All About Japan

All About's Guide to Osaka

It's almost impossible to plan a trip to Japan without paying a visiting Osaka! Between its enduring history and culture, laid-back attitude and incredible food scene, there's tons to see and do. Make the most of your time with this guide!

The World's in Love with Zen

Zen concepts and practices have heavily influenced prominent people in the West in all fields, from business to entertainment to the arts. What is it about Zen that attracts them?

A Tasty Guide to Kyoto's Japanese Cuisine

Here are awesome Japanese restaurants to go to when in Kyoto!

Aizuwakamatsu: Japan's Samurai City

Nestled in the mountains of Fukushima Prefecture, the city of Aizuwakamatsu has cultivated a deep connection with its samurai roots. Join our writer Noam as he explores the local history and traditions of Samurai City Aizu!

10 Great Resorts in Ise Shima & Toba

Here are 10 great resorts in the Ise Shima and Toba region you should definitely consider when visiting!

A Train That Conveys the Spirit of Recovery

A journey on Minami Aso Railway’s trolley train, which trundles past the Aso Caldera—one of the world’s largest volcanic craters—gives riders the leisurely opportunity to marvel at the natural splendors of Kumamoto’s landscape.

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!

Budget Hotels & Hostels in Sapporo

Seeking a great business hotel to stay in in Sapporo, Japan? Here are some of the hotels in Sapporo that offer fantastic service for reasonable prices.

Sightseeing & Sports Around Japan

Learn about some of the sights and local charms around Tokyo, and in areas in Kyushu that live and breathe sports!

Transforming Vacant Japanese Schools into B&Bs

A hotel with a difference—old schoolhouses in Japan are getting a new lease on life, by being transformed into hotels for visitors.

Ring in the New Year at Tokyo Disneyland!

Visitors can stay up and party all night in the happiest place on Earth on New Year's Eve 2018!

A Backpacker's Guide to Kochi

Join Stephen Schreck from A Backpacker's Tale as he visits Kochi Prefecture to do what he does best—learn the ins and outs of the region, and what makes it a fantastic destination for those looking to get off the beaten path!

Chill Out in an Ice Hotel in Hokkaido

Whether you're lounging around on ice chairs or taking a dip in an outdoor bath, this hotel is sure to warm your heart despite being made out of ice!

Ponyo: Coming to a Tasty Treat Near You!

The adorable character Ponyo joins Studio Ghibli fan-favorite Totoro in dessert form at the well-known Tokyo café, Shirohige’s Cream Puff Factory, for a limited time.

A Fan's Guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup

The wait is almost over! In less than a year the 2019 Rugby World Cup will kick off, and the Land of the Rising Sun is gearing up in a big way.

Can You Survive USJ's Spooky Halloween Hotel?

Are you brave enough to stay in a scary hotel? Travelers to Universal Studios Japan can spend a hair-raising night at a haunted hotel.

Unlock East Hokkaido's History & Nature

The following 10 locations are filled with scenery and natural monuments that are bound to amaze you!

10 Great Spots in Kyoto for Walkers

If you are planning a trip to Kyoto, here are 10 spots you definitely cannot miss, according to our friends at Trip101!

Formula 1 & Sightseeing Fun in Western Japan

The Formula 1 2018 Honda Japanese Grand Prix will be held at Mie Prefecture's Suzuka Circuit from October 4th to October 8th. In addition to high-octane thrills, it also provides a great opportunity to explore two wonderful areas of western Japan.

5 Classy Cocktail Hideouts in Ginza

Japan is known for its artisanal, creative flair in the culinary industry, which naturally jumped into the world of making cocktails. Tokyo's Ginza area is at the forefront of this thriving cocktail scene, and here are some places to enjoy it!

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