All About Japan

A Day Trip to Iwaki, Fukushima

Learn how to get around Fukushima's largest city in this helpful guide.

Shoryudo: Enter Japan’s Dragon Route

Journey along with Greg as he embarks on a weeklong adventure around central Japan's 'Rising Dragon Region,' or Shoryudo, enjoying food, culture, history and laughs along the way.

Craving Caffeine? Try Coca-Cola Coffee Plus!

The vending machine-exclusive delivers more caffeine than standard Coke.

Coffee Connoisseurs Have a New Home in Tokyo

The Ebisu-based coffee chain Sarutahiko Coffee has opened a flagship store in Chofu, and it's quite impressive!

Taste a Candy Cloud in Your Drink

This café has a uniquely cool way to cool down your drink.

A Foodie's Guide to the Delicacies of Tohoku

How could one visit the Tohoku Pacific Coast without trying the seafood? Here's a rundown of the culinary delights to be on the lookout for while visiting the flavorful northeastern region of Japan.

Discover Fruit & Fossils in Fukushima!

Welcoming visitors with open arms, Fukushima Prefecture offers strawberry picking, a fresh tomato theme park, and a fossil museum where you can try your hand at archaeology.

Break Me Off a Piece of That Luxury Kit Kat

This new Japanese Kit Kat combines matcha green tea, almonds and two berry flavors for a Kit Kat that is a step above the rest.

A Super Cheap Akihabara Tour

Super Cheap Japan has put together an incredible cheapo tour of Akihabara—or 'Akiba,' as they call it here. Follow the recommended route to find all the arcades, maid cafes, manga and anime stores, electronic stores and used good stores that you need!

Why Is This Sushi Roll White Instead of Red?

'Tekkamaki' tuna rolls have fire in their name, but in this part of west Japan, they’re almost white.

Savor Seafood & Study Reconstruction in Miyagi

Each small town in Miyagi Prefecture has its own specialty seafood dishes and we were dying to try them during our visit. And while we were at it, we took a look at the incredible reconstruction efforts of Tohoku, making for a fascinating trip.

The Wait is Over—Sailor Moon Café is Back!

Munch on a Luna and Artemis burger, or sip on the Forbidden…Smoothie of Haruka and Michiru. No matter what dish you order, it's sure to please your inner Sailor Senshi.

Enjoy Culture Along the Shoryudo Ukiyo-e Route

Get out of Tokyo and Osaka and make your way to central Japan, where art and cultural history are often a part of daily life.

Each Slice in this Dessert Brings a New Scene

Entertain your guests with a sweet Japanese jelly bird that slowly unfurls its wings and flies towards the waxing moon.

Hungry in Aomori? Find Delicacies in Hachinohe

Harvests in Hachinohe are always abundant, with bountiful crops that are fresh and cheap. So it's no surprise that Hachinohe’s biggest selling point is the incredibly high-quality gourmet foods you can get at an affordable price.

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel Guide Book

With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, there has never been a better time to visit Japan. And the brand new Super Cheap Japan book is your ultimate budget travel guide to Japan!

Amazon Isn't Just an Internet Giant Anymore

For a limited time, the internet retailer giant is opening up its first brick and mortar location to serve alcohol and food.

Cup Noodle vs Michelin Ramen—A Taste Test

Can the same ramen in Cup Noodle form taste as good as the original from a Michelin-starred restaurant?

Seeing Stars in Kanazawa: Michelin 2-Star Tour

Ever since the Hokuriku Shinkansen started running, Kanazawa has been getting more exposure and attention among travelers local and foreign, including 'Michelin Guide' food inspectors.

4 Japanese Confectionery Trends in Fall 2017

Similar to fashion, Japanese sweets have seasonality and trends. As autumn kicks in, let’s check out a few selections from the 2017 fall 'wagashi' collection.

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