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. 1. Shirakawa-go (Gifu)

    7 Spectacular Winter Views in Japan You Don't Want To Miss

    NEW

    2017.10.19

  2. 1. Seven Stars in Kyushu

    Five Recommended Trips on Luxury Sleeper Trains in Japan

    2017.10.05

  3. A Mystical Waterfall Made Famous by Social Media

    Just a Hop and a Skip From Tokyo! Three Fantastic Foliage Views Recommended This Fall

    2017.09.28

Nationwide×Food

  1. Baker's French Toast Milk Mont Blanc

    Unique to the Japanese Fall! Fluffy and Creamy Mont Blanc French Toast (Available for a Limited Time)

    2017.09.14

  2. Reasonably Priced Chinese Dishes Made by a Hotel-Trained Chef is the Talk of the Town

    Women Around Japan Are Hooked! Seven Outstanding and Photogenic Chinese Restaurants in Kansai

    2017.09.14

  3. All 100 JPY Each!? Lawson Store 100's Recommended Ice Creams

    All 100 JPY Each!? Lawson Store 100's Recommended Ice Creams

    2017.08.10

Nationwide×Shopping

  1. 【Get It at Convenience Stores in Japan】 Boxed TIROL Chocolates Debut in Time for Halloween

    【Get It at Convenience Stores in Japan】 Boxed TIROL Chocolates Debut in Time for Halloween

    2017.09.28

  2. To Be Launched on August 29 (Tuesday): Noko Kabocha Purin (200 JPY)

    【Japan】 6 New Autumn Sweets With Chestnuts, Pumpkin and Sweet Potatoes Debut in Japan! 7-Eleven Holds An Autumn Harvest Festival and Sweets Fair

    2017.09.28

  3. Five Convenient and Tasty Instant Foods Available in Supermarkets

    Five Convenient and Tasty Instant Foods Available in Supermarkets

    2017.09.07

Nationwide×Hotels

  1. Karuizawa Marriott Hotel

    Five Marriott Hotels with Regional Features Open Across Japan

    2017.08.17

  2. Spring at Bessho Onsen in Nagano, Where You Can Enjoy the Taisho Roman Atmosphere

    Spring at Bessho Onsen in Nagano, Where You Can Enjoy the Taisho Roman Atmosphere

    2017.04.20

  3. 1. Hotel Epinard Nasu

    Day Trips OK! Five Recommended Hotels in Nasu and Kinugawa with Onsen Baths

    2017.04.06

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Nationwide×Tips & Manners

  1. November

    Calendar of Japanese Events - November & December Edition -

    NEW

    2017.10.19

  2. How is a Ryokan Different From a Hotel?

    Know Before You Book! The Characteristics of Japanese Ryokan

    NEW

    2017.10.12

  3. 1. Nabe Ryori (Hot Pots)

    Five Top Japanese Dishes to Enjoy With Sake

    2017.10.05