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. Hakodate

    You'll Want to Take Photos! 7 Picturesque Port Cities in Japan

    2017.08.03

  2. 1. Ishikawa - Higashi Chaya District

    Great to Photograph! Seven Select Quintesentially Japanese Townscapes

    2017.07.27

  3. Matsumoto (Castle Town to the Matsumoto Domain's Matsumoto Castle)

    Seven Select Japanese Castle Towns that Retain Beautiful Townscapes from the Past

    2017.07.20

Nationwide×Food

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

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

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    2017.08.10

  2. You'll Be Addicted After Just One Meal! 5 Recommended Japanese Curry Chains

    You'll Be Addicted After Just One Meal! 5 Recommended Japanese Curry Chains

    2017.08.03

  3. Five Select Convenience Store Ice Creams to Eat During Summer, From Standards to New Trends

    Five Select Convenience Store Ice Creams to Eat During Summer, From Standards to New Trends

    2017.06.29

Nationwide×Shopping

  1. These Are the Best of Eastern Japan! JR EAST Announces Winners of Souvenir Grand Prix

    These Are the Best of Eastern Japan! JR EAST Announces Winners of Souvenir Grand Prix

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    2017.08.10

  2. 7 Unique Drinks You Can Purchase at Japanese Vending Machines

    7 Unique Drinks You Can Purchase at Japanese Vending Machines

    2017.07.27

  3. You Can Get Them at Any Convenience Store! 5 Canned Goods Perfect for Souvenirs

    You Can Get Them at Any Convenience Store! 5 Canned Goods Perfect for Souvenirs

    2017.07.20

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

    2017.04.20

  2. 1. Hotel Epinard Nasu

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

    2017.04.06

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  3. 1. Takaragawa Onsen Osenkaku

    Five Select Ryokan and Hotels in the Onsen Heaven of Gunma

    2017.04.06

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Nationwide×Tips & Manners

  1. Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 5 (98)

    Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 5 (98)

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    2017.08.10

  2. Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 5 (97)

    Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 5 (97)

    NEW

    2017.08.09

  3. Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 5 (96)

    Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 5 (96)

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    2017.08.08