Wa-Oh! 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. Godzilla Head (Tokyo)

    Definitely Worth Photographing! Six Huge Statues Around Japan

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    2017.04.27

  2. 1. Lake Shikotsu

    Pure and Mythical. Seven Recommended Lakes You'll Want to Visit in Japan

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    2017.04.20

  3. 1. Mimurotoji (Kyoto)

    5 Spots for Enjoying Hydrangeas in Kansai

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    2017.04.20

Nationwide×Food

  1. Double The Deliciousness! A Complete Guide To Eating Yakiniku In Japan

    Double The Deliciousness! A Complete Guide To Eating Yakiniku In Japan

    2017.04.06

  2. 1. Yayoiken

    Cheap yet delicious! 8 Recommended Teishoku Chain Restaurants in Japan

    2017.03.27

  3. 1. Yoshinoya

    Cheap and Tasty! Seven Select Beef Bowl Chains in Japan

    2017.03.16

Nationwide×Shopping

  1. Essential During Rainy Season in Japan! 5 Rain Goods to Ensure a Pleasant Trip

    Essential During Rainy Season in Japan! 5 Rain Goods to Ensure a Pleasant Trip

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    2017.04.20

  2. The Ultimate Toaster Produced by BALMUDA

    The Ultimate Toaster Produced by BALMUDA

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    2017.04.20

  3. 1. Sakazen (Men’s and Ladies’)

    Up to Size 10L! 5 Shops for Plus-Size Clothes and Shoes

    2017.04.13

Nationwide×Hotels

  1. 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

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    2017.04.20

  2. 1. Hotel Epinard Nasu

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

    2017.04.06

    Booking.com

  3. 1. Takaragawa Onsen Osenkaku

    Five Select Ryokan and Hotels in the Onsen Heaven of Gunma

    2017.04.06

    Booking.com

Nationwide×Tips & Manners

  1. Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (27)

    Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (27)

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    2017.04.27

  2. Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (26)

    Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (26)

    NEW

    2017.04.26

  3. Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (25)

    Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (25)

    NEW

    2017.04.25

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Useful info on sights, food, and customs!