All About Japan

Legendary Katana Now On Display in Tokyo

The legendary crescent moon katana, one of Japan's Five Swords Under Heaven, is now on display and is a hit with history buffs and video gamers alike.

Halloween on the Cheap

Halloween in Japan has become bigger, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big money to enjoy it!

Ueno Gets a New & Elegant Crossdressing Bar

Open to crossdressers, trans women and men, and guests of any gender, Bar☆Onna no Ko Club promises to be a fun space where people can easily drink, talk, make new friends, and dress up if they choose to.

8 Must-See Sakura Avenues in Tokyo

Spring in Japan goes hand in hand with cherry blossoms! If you're in Tokyo during cherry blossom season, here are 8 must-see avenues full of dreamy trees.

Top 5 Budget Lodgings in the Tokyo Area

We've compiled a list of some affordable accommodations that you won’t be disappointed with!

A Muslim-Friendly Autumn Trip around Tokyo

For Muslim travelers, we know it's tough to find halal food when you’re on the road. Not to worry: here some tips on Muslim-friendly trip for you to enjoy Tokyo's autumn view at ease!

Mountain-Sized Servings of Sushi in Ueno

These sushi portions are so big, you won't be able to fit it all in your mouth in one bite!

Best Buys in Bargain Heaven Ameyokocho

If you're up for bargain hunting in Japan's capital, there's no better place to score good deals than Ameyokocho. Before you go, check out some of the best buys you can find at one of the most popular street markets in Japan!

UNESCO Sites in the Tokyo Area

Tokyo is great for food, shopping and relaxation. But you should know there are also a handful of stellar World Heritage Sites right in the area!

Beauty Inside & Out: World Heritage Art Museum

Of the 17 World Heritage buildings that make up 'The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement,' Tokyo boasts the only one in East Asia.

4 Ways to J-Rock the Temple (Or Shrine)

It seems every Japanese hard-rock band trying to get traction abroad is reaching to shrine and temple iconography to establish their Japanese cred—and it's working!

11-Day Sakura & Word Heritage Tour of Japan

Get to know the beauty of Japan on an 11-day, all-inclusive tour with a licensed English-speaking guide!

Platform 13½ Set to Open at Ueno Station

Like the Hogwarts Express, a new Japanese train is now getting its very own mysterious in-between platform.

Top 10 Zoos in Japan

Get your fill of Japan's wildest and cutest animals courtesy of these excellent zoos.

Posh Japan Train Travels to Try Before You Die

If you think cross-country train rides only offer magnificent views, think again. Japan, teeming with glorious natural wonders, has made moving from one prefecture to another a luxurious experience you'll never forget!

Slice & Dice with a Personally Engraved Knife

Why settle for just a plain old generic knife when you can get one engraved with a personal message?

Top 5 Shopping Streets in Tokyo

While you can stay home and do online shopping until your fingers fall off, some of the best deals to be had are out on the streets. Here are five of the best shopping streets in Tokyo, offering you everything you could ever need in the big city.

Japan's 4 Scariest Themed Restaurants

While Halloween may be the perfect time to visit, these four frightening themed restaurants are ready to meet your horror needs all year around.

The Wonderful Seasons & Colors of Japan

Encounter the beautiful colors of nature nurtured by the four seasons.

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