All About Japan

Save up to 86% with Advance Airfare!

Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 86 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights! Here are 12 ideas for places you can go!

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.

All About Manneken Waffles

Love that fresh-baked-bread smell? In the Kansai area, you can savor the scent of freshly fried waffles at 18 train stations thanks to the famous Mannekin chain. Read on to learn all about these amazing waffles!

Gorge on All-You-Can-Eat Meat for ¥1,000

This restaurant is a carnivore's dream situated in the center of Tokyo.

Why Does Nagasaki Feel So Dutch?

Here are our Top 8 intriguing facts to solve this mystery!

Kimuraya: Home of Anpan

With a history of over 140 years, Kimuraya still produces the first Japanese bread success—a bread confection called 'anpan.'

The Ultimate Itinerary in Kamakura

Here’s how you can have the best of everything in just one day in Kamakura!

5 Baking Tutorials from Bread Channel

Want to become a better baker? Then you 'knead' to check out these five great video tutorials from Bread Channel.

4 Uniquely Japanese Kinds of Bread

Japan has done with bread what it does with so many outside ideas: adapted it for local consumption. Here are four prime examples of bread concepts that are original to Japan!

Finally, Food You Can Accessorize With!

No one wants to have egg on their face—but if you want it on your head, this Japanese company is happy to oblige.

Kamakura's Komachi Street Top 10 Food Guide

You always need food to fuel your day-trip, don't you? From the sweet to the savory, here’s Kamakura's Komachi Street Top 10 food guide—it will keep you fully satisfied all day!

Huis Ten Bosch & Sasebo Sightseeing

Check out Kyushu's top theme park along with stunning views and fantastic food!

Super Easy Halloween Sweet Potato Buns

You only need two ingredients to make these cute and tasty treats!

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!

Spike Your Instant Ramen with Some Sweet Sake

For a twist on the instant classic, try adding a bit of rice wine sake for a sweet aromatic flavor.

7 Tips for a Japanese Halloween Party at Home

Halloween has been gaining popularity in Japan, and many people here celebrate this Western tradition by going to clubs to show off their costumes. But how many people hold their own Halloween parties at home?

Top 5 Japanese Autumn Foods

Autumn is the time to bundle up and enjoy some Japanese comfort food.

Pocky Grows Up with a Special Whiskey Version

Because after a hard day at the office, there’s nothing like unwinding with a glass of bourbon and a chocolate-covered pretzel stick.

Stunning Nagasaki 2-Day Tour

Dolphin shows and island tours await!

Building a Better Bakery

Check out this renovated Kyoto townhouse that was turned into a cheese tart shop and tech startup.

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