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Michelin 2016: Kyoto, Nara, Kobe & Osaka

All About's Kansai gourmet guide analyzes Michelin's 2016 guides to the best restaurants in Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Osaka.

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's 11 Most Gorgeous Drone Videos

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

Nara's Top 5 Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Nara, one of Japan's oldest cities, is full of both history and Michelin-rated cuisine.

Five Days in Kansai

Take a graphics-enhanced tour of Nara, Kyoto and Osaka!

December in Japan

From Nikko and Tokyo to Kyoto, Miyajima and more, the cold temperatures didn't stop these travelers from checking out the best of Japan.

Style Yourself in Tenpyo Clothing

Want to dress up in some traditional Japanese wear, but find kimono rentals too expensive? A Japanese clothing store in Nara is specializing in Nara-Period clothing at a fraction of the cost of renting a kimono!

Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots

Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.

A Guide to the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trails

Winding through the Kii Peninsula, these are the only UNESCO World Heritage pilgrimage trails in Japan.

A Visual Love Letter to Japan

There are Japan videos, and then there are things like this. Set to Yuzo Koshiro's sweeping "Cerulean Woodlands," this 10-minute piece of art is truly a love letter to Japan.

Video: 1,840 km of Japan in 14 Days

From Hiroshima to Nikko and all points in between, this four-minute video covers a whole lot of ground!

How to Enjoy Studying Abroad in Japan

Follow this dancing girl all through her amazing study abroad experience in Japan, and be sure to watch for some stunning respect from a well-antlered deer!

Wonder at These 7 Exquisitely Designed Sweets!

Mastering the art of making perfectly crafted items is something synonymous with Japan. And here, even in sweets, that excellence continues.

Japan Voyage: Osaka, Nara, Kyoto & More

A quick-flash tour of what to see, when to visit, how to get around, what to eat and drink, where to stay and what you shouldn't miss!

An Artist's Perspective on Kyoto & Nara

Designer and illustrator Carolina Puropopo shares her artistic impressions of Kyoto and Nara.

Japan by Rail: An Eye-Opening Experience

Three minutes of stunning high-definition scenery taken around Japan.

5 Delectable Kansai 'Bib Gourmand' Restaurants

"Bib Gourmand" refers to the Michelin Guide's listing of casual restaurants offering reasonably priced, great-tasting food. Here we've selected five great Bib Gourmand-recommended restaurants from the 2016 area guides.

300-Year-Old Hemp Makes a Modern Comeback

Founded in Nara in 1716, Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten is finding new ways to bring its traditional textiles to a modern market, both domestically and overseas.

Unleash Your Inner Ninja in Nara!

Believe it! You too can live out your fantasy of becoming trained in the deadly weapons ninja once used.

5 Stunning Temple & Shrine Videos

These five videos will instantly transport you to some of the most vivid temples and shrines in Japan!

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