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10 Totally Instagram-Worthy Spots in Japan

Japan is a wonderfully photogenic country, perfect for photo fans and Instagrammers. Take envy-inducing shots at some of the country's finest spots!

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.

5 Great Things for Animal Fans to Do in Japan

Want to sit in a café with your favorite furball? Watch monkeys play in hot springs? Feed semi-tame deer? All you need to know is where to go and Japan has your answer!

12 Must-Try Foods in Nagoya

Nagoya has always been a popular food destination for people in the know, with some of the country’s best and most interesting culinary delights.

A Relaxing Weekend Retreat in Yugawara

Put your wallet away and pay using only your finger in Yugawara!

Tokyo's 5 Hoppiest Rabbit Cafés

Cat cafés, bird cafés, owl cafés... and now, rabbit cafés. Because, Tokyo.

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!

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!

5 Oldest Coffee Shops in Tokyo

Coffee culture in Japan did not necessarily have a good start, but these 5 shops somehow withstood the test of time.

Kirby Makes His Way onto Dishes

Although you might not gain any powers, after inhaling these Kirby inspired dishes, they'll certainly fuel you with energy!

5 Tokyo Cafés Featuring Famous Animals

If animals and furry friends make you say 'kawaii,' go ecstatic as you enjoy coffee and good food in these cafés inspired by the world's favorite animals.

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!

One-Day Trip to Asamushi Onsen

Asamushi Onsen, right outside Aomori City, is well known by Aomori locals and residents of the Tohoku region for its wide array of bathhouses, all conveniently located in one small town.

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.

Absorb Energy from Dragon Ball Lattes

To celebrate 30 years of 'Dragon Ball' three themed cafés will be rolling out in Tokyo and Osaka.

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!

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!

10 Must-Try Foods in Yokohama, Japan

Take a stroll in Yokohama and enjoy the excellent food, from traditional Japanese cuisine to gourmet international fare. It's sure to satisfy all your cravings!

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!

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