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Sorry, Sake: This Plum Wine Could Be Japan's Next Big Drink Export

In recent years, Japanese whisky has enjoyed growing popularity worldwide, as well as a surge in prices. The Hibiki 17-Year-Old, the famous Japanese whisky by Suntory that was featured in the movie <i>Lost In Translation</i>, has even been discontinued due to lack of supplies. Japanese sake is also growing …

Japan

Here Are This Week's Best Dog Posts Because You Deserve It, Fren

It's been a long one.

Pets

Princess Announces Year-Round Japan Program

Princess Cruises announced that the Japanese-built Diamond Princess will extend its season in Japan with an additional 34 itineraries sailing from …

A dog adopted 9 ducklings after their mom disappeared, and it's impossibly cute

A dog has adopted nine ducklings he found wandering by themselves, and it's adorable.<p>Fred, a 10-year-old labrador, has been caring for the chicks at Mountfitchet Castle in Essex, England, since their mom disappeared last week.<p>Pictures taken by the manager at the castle, a local tourist attraction, …

Cute

This Man Photographed Mount Fuji for 7 Years—Here's the Result

Despite taking hundreds of trips to Japan's iconic mountain, this photographer has never climbed it.<p>For the second time in its history <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> went to Your Shot, National Geographic’s photo community, to find the cover image for its June/July Issue: The Trip That Changed My …

Japan

This heartwarming moment between a bicyclist and his dog is so precious

They really are man's best friend.<p>Alilee Shalom Galilee caught this precious interaction at a market in Davao City in the Philippines.<p>Although it was …

Davao City

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – what digital money really means for our future

<b>What is a cryptocurrency? Is it like bitcoin?</b><br>In a word, yes. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and is still the biggest, but in the eight years since it was created pretenders to the throne have come along.<p>All of them have the same basic underpinnings: they use a “blockchain”, a shared public …

Bitcoin

Why Dogs Love When We Talk to Them Like Babies, According to Science

The most uplifting news ever.<p>It’s an unspoken rule that humans can only communicate with dogs in Puppy Voice — you know, the stupid one with the high …

Pets

The 10 most popular dog breeds in the US

The most popular breeds in America today are either highly intelligent working dogs or are small and just plain adorable, according to Nicole Ellis, Certified Dog Trainer and Pet Expert with Rover.com. But this hasn't always been the case.<p>The Boston terrier was one of the most popular dog breeds …

14 Traditional Japanese Towns That Still Feel Like They’re in the Edo Period

With their charmingly retro architecture and atmosphere, these traditional towns around Japan offer a glimpse back in time to the Edo period — …

Henry and Baloo: Dog and cat travel companions gain cult following

<b>Best friends Henry and Baloo have a lot in common - they have both been rescued and now enjoy long walks in the great outdoors. What makes them special to their many fans is that they are a dog and cat travelling duo.</b><p>Their unlikely friendship and hiking trips around the beautiful mountainous …

This Flower Cruise Through Japan Is the Best Way to See the Cherry Blossoms

<i>Hanami</i>, the Japanese spring ritual of picnicking among the vibrant pink cherry blossoms, creates a heightened sense of magic for the lucky travelers …

A Day Trip from Tokyo: Top Things to Do in Nikko, Japan

Nikko, Japan isn’t quite as popular as some of the other bigger cities in Japan, but don’t let that dissuade you. Nikko is full of rich Japanese …

Best Time to Visit Japan

From "hello" to "sayonara" – timing your trip to Japan<p>Traveling to a foreign country can be a bit daunting. When is the best time to go? What's the …

The Top 5 Places You MUST Visit on Your Trip to Japan

Traveling to Japan was a life-changing experience for me, and I'd recommend it anyone. From its rich culture to its fashion-forward citizens — not to mention the decadent meals — this beautiful and welcoming country should be at the top of your travel bucket list. I only visited for a week, but …

Japan

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel is Just Another Reason to Travel to Japan

If you haven’t added Kyoto, Japan, to your travel list yet, let me give you some numbers: 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites, more than 1,600 classical …

Japan

Featured<p>One of the most difficult questions I usually get is: What’s your favorite destination? It’s tough to pick just one when a mere mention of …

The Flash season 4 premiere recap: Is that you, Barry?

Will Barry Allen return from his unintended sojourn into the Speed Force and be able to get right back in the suit?<p>Wherefore art thou, Barry Allen? …

Nestlé to Open New Plant for Novelty KitKats to Meet Millennial Demand

Millennials can’t get enough of Japan and its limited edition Nestlé KitKat flavors. Those born in the 1980s and 90s are now the largest living …

Japan

Download 2,500 Beautiful Woodblock Prints and Drawings by Japanese Masters (1600-1915)

No one art form has done more to shape the world's sense of traditional Japanese aesthetics than the woodblock print. But not so very long ago, in …

Art

<b>British Museum, London</b><br>It wasn’t until his later years that the Japanese artist did his greatest work – the focus of this mesmerising show<p><i>The Great Wave</i> – that stupendous blue breaker flexing its claws over a tiny Mount Fuji – is the most famous image in Japanese art. It deserves its universal …

Art

Shinjuku Station - A Beginner's Guide | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

Many travelers find themselves lost on their first visit to <b>Shinjuku Station</b>. Many learn a lesson about the relentless pace of Tokyo here, at one of …

Hanko: a Part of Daily Life in Japan that makes a Great Souvenir!

Hanko are personal seals that bear the name of their owner. These have been in use in Japan for governmental purposes since the eighth century, and …

Japan : History of Japan's Ancient and Modern Empire (Full Documentary)

Japan: 13 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

The land of the rising sun has seen a dramatic increase in tourism over the past year with Americans flocking to its islands in record numbers. While Europe, the Middle East and South America have seen tourism plummet due to safety and Zika fears, in February, March and April alone, almost 200,000 …