All About Japan

Muji Is Set to Open Its First Hotel

Get details on the upcoming Muji Hotel, where all furniture and amenities will be items from the beloved brand’s catalog.

Japan's Top 10 Aquariums

As an island nation, Japan’s history and culture are tied to the sea and the animals within. To get a good glimpse of the deep blue from dry land, check out the Top 10 aquariums scattered across the country!

Starbucks Opts for Tradition in Kyoto

Century-old teahouse starts new life with tatami floors and 'zabuton' cushions for customers at this American café chain.

All About ADMT: Advertising Museum Tokyo

To commemorate the 100th birthday of Hideo Yoshida, the fourth CEO of Japanese advertising conglomerate Dentsu, an NPO group called Yoshida Hideo Memorial Foundation opened a museum in December 2002 dedicated to the history of advertising in Japan.

Take Your Singing to New Heights

Enjoy a round of karaoke on a Ferris Wheel with an amazing Tokyo view!

10 Free Spots in Hokuriku

Japan's Hokuriku region offers plenty of appealing tourist attractions—and not all of them will cost you anything! We're here to show you 10 free spots in the region that are too good to miss!

Final Fantasy XIV Takes Over Hotel's Exterior

Watch a party of adventurers take down an evil dragon as they are projected onto the wall of the InterContinental Yokohama Grand.

All About Mount Fuji: A Comprehensive Guide

From viewing the mighty mountain in traditional artwork to witnessing an incredible sunset at the mountaintop, there's so much to love about Mount Fuji!

Testing out the ili Translation Device in Kobe

Our writer Eric headed out to Kobe to check out the Sannomiya nightlife, and he brought an ili translation device along for the ride with amusing results.

Our 6 Favorite Veltra Discount Packages

Looking to save a few yen on some of Japan's big tourist spots? These packages offer discounts and special deals rolled into the regular price, from Hokkaido to Okinawa—including limited-time discounts to the Robot Restaurant!

What Exactly Are Japanese Power Spots?

Heard the buzzword 'power spot' but not sure what it means exactly? We'll fill you in!

Top 10 Natural Power Spots of Kansai

Japan is a haven for beautiful nature, and Kansai is one of the best places to experience just that.

Top 30 Spots Across Japan Ranked by Tourists

Travel website TripAdvisor has just listed this year's hot spots in Japan as selected by overseas visitors and we can't wait to see what's at number one!

Kizuna Festival: Coming Together in Tohoku

Join our intrepid writer Nick on a journey to the inaugural Kizuna Festival in Sendai to celebrate the community, cooperation and cultural diversity of the Tohoku region.

Kill Time Gaming With Mario at Kansai Airport

Kansai International Airport, the principal international airport close to Nintendo's Kyoto headquarters, lets you start your travel fun right away!

Get to Know the World Famous Dentsu

Dentsu has a huge influence on Japanese culture by deciding when, what, where and how things got promoted, as Dentsu owns stocks in different mass media conglomerates. But just how much do you know about this global powerhouse?

Celebrate Tanabata at Tokyo Tower

On July 7, head over to Tokyo Tower for a dazzling Milky Way Illumination. And be sure to come in a summer kimono to get a discount!

Exposing Playgrounds to Darkness

In just the right light, or lack there of, even the most innocent places can become terrifying at night with a single photograph.

Eat, Drink & Be a Merry Cosplayer!

With photo booths, cosplaying staff and costume rental for diners, this is one of the most unusual food courts you’ll find in Japan.

Dog Days Are Coming to Fuji-Q Highland

Japanese amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening its doors to dogs and their owners where both can enjoy certain rides together.

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