All About Japan

Smash at Tokyo's Latest Unique All-You-Can-X!

The latest in Tokyo's expansive line of "all-you-can" experiences, Reeast Room is a unique facility that allows people to destroy whatever is in the room!

Awesome Ukiyo-e Posters for Shibuya Bon Odori

Designed by contemporary artist Masumi Ishikawa, these posters advertise the Bon Odori Festival taking place in Shibuya for the third year running!

Float On, Giant Princess Kaguya

This year’s Tachinebuta Festival in northeastern Japan has a new, and very tall, princess.

10 Hotels Around the Olympic Stadium

In order to get a fully enjoyable experience, we’d like to introduce you to the top 10 hotels around the Olympic Stadium or hotels that are within walking distance to the stadium!

Top 8 Fireworks Festivals In the Kanto Region

Witness the Hanabi Taikai or the Japanese fireworks festival in and around the Kanto region.

5 Places to Experience Zen Meditation in Japan

Looking to get hands-on with some of Japan's oldest traditions? Zen meditation is a great way to practice mindfulness and relax, and there are plenty of great places around the country where visitors can enjoy it!

Stay at a Machiya-Style Hostel in Kyoto

Utsuwa is a designer hostel in Kyoto that provides visitors with an affordable way to get an authentic, local experience in Japan's ancient capital!

Toshimaen Amusement Park Hydrangea Festival

Toshimaen is one of Tokyo's premiere amusement parks, and at the beginning of summer it hosts a gorgeous hydrangea festival to add some seasonal beauty to the fun!

10 Things to Do in the Kerama Islands

The Kerama Islands have more to offer than just pristine beaches and crystal clear water. If you're planning on paying the area a visit, you'll want to check out our list of top 10 things to do there!

6 Tohoku Festivals in 1!

Tohoku's Kizuna Festival takes place in one of its six prefectures every year in the hopes of a full recovery from the 2011 disasters.

Tokyo Olympic Medals & Countdown Clock Reveal

2020 Tokyo Olympic medals and a countdown clock were unveiled exactly one year before the Games officially open.

Luxurious Onsen Hotel in the Heart of Tokyo

Yuen Shinjuku is a new hot spring hotel in Tokyo that brings the elegant and relaxed atmosphere of a traditional ryokan to the heart of Japan's capital city.

7 Superb Festivals in Nara

Try and catch one of these fantastic events on your trip to this picturesque and historic city!

Travel to Kyoto on a Traditional Train

With tatami mats, noren curtains and a zen garden, this is one of the most stunning and surprisingly affordable ways to travel in Japan.

Step Inside One of Akihabara's Weirdest Shops

A very strange toy shop in Akihabara—an area chock-full of weird shops—sells whacky, bizarre and funny inventions.

Best Book Hotels & Hostels in Japan

Attention bookworms! If you're traveling to Japan and looking for a relaxing place to stay, here are the best book hotels and hostels where you can read the day away!

Traditional Tsugaru-Style Shamisen Rocks

A professional shamisen artist in Aomori Prefecture gives concerts and teaches people to play the Tsugaru-jamisen.

Flip Out at This Unique Iwate Event

People compete in Iwate Prefecture to be the best table-flipper, venting their frustrations or shouting out their hopes and dreams.

Explore Shikoku on a Luxury Sightseeing Train

Japan's new luxury sightseeing train will show visitors a part of the country most never see—Shikoku!

All About's Guide to Naha

Naha is the capital city of Japan's subtropical prefecture, Okinawa. It's a thriving coastal city that fuses Japan's Ryukyu culture with American and Chinese influences, and has an unbeatable relaxed vibe..

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