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You can make your own hot spring bath at this river in central Japan【Japan travel】

Grab a shovel and make an onsen that’s just for you at Kawayu Onsen.

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Beef and sashimi in the same rice bowl: Brilliance or blasphemy? We find out【Taste test】

Mr. Sato wants it all, but will his unbridled desire be his undoing?

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We try the new Starbucks Dark Night Frappuccino with cup cosplay costumes for Halloween

Enjoy all the fun of a Halloween masquerade party at Starbucks in Japan for a limited time.

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White Curry Udon: A new take on noodles discovered at a Japanese airport

Part curry, part noodles, part Shepherd’s Pie, this is a unique dish worth travelling for.

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How did samurai swords and armor evolve over time?【Part 2】【Photos】

We’re back for another look at how the arms and armor of samurai developed, and this time we learn why they ditched their otachi for uchigatana.

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This is Japan’s second-shortest mountain, and we climbed it without realizing it【Photos】

The compact peak is hidden in plain sight right in downtown Osaka.

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Tokyo has a bar that only lets you in if you come alone – No bringing your friends allowed!

We check out Hitori, a bar in Shinjuku with an admission system like nowhere else.

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Japan Travel: Explore a hidden cave on a tiny monorail roller coaster thrill ride in Nara

Step away from the mainstream and discover the mysterious side of Japan.

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Godiva tapioca tea on sale in Japan just in time to get in on the country’s boba boom【Taste test】

Belgian chocolatier tries its hand at the Asian dessert drink that’s taken Japan by storm.

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Sleep next to the railroad tracks at the closest hotel to a train station platform in Japan

New accommodation recreates the feel of a high-class train cabin inside, with a priceless view outside for just US$20 a night.

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Japanese cafe lets customers enjoy random flavors of coffee using capsule vending machines

Can’t decide what to get? Then leave it all up to gacha.

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We recreate the delicious-looking meatball stew from Laputa: Castle in the Sky【SoraKitchen】

Did you think the stew that appears in Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky looked good? So did we, so we made it.

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Okinawa soul food: We try the most epic pork and egg onigiri rice balls in Japan

A fistful of a feast, these rare treats are more like burgers than rice balls.

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Yoshinoya ramen? Yes, it now exists, and it’s awesome【Taste test】

There’s only one place in Japan where the beef bowl king serves these noodles.

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Japanese Phantom Cheesecake: A sweet so popular 2,000 sold in ten minutes

We try the mysterious cheesecake that people in Japan are crazy for.

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We try the new Halloween Masquerade Party drinks from Starbucks Japan

Time to put on our mask and find out what a Halloween Red Night Frappuccino tastes like.

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We don’t know if Japan’s Pizza-Tara is really pizza, but it’s really good

Look for Pizza-Tara hanging by a hook in a Japanese discount chain store near you!

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How did samurai swords and armor change over time?【Part 1】【Photos】

Samurai fought on the field of battle for a thousand years, and during that time their arms and armor went through a fascinating evolution.

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Rush hour trains in London are worse than Tokyo, according to our Japanese-language reporter

After riding on the Tube in London, our Japanese reporter is thankful for crowded Tokyo trains. 

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Japan’s chocolate toilets are disturbingly delicious【Photos】

Toilet maker Toto’s strange souvenirs are giving us a rumbling in our tummies.

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