All About Japan

How to Enjoy Sushi 'the Japanese Way'?

We're not sure exactly what that "the Japanese way" is, but this infographic will walk you through all the steps of dining in a high-end sushiya with confidence!

A Traditional Japanese Breakfast

YouTuber Heloísa Dela Rosa offers her thoughts on a traditional 'ichiju-sansai' breakfast in Tokyo.

Learn Japanese Calligraphy at Your Hotel

This workshop at the Shiba Park Hotel covers a single basic but fun point: how to write your name in katakana, hiragana and phonetic kanji. Best of luck with your brush technique!

Because Ninja Need Naps Too!

This themed capsule hotel in Yokohama offers ninja a place to lay down their heads.

Top 5 Budget Lodgings in the Tokyo Area

We've compiled a list of some affordable accommodations that you won’t be disappointed with!

Two-Star French Chef Uses Japanese Ingredients

At Cuisine[s] Michel Troisgros in Shinjuku, executive chef Guillaume Bracaval is passionate about the quality of everything in his kitchen.

Netizen Poll: An Ideal Couples' Christmas

With Christmas a time for romance in Japan, what do Japanese netizens put at the top of the list for seasonal activities?

Japan: A Visual Diary

This rapid-fire “visual diary” of flashy 15-second clips is a high-speed crash course in All Things Japan.

Different Elevations: From Sea to Mountain

Taste the finest foods produced by the different elevations of sea and mountain in Japan.

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!

Calling All Bookworms!

Ikebukuro's newest hotel offers a book lover's paradise with comfy beds that are hidden away in bookshelves.

Amazing Capsule Hotels Around the World

From futuristic designs to being surrounded by the great outdoors, we take a look at some of the incredible next-level capsule hotels that can be found both in Japan and around the world.

48 Hours in Kyoto on a Budget

This isn’t Kyoto for the faint-hearted. So lace up your comfy shoes and get ready to hit the pavement!

Wonders of Japan: Hospitality

Experience the welcoming culture of hospitality that is the pride of Japan.

The 5 Best Sites for Onsen Orientation

There’s a bathload of sites out there on onsen, but we found our information pools best filled by the following sources.

East-Meets-West in Cake Form

Pastry chef Hideki Kubota fused together Japanese and Western elements to create one tantalizing 'sakura' cake!

The Skills of a Sushi Chef

An "itamae" is a multi-talented artist who oversees the complex operation of the sushi bar. Think it's simple? You may be in for a surprise!

Your Guide to the Michelin Guide

The Michelin Guide is the premier publication for fine dining and travel. It's also the perfect way to familiarize yourself with Japan's most exciting restaurants, hotels and tourist hotspots. Find out how to digest all the delicious information on hand!

Tour a Former Michelin Wedding Spot in 4K

Built in 1935 as Japan’s first wedding complex, Meguro Gajoen is a mini-oasis in the middle of a mostly business district.

10 Japanese Christmas Cakes—By Price!

There are plenty of kinds of Christmas cakes in Japan, and the limit may only be the size of your wallet!

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