Japan Archives

Under the train tracks in Kobe

Gudetama: Examining Japan’s Mascot Culture Through a Lazy Egg

Cherry Blossom Time: Chasing Sakura in Japan

A Hidden Teahouse in Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa

Kyoto’s Nishiki Market – A Food Emporium Fit for Royalty

Following Hayao Miyazaki’s Footsteps in Tomonoura

Mogu Mogu! Japanese Sweets by Sound

The Pleasures of Japan’s Summer Festivals

Would You Want to Live Like a Japanese Dog?

Best Tokyo Shopping and Eating: Ginza Guide

A Walk on the Nakasendo Road from Magome to Tsumago

Antenna Shops in Tokyo’s Ginza and Yurakucho

Glimpses of My Japan

Slices of Japanese Life That Keep Me Coming Back For More

Let’s Eat! 5 Unusual Japanese Foods and Why You Should Try Them

An Insider Guide to the Best Food and Coffee in Kichijoji, Tokyo

A Race Across Japan to See its Last Original Castles

3 Simple Ways to Discover Japan’s Unique Food Culture

Shotengai in Japan: Nostalgic, Atmospheric Streets Crammed with Cheap, Delicious Eats

Autumn in Japan: Keeping Up With the Koyo

The Past and Future Meet at Oshogatsu, Japanese New Year

The Secret Life of Ninja in Iga and Koka, Japan

Japan’s Cherry Blossoms

Two Top Luxury Tokyo Food and Drink Recommendations

Tatami Anarchist: Artist Kenze Yamada’s Twisted Tatami

Why is the World Obsessed With Hello Kitty?