14 Stunning Sunrise & Sunset Spots in Japan
Japanese Countryside Great Outdoors
It's a tradition to watch the sunrise on the first day of the year in Japan. And the nation's national parks offer countless breathtaking options for both sunrise and sunset at any time of year!
7 Major Otaku Areas Outside Tokyo
Tokyo is famous for 'otaku' hotspots like Akihabara, Ikebukuro and Nakano. But where do you go if you're not in the Tokyo area? We've got your 'otaku' needs covered in seven other major cities around Japan!
Drink With Geisha For an Affordable Price
Foreign guests welcome at lobby lounge function that sidesteps the cost and pretense of orthodox geisha services.
The Incredible History of Nintendo Explained
Thanks to traditional Japanese playing cards, the Japanese mafia and an extendable toy claw, this company transformed itself into one of the most iconic gaming brands in Japan.
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Japan Spots for 2018
Debating where to go in Japan? We break down TripAdvisor's Top 10 choices for 2018!
The 20 Most Romantic Date Spots in Kyoto
While Kyoto is a very traditional city, with more than 1,000 years of history, it's also an open-minded place and full of hidden romantic spots to enjoy with your loved one.
12 Female Sake Brewers Concoct a Bold Project
As fewer than 50 sake breweries in Japan are female-owned, one crowdfunding project is offering a chance to sample brews from a dozen of them.
10 Unique Cafés in Kyoto
Kyoto is one of the most popular tourist spots in Japan, but it's famous for traditional Japanese cuisine and Japanese sweets as well. Here are 10 cafés that you should visit when in Kyoto!
Top 9 Photogenic Heart-Shaped Spots In Japan
Love is in the air! Whether found in nature or built by design, your heart will be filled to bursting when you catch a glimpse of these heart-shaped spots throughout the country, just begging to be photographed!
This Starbucks has a Japanese Garden!
Starbucks' Uji branch blends in with the traditional landscape of Japan’s most famous tea-growing town—down to the traditional garden on the premises!
Create Your Own Personalized Kit Kat Box
Customize your very own Kit Kat box to take home with you and share with your friends and family.
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Ryokan of 2017
Looking for a more traditional place to stay in Japan? Well, look no further than this listing from TripAdvisor!
Kyoto Temple Offers 'Love'-ly View
The romantic shape of a window at Shojuin Temple has an unexpected origin.
Stay at These Inns & Get the Kyoto Experience
Kyoto is one of Japan’s most unique cities, with its thousand-year history as Imperial Japan’s capital. There’s no better way to experience the city’s culture than by staying at these fantastic inns to get the complete Kyoto experience.
Stay Awake With Green Tea-Infused Coffee
Why choose between coffee and Japanese green tea when you can have both in one cup?
Top 5 Regions to See Red Leaves in Japan
As the weather gets cooler, the time of the year for red autumn leaves approaches! While you might be looking for some good spots to spot leaves around Tokyo, why not step out of the capital to discover other nice areas for autumn colors around Japan?
How Are Men's & Women's Kimono Different?
While traditional Japanese clothing may look the same to the average person, there are some variances between men's and women's kimono. See if you can spot some of the differences.
Sip on Latte Spiked With Sake
After a long day of sightseeing in Japan’s former capital, don’t forget to try this Japanese take on Irish coffee right across the street from Kyoto Station.
Taste a Candy Cloud in Your Drink
This café has a uniquely cool way to cool down your drink.
360° VR Video Transports You to Japan
Swish the camera around and take a virtual tour of famous sightseeing spots as if you were in Japan, all in the comfort of your own home.