Karuizawa is an upmarket Japanese Alpine town in Nagano Prefecture. HOSHINOYA Karuizawa is an exclusive modern ryokan under the Hoshino Resorts Group, the crown jewel of the town.
Renting a kimono with a special hijab is now possible when in Kyoto. This is through Yumeyukata, a known kimono rental service with a great rep among tourists who have tried the kimono experience.
With COVID-19 spreading, it's important to keep your immune system strong. Here are Japanese ingredients that you can add to your meals to supercharge your health.
Who is Rei Kawakubo? Rei Kawakubo is an enigma. She's mysterious, unapologetically ridiculous and at the same time, a genius. Her designs are as mystifying as her.
Fermented skincare is a storied category in the beauty industry, with roots in Asia starting 200 years ago. But is it really as good and effective as it seems?
If you have a penchant for uplifting, light scents, you have to explore spring-inspired Japanese perfumes. Known for being subtle and fresh, Japanese perfumers offer well-balanced selections.
We head up to the northernmost region of the country on the island of Hokkaido to search for the best types of ramen you can find in this prefecture.
Did you know that there are actually 3 types of public baths in Japan — onsen, sento and super sento? It is best to understand their differences so that you can enjoy them like a local. Learn about them here.
Learn how Japanese sake is produced, the types of sake and the best sake regions in Japan.
In contrast to the crowded sakura spots in Tokyo, Tottori offers a more tranquil cherry blossom viewing experience. Here are the best cherry blossom spots in Tottori.
Sushiro, the largest kaiten sushi restaurant chain in Japan is becoming more and more popular in Singapore. Here's our review of their Orchard Road branch.
The tangerine rays of Central Japan’s sun pierced the crimson leaves behind Sue Lynn, the woman behind the blog Bangsar Babe, talks about autumn in the region.
Senkoji Park is one of the must-see sakura spots in Japan. What a sight it is when the flowers are in bloom, peppering against the beautiful backdrop of the Seto Inland Sea and Shikoku’s mountains.
Visting Central Japan in autumn? Read on to learn about the best spots to check out when you’re there, courtesy of Our Awesome Planet’s Itinerary.
In honour of International Women’s Day, read on to find out how four creative and empowered ladies, powered by Canon, pursue their passions.
Meet the new Caffé B — transformed into a chic, contemporary dining and drinks destination. Check out the updated menu and improved interiors.
The Dr. Martens x Hello Kitty collection is set to drop really soon and we can't wait to get our hands on it. Here’s what we can expect from this new team-up.
Read on to find out the best spots you should uncover from Central Japan, according to this itinerary by Our Awesome Planet.