WOW! JAPAN

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Japan is a country where unique culture and ideas are born. Many people from outside of Japan are often bewildered and mystified by things that Japanese do on an everyday basis.Also, even if it's called a Japanese thing, often it varies based on region or area thanks to geography or history. Especially cuisine - even if dishes share names, depending on the region, the main ingredients or seasonings may differ. There are also many dishes that can only be found in certain regions.
This information is about all of Japan, including sightseeing locations, cuisine, accommodations, and information you should know beforehand like riding trains, how to bathe in a hot spring, manners, customs, useful information, trivia, and more.
For people that don't have any current plans to travel to Japan, if you read this, you'll want to visit!

Topics

Nationwide×Sightseeing

  1. No. 30  Sanzen-in Temple (Kyoto)

    Top 30 Tourist Attractions in Japan Popular Among International Travelers

    2018.11.22

  2. What are Japanese Castles Like?

    [2018 Edition] The Top 20 Castles to Experience Japan’s History

    2018.11.01

  3. What Are Factory Tours and Interactive Facilities?

    Factory Tours and Interactive Facilities in Japan to Find Out How Products Are Made

    2018.09.27

Nationwide×Food

  1. 1. Yukimi Daifuku

    【2018 Edition】10 Must-Eat Convenience Store Ice Creams in Japan, from Old Classics to Limited Seasonal Offers

    2018.09.13

  2. 1. Mini Snack Gold (Yamazaki)

    Top 10 Must-Buy Convenience Store Breads According to a Bread-Loving Writer

    2018.08.31

  3. Yoshinoya – A Lineup That Can Get You Tipsy Easily

    Recommended Quick Drink Menus From Four Gyu-don Chains

    2018.04.12

Nationwide×Shopping

  1. 1. Silicone Keyboard Brush

    [2018 Edition] 10 Cute (Kawaii) Japanese Stationery That Make Perfect Souvenirs

    2018.10.18

  2. 1. Nakiryu Dan Dan Noodles

    Perfect As Souvenirs! 10 Instant Cup Noodle Collaborations With Famous Noodle Shops

    2018.08.31

  3. 1. Masks with a slight herbal aroma

    How About These As Souvenirs? Top 5 Ever-Changing Japanese Masks

    2018.08.23

Nationwide×Hotels

  1. 1. Choseikan (Niigata Prefecture)

    Immerse Yourself in Spring! Seven Accommodations in Eastern Japan to Enjoy the Cherry Blossoms!

    2018.03.08

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  2. 1. KuraYa Kiyomizu Gojo (Kyoto)

    Private Spaces to Relax in! Five Inns that Take One Booking a Day

    2018.02.15

    Booking.com

  3. Karuizawa Marriott Hotel

    Five Marriott Hotels with Regional Features Open Across Japan

    2017.08.17

Nationwide×Tips & Manners

  1. State of Minpaku in Japan

    [Special Edition] An In-Depth Look at Japan’s “Minpaku” Law

    2018.10.18

  2. The Basics

    [Special Edition] 30 Tips for Traveling in Japan

    2018.09.27

  3. 3 Things You Can Do With IC Cards

    The Various Convenient Ways to Use Smart Travel Cards in Japan

    2018.08.17