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Top 10 Incredible Can’t-Miss Dishes in Hokkaido - Seafood, Ramen & More in Japan’s Gourmet Kingdom!

Sapporo / Chitose Other Japanese Food

Hokkaido is an excellent destination if you want to eat delicious food from seafood and vegetables to meat and dairy products. Here’s a variety of Hokkaido’s exquisite food delights that will satisfy both your stomach and your heart. Be sure to try as many as you can during your Hokkaido trip!

These Are Japan’s Top 30 Best-Selling Beauty Products (And Where to Find Them!)

Shibuya

Japan is a great place to get your hands on top-quality cosmetics at very reasonable prices. So it’s no wonder that pharmaceuticals are so popular amongst tourists. But what exactly are the products that everyone is raving about? Find out for yourself below!

Learn the Art of Flower Arrangement at Ohara School of Ikebana

Harajuku Other Traditional Arts

Ikebana, flower arrangement, is one of Japan’s most treasured art forms, a time-honored tradition that continues to be relevant even in today’s modern society. Beautifully arranged flowers and plants have permeated Japanese culture in a way that is seldom found in others. The Ohara School of Ikebana has played a major part in keeping the tradition alive, through its many schools in Japan, as well as its 59 chapters abroad, with over 300,000 members worldwide. The beauty of the Ohara School is not only in its floral arrangements, but its ability to share the culture of ikebana with the world. I visited the Ohara Center of Tokyo to try an ikebana class to learn more about this traditional art form.

Tokyo's Secret to Quality Hotels on a Budget: Top Local Hotel Chains!

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Hotels

Business hotels are known for their reasonable prices, excellent access, and good service. Many visitors to Tokyo choose to stay at such hotels to save their budget for food and sightseeing. Even though weekends and holidays may cause spiking prices, booking at the right time will result in big discounts and unbelievably low prices, even right in the heart of Tokyo. To make navigating Japan’s business hotels easier, we have compiled the major chains that can be found all across the country and listed their features, pros, and prices.

How to Drink Like a Local: Drinking, Dancing, and Late-Night Udon in Osaka

Nanba, Dotonbori, Shinsaibashi Clubs

If a day around Osaka just isn't enough, extend the fun until well after sunset! Osaka's urban areas offer a variety of nightlife activities, including late-night dining, lively clubs, and a variety of bars. Our one-day nighttime plan will make sure you get the full experience of all that Osaka nightlife has to offer. Each shop is guaranteed to give off that deep, exciting Osaka vibe for a fun night you will be sure to remember!

Tokyo's Top 25 Neighborhoods on Instagram!

Tokyo Station Downtown

Choosing what areas to go visit in a metropolis as large as Tokyo often seems like a daunting experience. Everyone has a different preference, some good memories connected to one place or another. We are about to introduce you to the most popular hot spots in Tokyo according to, well, everyone who's ever posted a picture of Tokyo online. With Japan expecting over 40 million visitors in 2020, and with tourism to the country increasing on a yearly basis, tourists and locals alike take to Instagram to post pictures of the places they like best. So, let’s take the guesswork out of the equation. Let’s see which areas are the ones most people like and let’s dive into the Top 25 hotspots in Tokyo on Instagram!

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