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There are so many wacky cafe themes you can find in Japan. They vary in promotional concepts to attract different kinds of customers. There is one particular cafe which is promoting a “natural beauty” and “no makeup” concept called Naturalia (ナチュラリア). It originally opened in Hokkaido (北海道) in October...

Hanami (flower viewing) has been a traditional custom in Japan for centuries and is mostly done from the end of March to the beginning of May, depending on the weather. If you are planning on doing hanami with your friends and family during spring, then make your way to...

Experiencing a traditional onsen (温泉) in Japan has always posed a problem for me. It's not the hot water nor the price that worries me, but the obligation to get completely naked before jumping in. That handkerchief-sized, piece of cloth handed to you before entering? That's intended for a...

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (August 15th to 21st) on Japan Info and/or...

We all must have seen silhouettes which are pretty common if we look at a rocky terrain from a distance. But only a few have seen rocks that usually have an interesting shape. There are some rock formations which can totally blow our mind from any distance. They can...

With such a great variety of mouth-watering food to indulge in on your travels throughout the land of the rising sun, you may encounter what many people dread - food allergies. In Japan, many food industries, supermarkets, and restaurant establishments take the time to label food or the menu...

Japan’s world-class rail system reaches a milestone once again as it opens yet another line to add to its already extensive network. On March 26, 2016, Japan’s shinkansen bullet train opened a direct line from Tokyo to Hokkaido. Tickets sold out within 30 seconds. The historic moment forbes.com/ The historic moment of...

Looking at lakes can be calming, and even bring you ideas if you are experiencing a creative block. Japan is blessed with a variety of lakes, and the beautiful blue lakes that are in the country are some of the prettiest and they should not be missed! Here are...

Shortly after spring has sprung and the sakura have all fallen from the trees, people in Japan start to feel hungry for summer! The heat can be brutal, particularly in big cities, and the humidity level is quite high! So whether you're visiting or living in Japan, why not...

Potato is considered a major staple food around the world. It doesn't have a strong taste, so it is easy to adopt it into various recipes. Even in Japan, you can find various styles of potato dishes! Here are 4 types of potato dishes to try when you find...

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