TripAdvisor's Top 10 Best Cultural Experiences
From traditional tea ceremonies and cooking lessons to relaxing with owls and revving through the streets, these are traveler’s picks for the best things to do while you’re seeing Japan.
The Japanese Seasoning on Everyone’s Table
Known as 'shoyu' in Japan, soy sauce is ubiquitous in Japanese cuisine, whether it’s being drizzled on roasting corn or adding flavorful depths to vegetable, fish and meat dishes.
Shake Up Your Summer with Calpis Shakes
McDonald's is back at again with the Calpis-flavored shakes, but it's changing the recipe this time around for a more tart flavor to tickle your tastebuds.
5 Reasons Tipping Isn't Done in Japan
Guidebooks love to say it’s because Japanese people think tipping is rude, but that’s not even close to the whole story!
5 Totally Awesome Tokyo Alleyways
Tokyo's 'yokocho' alleyways offer some of the best nightlife experiences in the city. If you're looking for some down-to-earth drinking dens, we've got five that are ideal for an evening of bar hopping.
Instagrammable Sushi... Made with Meat?!
Traditional sushi is famous for featuring fresh, raw fish. However meat sushi is now available at popular conveyor belt sushi chains across Japan!
Crack Open a Cold One with Totoro
This frosty brew from Echigo Beer in Niigata Prefecture gets its seal of approval (and label!) from the masterful animation legend, Hayao Miyazaki.
Stylish Pop-Up Bar Offers Cocktails & Kit Kats
The first ever Kit Kat and cocktail pairings are part of a range of special offerings to celebrate the new alcoholic chocolates alongside their nationwide release.
5 Mouth-Watering Restaurants in Nara
Japan's old capital, Nara, is an incredibly popular tourist hot spot steeped in history. If you need a break from temple and shrine hopping, stop at one of these restaurants for some delicious regional specialties!
Pixel-Perfect Real-Life Food Art
Japanese artist Yuni Yoshida creates artwork that looks like it sprang from the screen of retro video games using analog techniques and real food.
All About's Guide to Yokohama
Tokyo's next door neighbor Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan! We're here to help you discover the sights, sounds and scenery of one of Japan's most vibrant port cities.
Best Beach Views Near Tokyo
Although Tokyo is a modern metropolis that conjures images of bright lights, towering skyscrapers and packed trains, there are still plenty of opportunities for a nature enthusiast or beach bum to catch some fun in the sun at beautiful nearby shores.
All About's Guide to Ramen
Ramen has gained a legendary culinary status worldwide, and we're here to help you understand why. So let's learn all about ramen!
Escape Reality at Surreal New Tokyo Café
The Chamber of Raven is a new Gothic and steampunk-inspired café that feels like a fantasy sprung to life.
Surreal Illustrations Are a Slice of Life
A Japanese illustrator by the name of Marumichi combines food with everyday life to create charming, surreal illustrations.
All-You-Can-Eat KFC for Less Than ¥1,500
This limited time promotion at select KFC locations in Japan is a finger-lickin' good deal!
Life in Japan on a Student's Budget
Studying abroad in Japan? Just because you're living on a student's budget doesn't mean you won't be able to make the most of your time in the Land of the Rising Sun!
Love Ramen? Slurp on a Ramen-Flavored Cocktail
True ramen lovers can even make this cocktail at home with their favorite type of this beloved Japanese soul food.
Quench Your Thirst for Knowledge with Coke
These limited edition Coca-Cola bottles feature lovely designs that highlight regional history and culture!
TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants in Japan 2018
These restaurants throughout the country are known for their warmth, hospitality and accessibility, as well as the mouth-watering dishes they serve up to hungry diners from around the world!