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Top 10 Traditional Sweets of Japan

The 10 top traditional Japanese sweets everybody craves!

Order these 5 Japanese Whiskys Online

From single malts made in the Scotch style to award-winning blends, Japan can surprise you with its whisky—and you can even get it online!

A Geisha's Secret to Grease-Free Skin

'Abura-tori-gami' is well known for its oil-absorbent qualities, and has been a hit among geisha since the Edo Period. We've got some convincing reasons why even non-geisha should keep an eye out for some!

Japanese Sake Designed for Overseas Audiences

In a quest to appeal to foreign markets, some Japanese brewers have sought out an interesting solution! Instead of changing the tastes of their sake, they're instead looking to redesign our perceptions of it!

The 10 Best Craft Beers in Japan

Looking to move beyond the 'Big 4' of Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo and Suntory? Check out these artfully brewed craft beers!

4 Japanese Wines from The Wonder 500™

Japan may be more famous for sake and whisky, but these four Japanese wines are sure to delight.

7 Sweet Reasons to Visit Snowy Hokkaido

Here are seven snacks to whet your appetite and encourage you to break out your snow boots.

The Incredible Edible Fungus

An unbelievable look at six products, all made with a little mold!

Unique Lacquered Deerskin & Pac-Man Leather

Pac-Man is back and beautiful! Don't miss your chance to buy uniquely crafted leather products from Inden-ya.

7 Cool Sake-Inspired T-Shirts

Want to show your appreciation for sake and its history? Then tell everybody about it with these fantastic sake-inspired T-shirts!

Make Your Mark with Sailor Moon Stamps!

Stamp your official documents in the name of the moon!

7 Next-Level Soy Sauce Options

Everybody knows Japanese soy sauce, but did you know there's more than Kikkoman? Here we take a look at seven premium options from all around Japan.

'Kanpai' with Gundam Sake Cups

Why settle for a regular ceramic sake cups when you can sip from the head of a Gundam robot?

Suntory & Nikka: 6 Whiskys to Die For

Forget Scotland—Japan is now home to the best whisky brewers.

3 Historic Snacks from Oita

Visiting Oita Prefecture? Then check out these three mouth-watering sweets that are also full of history!

The 5 Best Sparkling Sakes

Sparkling sake is a great way to step into the world of 'nihonshu,' and a fashionable and healthy way to enjoy your tipple if you're already a sake expert.

Order Beautiful Japanese Calligraphy Online

Brushstock. offers almost 13,000 calligraphy motif products designed by professional calligraphers.

Central Japan's 11 Best Edible Souvenirs

Chubu is the central region of Japan's main island, Honshu. No visit to the beautiful, historic region is complete without bringing home some of its most delectable souvenirs.

Japanese Porcelain Prized by Chefs Overseas

With a 400-year tradition, Arita is the oldest among Japan's various porcelain-making regions, and Arita porcelain exported to Europe in the 17th century had a strong influence on what would become Germany's Meissen porcelain brand.

10 Historical Sweets from Hokuriku

Hokuriku has various wonderful 'omiyage' (souvenir) sweets for travelers. Here we outline 10 historical souvenirs you simply have to buy on your next Hokuriku trip!

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