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Get Your Paws on a Kitty Parfait

With its delicious ice cream parfaits in the shape of plump white felines, this Kyoto eatery gives a whole new meaning to 'cat café.'

Sip Japanese Green Tea in Bangkok

If you're in Bangkok and in need of an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, head over to Peace Oriental Teahouse, where you can relax while sipping on some Japanese tea.

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!

'Tokyo Ghoul' Seizes Joypolis

Escape game, projection mapping show and theme food planned for Odaiba amusement park.

6 Deadly All-You-Can-Eat Pâtisseries in Tokyo

Forget about calorie counting: We've brought you our top six all-you-can-eat pâtisseries in Tokyo!

My Little Pony Café (Briefly) Rides into Tokyo

If you’re in Harajuku and looking for your fellow Pegasisters or Bronies, you won’t want to miss this!

Japan's First Female-Only Otaku Café

Sorry fellas, but this manga café in the heart of Osaka is run by ladies, for ladies.

Anime Hunks Dominate 'Hana Yori Dango' Café

While the "Flower Four" snacks are a feature, the biggest treats for "Hana Yori Dango" fans are no doubt the life-sized art panels, where you can pose with the hunk of your choice.

Find Food Heaven in Hokkaido

Please, please eat something before watching this video about what to eat in Hokkaido. You've been warned.

Limited-to-Japan Starbucks Latte & Frappuccino

As the cherry blossoms begin to bloom, Starbucks has a special limited-time treat for its customers.

9 Tokyo Cafés that Love Kids!

High chairs, changing tables, play space and more: these cafés will welcome your kids with open arms!

Let them Eat Barbapapa Cake

Although you won't find any of the cotton candy that Barbapapa is named after, this café will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth!

Gudetama, You've Been Served

This lazy egg character has come to terms with his fate of being part of a delicious meal served on your plate.

Japan's 4 Scariest Themed Restaurants

While Halloween may be the perfect time to visit, these four frightening themed restaurants are ready to meet your horror needs all year around.

Chofu's GeGeGe no Kitaro Café

Kitaro Chaya—literally, Kitaro Café—is done up to look like a traditional Japanese home, the likes of which are often the setting for various Japanese ghost stories.

An Incredible Adieu to Kansai

Hien Tran walks us through a moving farewell to the Kansai area, from the classic temples and shrines to the little things like festivals, ice cream, cat cafés and farewell parties. Just try not to be moved!

5 Tokyo Foodie Favorites

Tokyo is stuffed to the brim with delicious food, presenting visitors with an smorgasbord of delicious flavors you have to try!

10 Unforgettable Old-School Cafés in Kyoto

Kyoto's hip coffee culture is nothing new. Check out these 10 cafés that are decades-old relics (or at least look like one), and are full of character.

At the 'Anti-loneliness' Moomin Bakery & Café

You don't get the stuffed toys right away, but you also don't have to be lonely to drop by.

The Café for Stuffed Toys

No toys will feel like misfits in this land where they'll get an omelette from a flounder, coffee from a monkey and even a bedtime story before getting tucked in for the night.

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