travel

New Shinkansen bullet train design revealed for Nagasaki extension

Kamome will let travelers figuratively fly to west Kyushu.

Read More

New Harajuku-themed hotel room promises to surround you in pink and zany kawaii-ness

Use Moshi Moshi Rooms for your next Harajuku stay!

Read More

How big (small?) is the smallest Great Buddha statue in Japan? Let’s visit and find out【Photos】

We’re not quite sure what to expect when we head out on a day trip from Tokyo to see the Great Buddha of Kamagaya.

Read More

Okayama prefecture to receive its first Pokémon-themed manhole covers【Pics】

Okayama? More like Pokéyama!

Read More

We try Starbucks Japan’s new sand dunes Frappuccino in Tottori

One of the countries rarest 47 Jimoto Frappuccinos gets ticked off our list.

Read More

Walking Bingo: A clever alternative to adventure games like Pokémon GO

How many everyday Japanese icons can you find on a neighbourhood stroll?

Read More

This one photo shows how tough times are in Tokyo’s Akihabara these days

A closer look at the iconic otaku street shows it’s not business as usual in the district.

Read More

Gundam Manhole Project launches, brings awesome anime art to series creator’s hometown【Photos】

Mobile suits become permanent part of the town’s infrastructure, with more team-ups to come.

Read More

Time for Japan to start tipping taxi drivers? Cab company now gives passengers option in Tokyo

In no-tipping Japan, most people just pay whatever the meter says, but this company is now letting passengers pay more.

Read More

This beautiful mountaintop Buddha carving in Japan is much newer than it looks【Photos】

Let’s head south from Tokyo to visit the Takatoriyama magaibutsu.

Read More

Saga Prefecture celebrates SaGa Frontier Remastered with SaGa Bath campaign

It makes more sense in Japanese.

Read More

We try chain restaurant miso ramen in Paris and find a slice of home overseas【Pics】

Sometimes the most familiar things in life spring up in the most unexpected of places.

Read More

Japan to begin process of distributing vaccine passports, Chief Cabinet Secretary says

The passports are meant to be used strictly for travel purposes.

Read More

We try a Tokyo luxury hotel’s fancy Cup Noodle buffet items, eat best curry noodles of our lives

If you’ve ever wondered what fancy dishes with instant noodles would look like, look no further than the Keio Plaza Hotel!

Read More

What to do if your phone battery dies when using a mobile transit pass on a Japanese train

Avoid getting stuck inside the train station forever with these handy solutions.

Read More

Seven new Pokémon-themed manhole covers featuring Vulpix make their debut in Hokkaido this summer

Lots of Vulpix love in this batch!

Read More

Miyazaki Prefecture celebrated Exeggutor Day by installing nine more Exeggutor-themed Pokéfuta

 That brings Miyazaki’s total number of Pokémon manhole covers up to 26!

Read More

A visit to Japan’s train station that looks like a spaceport in the middle of nowhere【Photos】

Unusual station’s unique name also makes it a destination for those seeking good luck, but things might feel different in the near future.

Read More

Tokyo starts massive renovation project for entrances to the world’s busiest train station

And don’t worry, the coronavirus travel ban will definitely be over in time for you to see it as soon as it’s done.

Read More

Japanese restaurant in former yukaku red light district struggles to preserve its history

Historic building used to be a brothel, now its ornate interiors are in danger of fading away.

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. ...
  9. 72