Welcome to ‘Only in Japan’
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Welcome to ‘Only in Japan’

There is so much to experience in Japan that is, well, uniquely Japanese. Whether it’s youth fashion on the back streets of Tokyo, a spiritual…

KARAOKE BOX: Enjoying Japan’s Nightlife Destination of Choice
Pop Culture

KARAOKE BOX: Enjoying Japan’s Nightlife Destination of Choice

In a land where stepping out from the crowd is boldly avoided, karaoke can be a place of fearless individual expression. Here, even the most…

Taketomi Island: Japan’s Southern Paradise
Outdoor

Taketomi Island: Japan’s Southern Paradise

Just over 300 people call Taketomi Island home, and they must surely be some of the luckiest people in Japan to be able to enjoy…

5 Things We Love About Osaka Dining
Gourmet

5 Things We Love About Osaka Dining

Any cities whose people coined the phrase kuidaore, meaning to eat until you become broke, is sure to have good food and a sense of…

The Green Car: Japan’s Luxury Rail Experience
Travel Tips

The Green Car: Japan’s Luxury Rail Experience

In Japan trains are paragons of efficiency and speed, transporting countless millions across plains, under the sea, through mountains and between islands every year. For…

Staying Cool in Japan: 5 Favorite Ways to Beat the Heat
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Staying Cool in Japan: 5 Favorite Ways to Beat the Heat

  1. Drink mugicha barley tea Mugicha, also known as Japanese roasted barley tea, is a traditional summer drink in Japan. It is a commonly held…

Tokyo City Air Terminal Special Fares
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Tokyo City Air Terminal Special Fares

Special Fare Extension–TCAT to Narita Good news for foreign travelers who arrive at and leave from Narita Airport. Tokyo City Air Terminal (TCAT) Special Fares…