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Zao Fox Village

Sight in Miyagi

Enter the fox village, and walk alongside the many furry critters that will leave you grinning from ear to ear.

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Top 10 Must Buy Japanese Home Appliances in 2018

Written by Sumi Ally C

There have a lot of goodies that you can purchase as a souvenir such as snacks, cosmetics, skin care products, toys, stationery, desserts and clothes. But how a

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drifting ice: winter in japan

Written by this is japan

Here's an ice breaker: we go up close and personal to Hokkaido's drifting ice-scapes

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Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

Sight in Tokyo

Located close to Meijijingu-Mae Station, this department store houses fashion shops such as American Eagle Outfitters and The Shel'tter Tokyo. The complex featu

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Universal Studios Japan / USJ

Written by Fran Japani

Your Harry Potter spells are coming true at Osaka's Universal Studios Japan.

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Ustunomiya Big Apple

Sight in Tochigi

An old-firm club with live music in the area. You can enjoy a various types of live music played by a wide range of artists: from the well-knowns to the amateur

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Ukai Toriyama

Sight in Tokyo

Located amongst an expansive 230,000 square foot garden, enjoy Japanese style charcoal grilled chicken amongst the beauty of Japanese architecture.

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Animal Kindoms: Places in Japan ruled by our furry friends

Written by Steven Chua

Who run the world? Animals, apparently. Check out some fauna-run spots in Japan!

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Lodge Scole

Hotel in

Located within a 5-minute walk from Zao Ski Resort and Zao Onsen hot spring area, Lodge Scole is a pet friendly European-style lodge accommodation. Free WiFi ac

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Find your Inspiration at Yokohama's Cup Noodles Museum

Written by Mike B

Check out the Cup Noodle Museum to see the story of one of the greatest modern heroes: Momofuku Ando

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the best osaka souvenirs

Written by Sumi Ally C

Kyoto has green tea and matcha, Kobe has beef, but what does Osaka offer?

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9hours capsule hotel in kyoto

Written by Ngoc Huynh

Checking into and spending the night at a Capsule hotel might seem like a distant concept to many

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Book and Bed Tokyo and Kyoto

Hotel in Kyoto

Read a book until sunrise at the Book and Bed Hotel in Tokyo and Kyoto

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5 Kimono and Yukata Designers You Should Know

Written by Elena Galindo

Can you really say you've been to Japan if you've never worn a Kimono or Yukata?

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where to enjoy thrifty yukata

Written by Angie Rin

Material, design, and budget– check out these cheap Yukata rental stores we recommend!

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Shinjuku Gyoen Greenhouse

Sight in Tokyo

The Shinjuku Gyoen Greenhouse is a lush garden area with grassy expanses, and contains various kinds of plant life.

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Koncent x Takumi

Sight in Hokkaido

This furniture store is a collaboration between Takumi, a furniture brand, and Koncent, a design gift store.

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acme furniture: reliving the americanas

Sight in Tokyo

About five minutes on foot from Jiyugaoka Station, this shop sells furniture and home accessories inspired by the American design of the 1940s to 1970s. Vintage

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orange street

Sight in Osaka

Tachibana Street, traditionally famous for furniture, has now become a stylish area with boutiques, cafes and casual furniture shops.

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japan by design

Written by this is japan

Take in the architecture, street art, and natural beauty of Japan

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Tokyo Midtown Design Hub

Sight in Tokyo

Tokyo Midtown Design Hub brings together design institutions and connects people, business, and knowledge through design.

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fall appetite: foods to try in autumn

Written by Steven Chua

Known for their array of seasonal vegetables, we show you what are some of the top foods to try in Autumn in Japan

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Bike Sharing in Tokyo: See What Others Don't

Written by Sherilyn Siy

Try using Share Bikes on your next visit to Japan

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Renting a bike in Tokyo

Written by Marcus

See Tokyo from another perspective

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5 women's brands you need to know

Written by Eri Lin

For your next shopping spree in Japan, make sure you check out these stores to score the best deals

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foreigner friendly hair salons

Written by Odigo Travel

Looking for a fresh cut? Here's where to look if you're a foreigner in Japan

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fashioning the future; isseY miyake

Written by Elena Galindo

Be fashion-forward this season and find out how Issey Miyake transformed Japanese fashion

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Scai The Bathhouse

Sight in Tokyo

Scai The Bathhouse is a unique avant-garde art gallery located between the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno Park and the Yanaka Cemetary.

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smelling art: team lab X l'occitaine

Written by Kay Natsumi

Teleport to a flower field with Team Lab's interactive digital art and screen display

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Art House Project

Sight in Kagawa

In this art project, artists take empty houses scattered about Naoshima's Honmura district and turn them into works of art

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Art Spot Korin

Sight in Kyoto

This art gallery aims to show visitors the importance of creating artworks as well as how fun it can be

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ART AQUARIUM 2017: A combination of art and goldfishes!

Written by Claudia Mitsu

The concept of Art Aquarium combines art, crafts, design and entertainment with something really special: goldfishes!

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Dojidai Gallery of Art

Sight in Kyoto

This art gallery aims to create contemporary art exhibitions that both active art fans as well as ordinary people can enjoy.

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Benesse Art Site Naoshima

Sight in Kagawa

This art site was created to bring contemporary art and architecture in resonance with the nature of the Seto Inland Sea.