All About Japan

Innovative Businesses are Battling Food Loss

Food loss has become a global issue, and Japan is no exception. A number of innovative initiatives have recently sprung up in Japan to help spare food from the garbage bin and reduce food loss.

Ochoko and More! All About Sake Cups

Deepen your knowledge of Japanese sake culture with this guide to sake cups and other drinking vessels!

Bear Attacks in Japan: There Is A Solution

Tried and True Ways to Coexist as told by a bear conservationist

Collective Impact: STOP! Food Loss & Waste

In line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations, Japan’s Ministry of the Environment is expanding efforts to reduce food loss. The Collective Impact; STOP! Food Loss & Waste Project is one step toward realizing change.

Top 10 Gardens & Parks in Kyoto

Calling all nature lovers, Kyoto beckons to be discovered. Read this article to learn about the top 10 gardens and parks in Kyoto, courtesy of our friends at Trip101.

Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji, a mountain of splendid wonder awaits you. Check out these incredible Airbnb locations, as selected by Trip101!

'Shooting Star' Bullet Train

A beaming bullet train running through the Kyushu area was created to mark the 10th anniversary of the Kyushu Shinkansen.

The City of Salmon – A Day in Murakami

Murakami, in northern Niigata, is home to the eerie tradition of hanging salmon. It is also famous for tea, sake, wagyu, and more!

Ancient Ukiyo-e Battle Comes to Life

The "Folding Screen of Painted Sekigahara Landscapes" is welcoming visitors to Japan with an animated look at one of the nation's biggest battles.

Top 16 Most Unusual Things To Do In Japan

Japan's unique characteristics offer brand new adventures one won't soon forget. Read this article for a list of the most unusual things to do in Japan, courtesy of Trip101.

Olympics Torch Kickoff Won't Allow Spectators

Sources reveal that the kickoff ceremony of the Olympics torch relay will be held without spectators.

11 Alternative Tours In Kyoto

Beyond the temples and shrines, the city of Kyoto offers so much more. Take a look at our list of the best alternative tours in Kyoto for an off the beaten path experience, courtesy of Trip101!

8 Bike Tours in Kyoto

One of the best ways to explore Kyoto is by bicycle. Check out these 8 awesome bike tours, courtesy of Trip101.

Home Appliances Can Help Prevent Food Loss

Smart applications, home appliances, and good practices can help prevent and reduce food loss in households.

Fourth Batch of COVID Vaccines Arrive in Japan

Around 830,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines arrive in Japan.

10 Best Glamping Spots In Japan

Explore Trip101's list of the best glamping spots in Japan to experience a unique and memorable stay that combines the beauty of nature with the luxury of traditional accommodation.

Drone Captures Pair of Humpback Whales

Drone footage was able to pick up a pair of humpback whales swimming off coast of Okinawa Prefecture.

Renew or Change Japanese Visas Online

Japan moves to allow foreign resident to change and/or renew their visas online from 2021.

A Cherry Blossom Light-up at Kenrokuen

Cherry blossoms are just as beautiful at night! Join us on a sakura light-up tour through Kenrokuen Park in Kanazawa

Super Mario Arrives at USJ!

The Super Nintendo World featuring Mario and related characters opens at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka following two postponements due to the coronavirus.

know-before-you-go