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Edible Origami Crane Has Our Mouths Watering

While normally you wouldn't dare eat an origami crane, this one's the exception!

A Kyushu Trip the Whole Family Can Enjoy!

Saga, Kumamoto and Nagasaki offer shopping, theme parks, hot springs, brewery tours and many more unique experiences. There's something for everyone!

Traditional 'Sobaya' Around Tokyo

There are quite a few famous and historical 'sobaya' that have been in the Japanese capital for a while. Some of them have serving delicious soba noodles for more than a century!

Dine Like a Beast (or a Beauty)

Beauty & the Beast Café & Restaurant invites you to be their guest!

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!

Stunning Nagasaki 2-Day Tour

Dolphin shows and island tours await!

33 Survival Kanji for Japan First-Timers

Coming to Japan, but don't know any kanji—or what kanji even means? Take a deep breath, relax and we'll get you started along the way!

All-You-Can-Eat Vegetable Bar for Only ¥500!

What better way to start your day than with freshly harvested, local vegetables from Japan’s ancient capital city?

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!

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.

Izakaya: What to Eat If You're Vegetarian

Don't let those meat-packed menus scare you! There are several tasty choices for the herbivores and health conscious out there.

Explore Kyushu on a Sightseeing Train

There are many sightseeing trains in Kyushu, with a wide variety of entertaining events going on in the trains and around the stations. We'll show you how to have much more fun than just looking out the window!

The Best All-You-Can-Eat 'Gyoza' Deal in Town

Not only do you pay just ¥2,000 for some delicious pan-fried dumplings at this restaurant, but the deal even includes an unlimited supply of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Learn How to Make Origami at the Dinner Table

With a fold here and a crease there, you'll be able to make adorable animals out of a paper chopstick sheath!

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!

Afuri's Mouthwatering 'Yuzu' Ramen

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

Discover the Secrets of the Haunted Restaurant

Step in to this fantasy horror restaurant in Kyoto and enjoy all-you-can-eat and drink, including desserts, for a full two hours—if you dare!

Top 12 Must-Visit Eateries in Hakodate

If you have a trip to Hokkaido on your itinerary, check out what we listed as our best eats around Hakodate!

Gorge on All-You-Can-Eat Meat for ¥1,000

This restaurant is a carnivore's dream situated in the center of Tokyo.

Superb Night Views atop Gifu's Mount Kinka

The night view from the top of Mount Kinka in Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture is one of the most spectacular in all of Japan, on a par with some of the country's most popular night views!

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