Castles, Gardens & Peach Boys—Oh My!
From Okayama Castle's rare black walls to the charms of Okayama Korakuen Garden, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, there's plenty to see and do in Okayama.
Taking It Easy in Yamagata
A little rest and relaxation at Zao Onsen in Yamagata.
8 Ways to Learn Japanese for (Almost) Free!
Learning Japanese can be easy, fun, and nearly free if you're ready to take on the challenge of getting more locally immersed!
Beautiful Japanese Pottery
The seven most beautiful pottery cups from The Wonder 500™.
Classic Pottery via Gintama & Naruto
These stunning new plate series bring iconic imagery from the modern-day world of manga and anime to a revered traditional art.
10 Things to Do in Tochigi in Autumn
Autumn in Japan is a magical, colorful time, and Tochigi is no exception with its beautiful leaves and myriad of fun activities to do in the cool weather.
Naha's Tsuboya Pottery Festival
The Tsuboya area has been known as "the town of pottery" since the days of the Ryukyu Kingdom. It celebrates this heritage every November.
Go Treasure Hunting in a Porcelain Warehouse
Ready for a memorable shopping spree? Try a 90-minute treasure hunt for as much Japanese pottery as you can carry!
Attention to Detail is Key
Don't take your eyes off this video for a second, or you'll miss seeing the precision and concentration that it takes to design a single bowl.
4 Incredible Kettles
Whether you're brewing up some powdered matcha green tea or a cup of Earl Grey, boiling water in these kettles will give your tea an extra kick!
Rainy Days are the Perfect Excuse for Pottery
A rainy day doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up indoors. Pottery anyone?
Neko Box Delivering Spring to Your Doorstep
Neko Box is a subscription service that makes sure you get quality goods from Japan each month. Let's see what waiting for us this time in the Hanami Box!
5 Ways to Fall in Love in Okinawa
Even if you have less than 500 days of summer to spend in Okinawa, taking time to make memories in romantic spots on the islands will surely last beyond your trip to this subtropical paradise!
3 Pottery Trips from Japan's Biggest Cities
We've lined up three famous pottery towns that make easy day trips from Nagoya, Osaka or Tokyo.