All About Japan

A Tasty Guide to Kyoto's Japanese Cuisine

Here are awesome Japanese restaurants to go to when in Kyoto!

Catch All 151 Original Pokémon at Tokyo Café!

Craving caffeine and LOVE Pokémon? As of November 16, 2018, you can enjoy awesome latte art of all 151 original Pokémon at Tokyo's Pokémon Café for a limited time!

All-You-Can-Eat KFC for Less Than ¥1,500

This limited time promotion at select KFC locations in Japan is a finger-lickin' good deal!

5 Mouth-Watering Restaurants in Nara

Japan's old capital, Nara, is an incredibly popular tourist hot spot steeped in history. If you need a break from temple and shrine hopping, stop at one of these restaurants for some delicious regional specialties!

Morning and Late Night Spots Near Your Hotel

Looking for some early morning or late night spots to spend some time at near your accommodations? Here are five places to kill time in those strange twilight hours before everyone's awake and everyone's gone to bed!

Instagrammable Sushi... Made with Meat?!

Traditional sushi is famous for featuring fresh, raw fish. However meat sushi is now available at popular conveyor belt sushi chains across Japan!

10 Best Pizzerias in Tokyo

Japanese pizza has a somewhat checkered reputation in the rest of the world, but in a mega modern metropolis like Tokyo you can find some seriously good slices, no matter which style of pie you prefer!

Traditional Flavors at New Kyoto Shake Shack

The popular American burger chain is opening a location in Kyoto, and new menu items will make use of Kyoto's high-quality Uji matcha!

Sightseeing & Sports Around Japan

Learn about some of the sights and local charms around Tokyo, and in areas in Kyushu that live and breathe sports!

10 Decadent Sweets Shops in Tokyo

Got a sweet tooth? Here are 10 shops that you should visit when touring around Tokyo, curated by Trip101!

All About's Guide to Ramen

Ramen has gained a legendary culinary status worldwide, and we're here to help you understand why. So let's learn all about ramen!

Kick Your Hunger with Ninja Nosh

A new ninja-themed restaurant is stepping out from the shadows, ready to dish out some cool tricks and tasty tidbits that are suitable for several types of dietary restrictions.

An Easy Guide to Breakfast in Japan

Where to go, what to eat and how to make the most of the most important meal of the day.

Michelin Star-Worthy Vegan Cuisine in Tokyo

Hidden away in trendy Yoyogi Uehara, Tudore Tranquility brings creative, cruelty-free cuisine to Tokyo. From the appetizers to dessert, each dish is a showstopper.

Chill Out in This Cool Tokyo Neighborhood

If you're sweltering in the summer heat, swing over to Tokyo's Nihonbashi neighborhood to cool down! Dress in yukata, listen to the faint whispers of chimes against the breeze, eat delicious sweets and visit the Art Aquarium.

Feeling Thirsty? Try Ocean-Aged Wine!

As winemaking gets increasingly popular in Japan, some makers are trying innovative techniques lost to time, such as aging the alcoholic beverage in the ocean.

Pokémon Happy Meals — Catch 'Em All!

Starting July, 2018, awesome Pikachu and Eevee boxes and goodies will have Pokémon fans of all ages flocking to McDonald's to catch 'em all!

Experience a Little Okinawa in Tokyo!

Looking for a taste of Okinawa without the expensive airfare? Well look no further—Okinawa Town can be found in Tokyo, just two stops from Shinjuku!

5 Reasons Tipping Isn't Done in Japan

Guidebooks love to say it’s because Japanese people think tipping is rude, but that’s not even close to the whole story!

10 Must-Visit Restaurants for Vegans in Japan

The options for vegans in Japan are getting better and better! Skeptical? Check out these 10 fantastic restaurants around the country to see what we mean!

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