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Top 6 Beaches in Japan

Summer is here, which means it's time to hit the beach! These six beaches will make you wish the season never ends!

'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!

10 of Japan's Oldest Confection Shops

The sweet treats offered by these long-lived establishments have more than withstood the tests of time. Each shop is at least 350 years old!

A Guide to 12 of the Best Foods in Nagasaki

Nagasaki's food culture is a result of its historical connections with China and Europe. While heavily influenced by European and Chinese tastes, Nagasaki dishes have a flavor all their own!

The 4 Best Burgers in Kyushu

Japan has been contributing to burger lore since the 1950s—and it started in Kyushu.

Japan's 11 Most Gorgeous Drone Videos

Think you can handle watching these drone-shot videos and not be compelled to visit Japan? Just try!

47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!

Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!

9 Gorgeous Out-of-the-Way Spots in Kyushu

Kyushu is home to beautiful beaches, smoking volcanoes, bubbling hot springs—and a whole lot more!

5 Kyushu Shrines You Can't Miss

Shinto shrines can be found just about everywhere in Japan. But shrines in Kyushu are special, because Kyushu is, according to legend, home to the first places where the Shinto gods descended to Earth.

The 11 Spookiest Spots in Japan

Whether they’re haunted, abandoned or just plain old creepy, these spots will definitely show you a chilly side of Japan you may never yet have known.

The Many Faces of the Sasebo Burger

While the U.S. may be known as home of the hamburger, the legendary Sasebo Burger was born in Japan—and there are as many variations as there are shops that sell it!

Adorable Capybara Hot Springs

Snow monkeys aren’t the only ones getting in the water in the winter.

Japan's 5 Most Elegant Christmas Trees

Grab some hot cider and head out the door to view these classy Christmas trees.

Better Know Your Shochu

Learn more about the history, varieties and drinking customs of one of the most typical Japanese alcoholic beverages.

7 Exquisite Bowls from Different Materials

From wood and lacquerware to porcelain and glass, Japanese artisans have used a number of innovative materials to produce some of the most wonderful creations.

Book an Island for an Overnight Stay

Sleep in a traditional Japanese house while surrounded by rice paddies, beaches, tree-houses, zip lines and a lighthouse on your very own private island.

The 5 Most Beautiful Villages in Kyushu

Explore Southern Japan's rural charm as we take a mini-tour of Kyushu's beautiful villages.

5 Spots to Watch New Year's Fireworks in Japan

There's nothing like bright lights to bring in the New Year!

Japan's Top 11 Reconstructed Castles

Like a phoenix rising from the flames, so too have these restored beauties come back to life to prosper again on our list of the best reconstructed castles across Japan.

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