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Why Are These Things So Expensive in Japan?

Movies, pizza, bullet trains and mobile phones seem more expensive in Japan than elsewhere. Here's how you can save.

By 8 min read

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7 Convenience Store Items for Vegetarians in Japan

A survival guide for meatless options in Japanese convenience stores.

By 5 min read

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Ginza 300 Bar: Homegrown, Handmade and High-Quality

The friendliest — and cheapest — bar in Ginza is an awesome cocktail spot for locals and travelers alike.

By 5 min read

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3 Simple Ways to Discover Japan’s Unique Food Culture

Let Japan and its unique culture of food blow your mind — and your senses — with amazing “konbini,” exclusive “ekiben” and subterranean “depachika.”

By 7 min read

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7 Food Theme Parks and Museums in Japan for the Hungry Traveler

Take a culinary adventure to these Japanese destinations where playing with your food is encouraged!

By 6 min read

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5 Craft Beer Festivals to Attend in Japan this Spring

Lovers of craft brew unite! As spring approaches celebrations of beer blossom!

By 6 min read

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Nescafe Opens Their First Nap Cafe in Oimachi, Tokyo

Offering a customizable chair or bed, pillow, and lighting, plus more coffee than is probably safe to drink.

By 2 min read

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Starbucks has started selling its cherry blossom-themed drinks and products for 2019

The "Sakuraful" Milk Latte and Frappuccino go on sale today, along with a new line of pink products.

By 3 min read

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A Gourmet Guide to Musashino, West Tokyo

Drool over the foodscape in Kichijoji and Musashi Sakai.

By 7 min read

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Japanese Twitter is Shook by Quality of New Pikachu Donuts

And it’s not in a good way.

By 2 min read

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Japan Now Has a Pringles Flavor Cup Ramen

Once you slurp you can’t stop.

By 2 min read

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This Bud’s for You: Tap into Japan’s Craft Beer Scene

Hop on board Japan’s microbrew train with this guide to some of the country’s best beers and where to find them.

By 6 min read