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20 Great Ramens from the Land of Tonkotsu

Kyushu is famous in Japan as the birthplace of tonkotsu ramen—so it would be a waste to visit the region without trying some of its signature noodles!

Eat Naruto's Top Ramen at the Real Ichiraku!

Whether you’re a Naruto fan or a ramen fan, Ichiraku Ramen in Fukuoka offers the best of both worlds!

10 After-Midnight Time Killers Around Tokyo

There are many ways to spend time in the never-sleeping city of Tokyo. But what happens when you have too much fun out and miss the last train home? We've got some ideas!

15 Hot Soup Curry & Ramen Shops in Sapporo

While in Sapporo, be sure to make time for the city's best soup curry and ramen shops!

10 Must-Try Foods in Yokohama, Japan

Take a stroll in Yokohama and enjoy the excellent food, from traditional Japanese cuisine to gourmet international fare. It's sure to satisfy all your cravings!

Instant Ramen as a Samurai Epic

Accompanied by a solid Japanese hip-hop beat, this film noir anime recasts the inventor of instant noodles as a samurai warrior. Think 'Samurai Champloo,' with ramen.

8 Amazing Days on a JR Kyushu Rail Pass

Discover the beauty of four Kyushu prefectures by rail! Wander castle towns, stroll through samurai residences and visit historic shrines tied to the founding of Japan, all surrounded by delicious local cuisine!

Top 5 Osaka Izakaya

Want a local watering hole in Osaka? As there are so many choices, each of them famous for something different, it can be difficult to narrow them down. We've done the hard work for you—here are our top picks!

6 Geothermal Days in the 'Land of Fire'

Spend a day hugging the edge of one of the world's largest calderas, meander through eight boiling 'hells,' let yourself get buried in steaming hot sand, and even visit Hello Kitty—there's an incredible array of things to be done in Kyushu!

Don't Be a Stick in the Mud!

Head to Oiwatei ramen restaurant in Aichi Prefecture for a taste of a ramen broth so thick it can hold up a spoon!

Want to See a Samurai Vaporized by a UFO?

How does Nissin advertise duck soup soba? By having a samurai try to shoot down a UFO. Naturally.

7 Great Shops & Inns Near Yugawara Station

Located just 90 minutes south of Tokyo, Yugawara is a great hot spring getaway. Here are seven stellar shops and inns where you can get the most out of the local flavor while you're in the area!

The Best Food around Tsukiji Fish Market!

Tsukiji's massive and lively fish market makes a fantastic (and free) addition to any Tokyo itinerary. But beyond the fish, the area is lined with numerous restaurants and retail shops that solidify Tsukiji as a major tourist attraction.

12 of the Best Dishes in Shikoku!

Savor the freshest ingredients and culinary highlights from Shikoku, featuring the best from all of its four prefectures.

Afuri's Mouthwatering 'Yuzu' Ramen

It's so delicious, you'll honestly want drink all the soup!

8 Must-Try Foods in Fukuoka

Fukuoka provides the locals and tourists the best of many worlds in terms of scenic views, exciting activities and most importantly—food! Known as the gold mine of gourmet in Japan, visitors are spoiled for choice in the world of culinary treats.

Enjoying Kyoto’s Fantastic Japanese Cuisine

It’s no secret that Kyoto’s food scene is unique and delicious. Indulge yourself and enjoy Kyoto’s fantastic Japanese cuisine!

10 Must-Try Foods in Hiroshima!

Hiroshima is a great area for foodies to explore! Check out 10 of the prefecture's great culinary pleasures.

Chow Down on Some Gluten-Free Ramen

An aversion to gluten doesn’t have to interfere with your gluttony for ramen!

Nagasaki Champon — A Different Kind of Ramen

Dating back to the Meji Period (1868-1912), Nagasaki 'champon' ramen is a special twist on ramen that has now spread all throughout Japan!

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