Taking time to celebrate and absorb beauty is a way of life in Japan.
The development of okonomiyaki as an affordable, staple dish in both Osaka and Hiroshima is directly linked to disasters in those regions.
This is a traditional and historic country, but it's also ultra-modern and edgy, and a pop-culture juggernaut.
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Setouchi is comprised of seven prefectures of Japan, seven mini-states essentially each with their own culture, attractions, history and charm.
Leave your Western expectations of gardens behind in Japan.
In the middle of Tokyo Bay sits an innocuous man-made island in the shape of a boomerang.
Japan's embrace of all things Christmas — albeit in a commercial and secular fashion — is somewhat remarkable.