Most Livable Cities in the World 2017 Edition
Three Japanese cities made it to the top 25 of most livable cities in the world, and you may or may not believe what is No 1!
Get Your Matcha Fix at This Hotel in Kyoto
Craving matcha? Head over to Kyoto Century Hotel for over 100 matcha-infused choices, including nearly 30 different matcha sweets and 50 kinds of ice cream!
University Entrance Exam Adds Ninja Section
If you don’t know your 'mizugumo' from your 'kunai,' then I’m afraid you might not be Mie University material.
What Exactly Are Japanese Power Spots?
Heard the buzzword 'power spot' but not sure what it means exactly? We'll fill you in!
Our 6 Favorite Veltra Discount Packages
Looking to save a few yen on some of Japan's big tourist spots? These packages offer discounts and special deals rolled into the regular price, from Hokkaido to Okinawa—including limited-time discounts to the Robot Restaurant!
All-You-Can-Eat Sushi, Ramen & More for $15
One Japanese restaurant chain is upping the ante by not only providing customers with an endless supply of sushi, but customers can also gorge on desserts, French fries and even ramen!
5 Fruit Markets for Budget Shoppers in Kansai
Finding the freshest fruits on a budget in Kansai just got even easier with our handy guide.
Top 5 Theme Parks in Kansai
Check out some of the best theme parks the Kansai region has to offer.
Top 5 Secret Beaches of Kansai
Find some of the best hidden beaches in the Kansai region with this guide.
Top 10 Natural Power Spots of Kansai
Japan is a haven for beautiful nature, and Kansai is one of the best places to experience just that.
Top 5 Department Stores in Kansai
A guide to the top luxury shopping options in Kansai.
13 Places to Go Canyoning in Japan
With so many rivers and mountains, Japan offers plenty of prime canyoning territory. Here are 13 great places to go canyoning in Japan!
Go From Osaka to Kyushu on an Overnight Ferry
For just ¥10,000 you can travel halfway across the country in your sleep on the Bullet Ferry.
Starbucks Opts for Tradition in Kyoto
Century-old teahouse starts new life with tatami floors and 'zabuton' cushions for customers at this American café chain.
5 Cheap Options to Visit Okinawa From Kansai
Save some cash and discover cheap flight options for a beach getaway from Kansai to Okinawa with these tips.
13 Places to Paraglide in Japan
There are over a dozen places where you can paraglide across Japan. Most are located in the central regions, but there are also paragliding options in Hokkaido and the southern islands if you know where to look!
Kill Time Gaming With Mario at Kansai Airport
Kansai International Airport, the principal international airport close to Nintendo's Kyoto headquarters, lets you start your travel fun right away!
Anime & Gaming Attractions Coming to USJ
Universal Studios Japan announces its first-ever tie-up with a pair of massively popular anime and video game franchises.
Top 20 Power Spots in Japan
Japan seems to be overflowing with so-called 'power spots.' Here are 20 of the best, many of them tied to mountain worship, ancient shrines, and the very origins of Japan.
Craving Matcha Infused Goods? Come to Osaka!
Your taste buds will surely fall in love with these matcha treats coming this autumn.