All About Japan

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!

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!

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.

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!

'Henn-na Hotel': Smart, Weird & Wonderful

The Henn-na Hotel has garnered global interest because robots handle many of its services.The hotel’s management concept is also designed to trim labor costs and conserve energy as well!

East-Meets-West in Cake Form

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

Sorry Fellas, This Hotel is for Ladies Only

Are you on the hunt for an inexpensive capsule hotel in the heart of Tokyo's shopping district? Are you also female? Then this just might be the place for you!

Because Ninja Need Naps Too!

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

Calling All Bookworms!

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

Wonders of Japan: Hospitality

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

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.

Secluded Luxury on Okinawa's Main Island

Whether you're soaking up the sun on a private beach or taking a dip in the infinity pool, you won't want to leave this secluded island paradise!

8 Accommodation Options in Japan

So, you're planning your first trip or long-term move to Japan and you’re afraid you’ll end up under a bridge, alone and cold, unable to find a roof? This article is for you!

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!

A Traditional Japanese Breakfast

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

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!

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!

Different Elevations: From Sea to Mountain

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

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?

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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