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. Go to Pokemon Centers in Japan!

    A Must-Visit for All Pokemon Fans! A Guide to the 12 Pokemon Centers in Japan

    2019.09.18

  2. History of rakugo

    [Traditional performing arts] Have you heard about the sit-down comedy Rakugo? There is even an English version of it.

    2019.08.27

  3. 1. PRINCESS CRUISES

    Appreciate Japan with one of these 3 Luxurious Cruises

    2019.07.23

Nationwide×Food

  1. 1. Kurashiki Denim Street – Denim Soft Serve

    Top 10 Unique Regional Soft Serve Ice Creams in Japan

    2019.06.24

  2. 1. Lucky pierrot Bay Area Head Shop

    5 Unique Regional Burgers in Japan You Should Try At Least Once

    2019.05.10

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  3. 1. Tokyo Ramen Show

    [2019 Edition] Enjoy the Best Japanese Food Trends! 5 Food Festivals With Local Cuisine

    2019.05.07

Nationwide×Shopping

  1. What Is the Imperial Household Agency?

    Souvenirs to Buy in the First Year of Reiwa! The 5 Best Products Subject to the Royal Warrant of the Imperial Household Agency

    2019.09.20

  2. 3 Convenient Daiso Cleaning Goods You Won’t Regret Getting!

    3 Convenient Daiso Cleaning Goods You Won’t Regret Getting!

    2019.09.18

  3. Limited Edition Seasonal Flavor -

    Just in Time for Autumn! Haagen-Dazs’ Sweet and Comforting “Murasaki Imo Tartelette”!

    2019.09.18

Nationwide×Hotels

  1. 1. The Lodge Moiwa 834 (Hokkaido)

    [2019 Version] 20 Unique Capsule Hotels to Stay in Japan

    2019.03.28

    Booking.com

  2. 1. Choseikan (Niigata Prefecture)

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

    2018.03.08

    Booking.com

  3. 1. KuraYa Kiyomizu Gojo (Kyoto)

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

    2018.02.15

    Booking.com

Nationwide×Tips & Manners

  1. Four Types of Banknotes in Circulation

    Who and What Can You Find On Japanese Money? Learn About Japan’s Culture and History Through Its Banknotes!

    2019.10.01

  2. Sometimes I just want to try the taste of home

    Only found in Japanese fast-food restaurants; An introduction to menus at renowned fast-food restaurants

    2019.09.30

  3. Cashless conditions in Japan

    No more excessive cash! Cashless payment services in Japan that can be used with credit cards that were issued outside of Japan

    2019.09.30