All About Japan

TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants in Japan 2018

These restaurants throughout the country are known for their warmth, hospitality and accessibility, as well as the mouth-watering dishes they serve up to hungry diners from around the world!

How 5 Tokyo Neighborhoods Were Named

Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza, Asakusa and Akihabara are incredibly popular areas, and at the top of many traveler's 'To See' lists! Learn how these famous Tokyo neighborhoods got their names.

Get 100% Beef Burgers at Fatburger in Shibuya

If you're in the mood for a burger but hate the puny patties that dare call themselves burgers, then get yourself to Fatburger. Originally an American chain, Fatburger is out to show Japan what real American 100% beef burgers are.

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!

The Big Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo is a city of old and new, where modern skyscrapers rise up from the remains of centuries-old castle walls. The Big Tokyo Travel Guide will help you find whatever you're looking for in Japan's capital city.

Samurai Clean the Mean Streets of Tokyo

A trio of samurai armed with tongs perform as they fight to keep the streets of the metropolis free from litter.

Snow-Capped Landmarks Glisten in White Powder

Sensoji Temple, the Ghibli Museum and Tokyo Disneyland are always worth a visit, but especially on snowy days like this.

Springtime Hits Kawaii Monster Café

Kawaii Monster Café Harajuku has just released a new seasonal spring menu, and it looks like the insanely colorful offerings won’t disappoint!

Shibuya's Tallest Building Open to the Public

The tallest building in Shibuya has opened and it is already attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors. You won't want to miss this incredible view!

360° VR Video Transports You to Japan

Swish the camera around and take a virtual tour of famous sightseeing spots as if you were in Japan, all in the comfort of your own home.

AAJ Adventures: Shibuya's Cutest Hedgehog Café

Play with hedgehogs in this new custom-designed mini hedgehog village just two minutes from Shibuya Station.

Current Harajuku Station to Be Demolished

Back in June 2016, East Japan Railway announced it would be rebuilding Harajuku Station ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and after three years of consultations, the fate of Tokyo’s oldest wooden station building has finally been revealed.

Redeveloping Shibuya

Shibuya has always been a center of culture focused on young people. Lately, the area has been redeveloped with a focus on high-rise shopping and office buildings aimed at a more mature clientele.

'My Little Pony' Café Coming to Tokyo

Snack on desserts that are inspired by your favorite 'My Little Pony' character and stock up on some merch as well!

Where to Go in Japan for the Best Live Music

Tokyo has a number of suburbs that are overflowing with live music hubs, many of which accommodate specific genres. No matter your taste there’s a venue (or live house) for you, even if you're not in Tokyo.

Unique Ways New Years 2020 Was Celebrated

New Years in Japan is steeped in traditions, but there was more than one way to celebrate the coming of the new decade.

Get Immersed in VR Park Tokyo

VR Park Tokyo presents an entire floor of immersive VR games you can play at your leisure for 90 minutes at a time.

7 Superb Latte Art Spots

Looking for more latte flair than what Starbucks and Doutor have to offer? These Tokyo coffee shops won't let you down!

Instagram-Worthy Rainy Day Spots in Japan

Believe it or not, there are some places in Japan that are even more beautiful when it rains! Once you see these photos, you'll surely want to visit them and see first-hand!

Shibuya's 2018 Halloween Highlights

Tokyo’s famous scramble crossing district came alive with hilarious, sexy, cute and genius outfits for Halloween.

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