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5 Cool Things to Do in Aomori City

Go beyond the Nebuta Festival with these year-round local attractions in Aomori City.

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5 MORE Delicious Hokkaido Foods in Japan

Hokkaido is known as a foodie paradise, so we couldn’t resist sharing another five of the best Hokkaido dishes.

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Culture

The Eel and The Ox: Summer Unagi in Japan

Learn about Day of the Ox and why people in Japan can't get enough eel in summer.

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5 Summer Foods to Cool Off in Japan

Chill out with these cooling summer dishes in Japan’s intense summer heat.

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4 Japanese Comfort Foods Made in the Microwave

The journey of a thousand meals starts by pushing a single button.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Hiyashi Chuka

Japanese summer got you hot and bothered? Cool off with this ice-cold noodle dish.

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5 Overlooked Destinations in Wakayama Prefecture

Looking for a brand new adventure in Kansai? Check out this list of some of the most overlooked destinations in Wakayama—perfect for eager explorers.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Goya Chanpuru

Beat the heat like an Okinawan with this bitter melon recipe.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Udon Gyoza

Here is a quick and easy recipe so you can fry up Osaka’s favorite comfort food.

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Where to Buy Good Cheese in Japan

It ain't easy being cheesy—especially in this country. Here are the best places to find good cheese in Japan.

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Where to Find Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal in Japan

Satisfy your sugary cravings with this list of places to find the best cereals from Fruity Pebbles to Captain Crunch.

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No-bake Strawberry Shortcake: How to Make a Japanese Cake Without an Oven

Want a quick and playful dessert? Whip up this cheat strawberry shortcake using Japanese milk bread in no time.

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