5 Fluffy Pancake Cafés in Osaka
If you're not near pancakes right now, avoid these mouth-watering images at all cost.
Japan's Accessible Toilets Second to None
These expansive spaces give you plenty of room to move, even in a wheelchair.
10 Things That Might Surprise You in Japan
To avoid getting culture shock, read up on these 10 quick travel tips before your first trip to the land of the rising sun.
10 Beautiful Onsen in Kyoto
Did you know that Kyoto’s actually a hot springs hotspot? We’ve put together a list of onsen you can drop into just for the day during your travels!
4 Soothing Onsen Day Trips from Tokyo
While these Kanagawa onsen and their surrounds are certainly worth an overnight stay, each can work equally as well as a day trip.
Onsen Trivia: Highest, Hottest & Healthiest
Oita has the most hot spring sources, but Hokkaido has the most spas—and the highest onsen is in Toyama.
Clean-Aired Cafés: 5 Super Smoke-Free Chains!
Smoke-free sipping may not be Japan-standard just yet, but now you can at least enjoy your coffee in clean air at a few more non-Starbucks chains almost anywhere in the country!
12 Incredible Onsen Getaways from Osaka
Choose from large spas, private family baths, mixed-gender onsen and more!
Hell Valley is Monkey Heaven
Deep in a snow-covered mountain valley nestled in the Japanese Alps, a natural hot spring bubbles out of the earth, enshrouded in curtains of thick steam.
The Complete Guide to Everything Kyoto
From green tea acai bowls to Zuki Matsuri, Amazing Kyoto is the cream of the crop when it comes to Kyoto guidebooks.
5 Things Every Gamer Needs to Do in Tokyo
When IGN offers up its best picks, it's time to listen.
Getting Started with Maid Cafés
Maid cafés have been around since the early 2000s, but if it’s your first time, you may want to know what’s in store before heading over.
A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan
The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.
The 3 Most Famous Hot Springs in Japan
Edo-Period philosopher Hayashi Razan identified the three best onsen in all of Japan.
Top 5 Budget Lodgings in the Tokyo Area
We've compiled a list of some affordable accommodations that you won’t be disappointed with!
How to Handle Your Tattoos in the Onsen
Many onsen ban tattoos, and even among Japanese young people, a little over 60 percent still don't favor allowing them in the bath. But there's no need to fear: We've compiled some solid tips on how to enjoy the water.
All About Ekiben
Much more than dull meals to fill up hungry travelers, the best ekiben provide a small window into the regional cuisine and culture of the place where they're produced.
6 Super Sites for Coffee Seekers
If you’re looking for something specific for your next cup of joe, these sites offer a broad selection both in Tokyo and across the country.
6 Amazing Features of Japanese Toilets
Japanese high-tech toilets are awesome! If you've never used one before, you're in for a fun surprise or two.
Halal Friendly Bento in Japan
Ever think of eating bento in Japan, but had trouble finding one that's halal? Wherever you are, we've got you covered!