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From Buttered Corn to Soybean Powder: Kit Kats in Japan are a Thing

To date there's been over 200 unique flavors of KitKats released in Japan, here are some of the craziest.

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A Mind-boggling Food Tour of Japan

Trying to sum up food in Japan is like trying to boil down the best of the US into one page – it’s just not possible and w...

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Welcome to the Maid Cafe, Jail Bar and Other Japan Oddities

For how much Japan loves good food and fine dining, on the other end of the spectrum, they have equal parts adoration for ...

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A Quick History Tour of Japan That Won't Put You to Sleep (We Promise)

The ancient country of Japan has many quiet, serene places where one can escape the urban noise and chaos of the cities. T...

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Japan Travel Guide

Known as the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’, Japan is an eclectic mix of past, present, and future, combining ancient samurai traditions and an impressive history with a modern-day persona and new world technology. The country is unique in that, until the late 19th century, it was ruled by the feudal Shogunate, with its semi-divine Emperor a powerless figurehead trapped in the Imperial Palace in the ancient city of Kyoto. A land of contrasts, Japan is a fascinating destination for visitors. Combini...

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How to Eat Like a Local in Tokyo

Most of us can’t live without Japanese food and already include tempura, ramen and sushi regularly in our menus. It’s not ...

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Sakura Season Makes Japan Cherry Blossoms a Not to Miss Attraction

As spring rolls around, travelers will flock to various parts of the world to see the beautiful cherry blossoms or "sakura...