5 Acquired Tastes From Around Japan
Join us on an ugly-delicious journey of 5 fermented foods through 5 destinations in Japan
Tokyo Disneyland's New Attraction
Tokyo Disneyland unveiled a new attraction area based on "Beauty and the Beast".
Japan to Further Ease Entry Ban
The Japanese government is planning to ease COVID-19 border controls on foreign nationals from October by allowing new entrants with visas for stays of three months or more.
2020 Olympics Bringing New Bus Line to Tokyo
Tokyo is getting a new bus line that will facilitate transit between the bay area and the city center during the Olympics.
Osaka: 7 Best Neighborhoods for Your Stay
The best neighborhoods to stay in when visiting Osaka, Japan. See which 'hood suits you best!
Touch of Tradition with Modern 3D Cutter Cabin
This remarkable wooden cabin was constructed locally in the mountains of Japan using a Shopbot 3D wood cutter, with minimal impact on the environment. Click to learn more.
Prime Minister Suga's Plans for Japan
Incoming Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first news conference as Japanese Prime Minister, pledging to continue pursuing his predecessor’s policies.
Akita Confectioneries Celebrate New PM
Confectionery stores in Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide's home prefecture have started to sell sweets modeled after him.
Japan's Tallest Skyscraper to be Built by 2027
Real estate developer Mitsubishi Estate revealed plans to build Japan’s tallest skyscraper by 2027.
Tokyo Games to Be Simplified in 50-60 Areas
Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics plan to simplify the postponed games in around 50 to 60 areas to cut additional costs.
Not All Use Chopsticks the 'Traditional' Way
As a society that thinks thoroughly about etiquette, there is, of course, a prescribed way to hold chopsticks. But, the vocabulary around the method being "correct" is being slowly changed to be called the traditional way, as we learn in this video.
Top 10 Day Trips From Sapporo
Go on a day trip from Sapporo and explore nearby places such as Lake Toya and Jozankei Onsen, and more! Read on to find out the top day trips from Sapporo, courtesy of Trip101!
Japan Airlines Testing Remote Customer Service
Japan Airlines is providing customer service remotely using an avatar on a trial basis.
Centenarians Set Record High 50th Year in Row
The number of people in Japan aged 100 and above totaled 80,450 as of September 1, marking a record high for the 50th consecutive year.
Top 12 Day Trips From Fukuoka
Explore the hidden delights waiting for you with these top day trips from Fukuoka!
Top 10 Hotels with Views of Mt. Fuji
Behold spectacular views of Mt. Fuji with Trip101's list of the top 10 hotels around the area.
The Association of the Most Beautiful Villages
The Association of the Most Beautiful Villages in Japan is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the most interesting and beautiful rural towns in Japan. There are truly some hidden gems on this list!
Kyoto Animation Unveils First Film Since Arson
Arson-hit Kyoto Animation unveils their first movie since the arson attack that devastated their studios in July 2019.
Introducing the Suga Administration
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga unveils the composition of his administration.
It's Not Over Yet for This 88-Year-Old 'Sento'
There's been a trend of sento, or public baths, closing across Japan. But for one aging Tokyo business, the open sign will be hanging longer, with an incredible new interior.