Learn the art of and where to find one of Japan’s oldest traditions that’s quickly fading away.
By Natsuko Mazany on May 1, 2018
No Japanese? No Problem.
By Christy Anne Jones on April 30, 2018
Three iconic cities. Three unique styles of Japanese soul food. We travel to each area and discover what makes miso, shoyu and tonkotsu styles of ramen so distinct.
By Frank Striegl on April 27, 2018
Sakura & animal selfies and scenery straight out of a storybook… Here are just a few of our favorite posts so far from the ongoing 2018 GaijinPot Cherry Blossom Contest.
By GaijinPot Blog on April 14, 2018
Who, what, where and, most importantly, how to get your hands on these cute, crafty and sometimes weird pieces of Japanese pop culture.
By Mimi Dietderich on April 13, 2018
No one’s heard of this misty mountain retreat just west of Sendai — and that’s what makes it so special.
By GaijinPot Partners on April 11, 2018
These are the rides to seek out during the resort’s year-long 35th anniversary event.
By Joshua Meyer on April 6, 2018
While Kyushu is famous for some unique cuisine and craftsmanship, it’s also known for its abundance of ancient “au naturel” soaking in spots!
By Natsuko Mazany on April 5, 2018
Live out your childhood dreams of racing alongside Mario and Luigi and learn how to fire a “kamehameha” (energy wave) straight from your own hands.
By Limarc Ambalina on April 4, 2018
Because of the blossoms’ limited time, so are the parties that come with them. Tokyo may be tapped out, but there are still plenty of spots left.
By Lucio Maurizi on April 3, 2018
We’ve tapped into the insider information of Sakura Hotel Nippori to bring you ideas that you won’t find in the local guidebooks.
By Lucy Dayman on April 2, 2018
Four seaside vegetarian restaurants in Kanagawa that will make your beach getaway perfect!