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All About the Yokohama Theatre Group

Founded in 1900, this theater group is about being part of the Yokohama community.

Chow Down on Some Gluten-Free Ramen

An aversion to gluten doesn’t have to interfere with your gluttony for ramen!

Dine Like a Beast (or a Beauty)

Beauty & the Beast Café & Restaurant invites you to be their guest!

The 6 Coolest & Most Unusual Lawson Stores

Ever seen a convenience store with a patio? How about one with a play area for kids? Or why not just go for one where you can get a Dragon Quest slime?

10 Restaurants Serving Mountain-Sized Portions

These 10 dining establishments in Tokyo (and the surrounding area) are not for those whose eyes are bigger than their stomachs.

7 Things to Do in Kanagawa

From the lights of Yokohama Bay to the heights of Hakone, there's plenty to experience in Kanagawa!

Top 5 Busiest Train Stations in the World

A whopping 88 percent of the world's busiest stations are located in—you guessed it—Japan! But which stations made it to the Top 5?

8 Great Kinds of Theater in Japan

Japan has a vast array of theatrical traditions, both ancient and modern. From kabuki to Broadway musicals, there's always something great to see!

5 Best Cheap & Free Tours in Tokyo

The best things in life are indeed free! Experience Tokyo at its best without having to pay an arm and a leg for the fee!

5 Tasty 'Omiyage' Worth Lining Up For

Orderly lines outside everything from chic coffee shops to blue-collar ramen shops are a common sight in Japan, and food-based specialty 'omiyage' (souvenir) stores are no different. But are these snacks really worth lining up for?

This Ferris Wheel Will Play Tricks on You!

Face the Cosmo Clock at Yokohama's Minato Mirai 21 district at around 10:10 p.m. for an optical illusion so perplexing you have to see it to believe it!

Top 10 Zoos in Japan

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

5 of Japan's Weirdest Burgers

The culture of 'kawaii' may well have influenced both burger chains and hole-in-the-wall cafés to come up with burgers that are not only tasty, but also Instagram-worthy.

Sssssip With Care At These 4 Reptile Cafés!

In a country where sipping tea with cats and boozing it up with penguins aren’t (so) out of the ordinary, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that coffee with reptiles is also now an option.

YTG Presents: The Full Gamut

This double-bill of physical theater in Yokohama offers both comic clowning and silent reflection.

Where to Buy Cheap Stuff around Tokyo

Because shopping in Tokyo isn't only for the spendthrift, but also for the budget-conscious buyer, we give you a lowdown on where to get good stuff and great deals in and around Japan's capital city.

Tokyo's Too-Big-to-Bite Burgers

If you feel that Japanese food servings are too small for your liking, this giant of a list will give you some hefty reasons to reconsider your opinion!

4 Tokyo Area Restaurants to Enjoy with Sakura

Savor fantastic meals along with beautiful cherry blossoms!

47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!

Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!

10 Must-Try Foods in Yokohama, Japan

Take a stroll in Yokohama and enjoy the excellent food, from traditional Japanese cuisine to gourmet international fare. It's sure to satisfy all your cravings!

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