcades, maid cafes, manga and anime stores, electronic stores and used good stores that you need!
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!
Starbucks Opts for Tradition in Kyoto
Century-old teahouse starts new life with tatami floors and 'zabuton' cushions for customers at this American café chain.
Coffee Connoisseurs Have a New Home in Tokyo
The Ebisu-based coffee chain Sarutahiko Coffee has opened a flagship store in Chofu, and it's quite impressive!
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.
The Wait is Over—Sailor Moon Café is Back!
Munch on a Luna and Artemis burger, or sip on the Forbidden…Smoothie of Haruka and Michiru. No matter what dish you order, it's sure to please your inner Sailor Senshi.
'My Little Pony' Café Coming to Tokyo
Snack on desserts that are inspired by your favorite 'My Little Pony' character and stock up on some merch as well!
East Meets West at Kyoto's Ran Hotei Teahouse
Discover green tea chocolate cheesecake at this Kyoto teahouse run by a Canadian!
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!
5 Ways to Recover From Your Shibuya Hangover
Shibuya is not only famous for Hachiko and the world's busiest pedestrian crossing, it also happens to be one of Tokyo's most popular drinking spots. Luckily when in Shibuya, there are ways to treat or prevent a hangover! Here are our top 5 solutions.
5 Weird & Wonderful Tokyo Cafés
Go fishing, do some handicrafts or just enjoy a nice cuppa with hedgehogs at these delightfully odd cafés.
Good Breakfasts After a Bad Hangover in Tokyo
After a night of intoxication, the best way to start your day is by having a really good breakfast. This list of good and filling breakfasts may even end up being a reason to wake up early beyond the need of nursing a hangover.
A Powerful Message of Peace From a Café
Nagasaki Starbucks marks the anniversary of World War II's end with a powerful message of peace on its chalkboard.
Satisfy Your Sailor Moon Fix with These Cakes
All five Inner Senshi are represented in an out-of-this-world tie-up with magical girl franchise 'Sailor Moon.'
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!
Fab Five Cafés with Free Wi-Fi
Compared to other major cities around the world, it's not easy to find quality cafés with good food, drinks, atmosphere and free Wi-Fi in Tokyo. For the discerning customer with internet needs, these five hot spots are handpicked just for you!
Harajuku Girls' Top 10 Themed Cafés
Follow the cool crowd and head to these little-known cafés for unusual themed experiences you won’t ever forget.
Luxurious Cat Café Opens Its Doors in Nagoya
Cat café chain Mocha brings ample ambiance to a new city with the opening of its newest location.
Pay to Stay at a Real Japanese Juvenile Prison
Spend the night in a former 700-person prison in Nara. Of course there will be extra added amenities like a café and bar!
Top 30 Spots Across Japan Ranked by Tourists
Travel website TripAdvisor has just listed this year's hot spots in Japan as selected by overseas visitors and we can't wait to see what's at number one!