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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!

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.

3 Top-Notch Plum Wines

For those with more of a sweet tooth when it comes to alcohol, plum wine is the liquor that can't be beat!

Top 10 Sweet Souvenirs from Tokyo Station

Before jetting off back to your home country—or boarding a bullet train to Kyoto—you'll definitely want to arrive early at Tokyo Station and shop around for the perfect sweet souvenir to bring with you.

Complete Your Kitchen with the Wonder 500™

Design your kitchen with most awesome designs from The Wonder 500™!

A Match Made in Chocolate Heaven

A litany of mouth-watering matcha chocolates from Kyoto.

6 Fun Styles of Japanese Shoes

Here's a great selection of Japanese shoes, from traditional wooden soles to split-toed sock-shoes.

How to Shop The Wonder 500™

You don't necessarily need to come to Japan for traditional local products—get your hands on The Wonder 500™ by shopping online!

Mouth-Watering Melty Cheese Pie

If you're on a diet, or just avoiding sugar, be warned! This video is highly dangerous! You will be tempted beyond the limits of reasonable acceptance!

4 of Japan's Lesser-known Liquors

There is much more to Japan's drinking culture than just sake!

Wonder at These 7 Exquisitely Designed Sweets!

Mastering the art of making perfectly crafted items is something synonymous with Japan. And here, even in sweets, that excellence continues.

5 Distinctive Sake Cups

As the home of sake, Japan is also the home of the humble sake cup!

Nagano’s Top 4 Omiyage Snacks

What do you bring back for friends and coworkers after a trip to Nagano? Apple snacks, of course!

10 Signature Sweets of the Tokai Region

The center of Japan is renowned for its landscapes, culture, and most deliciously, its sweets. Check out these 10 dessert items and just try to resist them!

The Top 8 Stationery from The Wonder 500™

These designs can make working at the office—or on your own pursuits at home—that much more enjoyable!

Top 10 Coolest Things in The Wonder 500™

All About Japan's top 10 coolest items in The Wonder 500™.

6 Häagen-Dazs Flavors Exclusive to Japan

You aren't going to find these delicious flavors anywhere else!

4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets

Here are some fantastic cutlery sets that show off Japan's exquisite workmanship.

8 Beautiful Bags from Around Japan

Here you'll find an environmental friendly corrugated cardboard bag, as well as the so-called "Bank Robber" bag, which would definitely work well in a big-budget Hollywood heist movie!

8 Japanese Sweets Too Beautiful to Eat!

Some Japanese sweets are so beautiful they can only be called 'art'!

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