Support Kumamoto by Purchasing a Kit Kat
After the devastating Kumamoto Earthquake in 2016, Kit Kat has teamed up with the region's mascot, Kumamon, and local farmers to produce a unique Kit Kat flavor.
Dine on the Best Udon in Fukuoka
Michelin Beyond Sushi: Best Eats & Treats in Japan
You'd better reserve your seat at this Michelin-recommended udon restaurant, since it only dishes out about 30 set meals per day!
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!
Huis Ten Bosch: A Little Netherlands in Kyushu
Huis Ten Bosch is a lovingly recreated Dutch town in the heart of Nagasaki Prefecture. Its unique design, plethora of attractions and cultural history make it one of Japan's most interesting theme parks.
Take Your Prefectural Pride on the Road
These stylish license plates feature iconic imagery from prefectures throughout Japan, so you can show off your prefectural pride every time you hit the road!
5 Incredible Japanese Illumination Locations
While illuminations are typically associated with the Christmas holiday season, here are five places in Japan where you can see these dazzling displays throughout the year.
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Japan Spots for 2018
Debating where to go in Japan? We break down TripAdvisor's Top 10 choices for 2018!
30 Spectacular Flower Spots in Japan
Seasonality is an important part of life in Japan, especially in spring. Flowers bloom throughout the country and create a colorful, unforgettable landscape for floral fans, nature enthusiasts and anyone in between!
Get a Glimpse of the Hello Kitty Shinkansen!
The Hello Kitty Shinkansen looks set to be cutest Japanese train ever with special 'kawaii' interiors featuring pink arm rests and a photo spot for you to take pictures of you and Kitty-chan.
This Idyllic Beach Has a Shiny Secret
Tourists visiting Nagasaki Prefecture will find a gorgeous coastline littered not with sand, but with tiny specks of sanded glass.
After a 12-Year Hiatus, Utada Hikaru Is Back!
After 12 years, fans finally have a chance to see 'Kingdom Hearts' and 'Evangelion' singer Utada Hikaru live once more! And a strategic purchase will boost your odds of getting tickets to her upcoming shows!
12 Amazing Events in Japanese History
Do you know which Japanese castle was toppled by a party? Or how kabuki was invented? Japan has over 1,500 years of recorded history, and some pretty amazing things have happened in that time!
Visit Japan's First Glass Torii Gate
If you're looking to see a one-of-a-kind shrine gate, head over to Kagoshima to see Japan's first torii made from glass!
A Fan's Guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup
The wait is almost over! In less than a year the 2019 Rugby World Cup will kick off, and the Land of the Rising Sun is gearing up in a big way.
How Imari Ware Took Europe By Storm
Imari ware began shipping from Japan to Europe in the late 17th century, and the elegant porcelain thrilled royals and nobles. The mountain village of Okawachiyama and its secret kilns is the best place to explore the history of Imari ware.
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!
Top 10 Things to Do in Fukuoka
Whether it's gorgeous wisteria, mouthwatering noodles, history-steeped sites or anything in between, Fukuoka City has something for everyone! Check out our Top 10 selections for what to do when you visit!
Walk Undersea Between Two Japanese Islands
If you want an unforgettable way to go between Kyushu and Honshu, look no further than the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel!
Experience the Beauty of Japan in 8K Video
From the rugged mountains of Hokkaido and verdant forests of Kyushu to spectacular festivals of Aichi and the Tokyo skyline, this video stunningly captures the beauty of Japan in under three minutes.
Tranquil Vacation Spots in Southwest Japan
Besides Kyoto, Osaka & Hiroshima, there are plenty of lovely, less-known vacation spots throughout southwestern Japan.