Top 5 Budget Lodgings in the Tokyo Area
We've compiled a list of some affordable accommodations that you won’t be disappointed with!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Japan: A Visual Diary
This rapid-fire “visual diary” of flashy 15-second clips is a high-speed crash course in All Things Japan.
Calling All Bookworms!
Ikebukuro's newest hotel offers a book lover's paradise with comfy beds that are hidden away in bookshelves.
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!
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!
Because Ninja Need Naps Too!
This themed capsule hotel in Yokohama offers ninja a place to lay down their heads.
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?
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.
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.
A Traditional Japanese Breakfast
YouTuber Heloísa Dela Rosa offers her thoughts on a traditional 'ichiju-sansai' breakfast in Tokyo.
East-Meets-West in Cake Form
Pastry chef Hideki Kubota fused together Japanese and Western elements to create one tantalizing 'sakura' cake!
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!
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.
Wonders of Japan: Hospitality
Experience the welcoming culture of hospitality that is the pride of Japan.
Different Elevations: From Sea to Mountain
Taste the finest foods produced by the different elevations of sea and mountain in 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!