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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.

4 Outdoor Adventures in Gankoyama

Gankoyama has recently become a mecca for outdoors adventurers and eco-tourists.

Sink Your Teeth into Natural Sakura Ice Cream

Why settle for artificial cherry blossom-flavored ice cream when you can have the full on petals in your tasty, icy treat?

Flower Vases Made From Repurposed Wormy Wood

Wood is a subject of taste — from the beetles who enjoy eating it, to the designers who enjoy reusing it.

The Incredible Edible Fungus

An unbelievable look at six products, all made with a little mold!

A Walk through Tokyo's Great Outdoors

Believe it or not, beyond the concrete jungle, Tokyo is home to a World Natural Heritage Site, where treasured natural environments still remain.

A Humidifier with No Electricity Required

Keep your home humidified with this simple and eco-friendly humidifier that doesn't need an outlet to work.

4 Japanese Wines from The Wonder 500™

Japan may be more famous for sake and whisky, but these four Japanese wines are sure to delight.

4 of Japan's Lesser-known Liquors

There is much more to Japan's drinking culture than just sake!

Toyota Concept Car Made from 86 Wooden Panels

Check out Toyota’s stunning concept car, Setsuna, whose exterior is composed of 86 handmade wooden panels.

5 Outdoor Autumn Activities in Karuizawa

Easily accessible from Tokyo and home to luxury resorts, shops and restaurants, Karuizawa is a gorgeous year-round getaway. But autumn is when the town shows its true colors!

Sado: Isle of Gold, Sake & Natural Wonders

Sample sake, ride a tub-shaped boat, and pan for—real!—gold on Japan's sixth-largest island.

This Ryokan Has an Onsen You Can Stand In

Feel the water rush up from below in this 1.25-meter-deep hot spring carved out of solid rock!

3 Top-of-the-Line Kokeshi Dolls

Kokeshi are traditional Japanese dolls expertly carved from wood. You’ve probably seen them around Japan, and after reading this article, you may want to start your own collection!

The Ultimate Group Tent

Enjoy your own personal space or chat it up in the communal meeting room in this outdoor tent!

5 Seriously Stylish Sake Cups

A wonderful collection of sake cups using a variety of materials including wood, tin and gold!

Hokkaido: The Purest Nature in Japan

Take a journey through Hokkaido's natural environment and enjoy the many splendid sightseeing adventures it has to offer!

How About a Dome House?

While Japanese builders have had more than a millennium of practice in designing earthquake-resistant structures, the dome house presents a new option—using an unlikely building material.

7 Premium Dashi Ingredients

’Dashi' soup stock comes in several flavors and varieties. Here's a great selection of ingredients to help you create the real taste of traditional Japanese soup in your own kitchen!

5 Expert-Level Chopstick Sets

Chopsticks, or 'ohashi' as they are locally known, are synonymous with Japanese cuisine, and the nation has long loved crafting its own smooth, attractive sets. Here are five of the best!

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