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Meet Ms.Lily Bags, Your New Everyday Companion

Meet Ms.Lily – a ladies’ bag series born and bred in Toyooka City, one of Japan’s leading bag production destinations for over a thousand years.

Style Tips To Learn From Mr. Bon and Mrs. Pon

Here are some style tips to learn from Mr. Bon and Mrs. Pon, arguably Japan’s cutest couple, that you can learn and apply with your beau or bestie.

Wakame Skincare: Discover The Benefits Of This Japanese Ingredient

Wakame's versatility doesn't stop at the kitchen, it's also now being used in several skincare products. Should you try wakame seaweed skincare? Here's what you should know to help you decide.

5 Onsens In Gunma Prefecture You Need To Check Out

Gunma Prefecture is a landlocked prefecture well known for its beautiful mountain scenery and its top-quality hot springs.

A Primer On Fukubukuro, Japan’s Lucky Bag Shopping Spree

In Japan, shoppers hang on to their cash till the dawn of a new year which marks the start of Winter Sales and a unique Japanese shopping tradition: Fukubukuro.

What To Know About Japanese Clothing Label BEAMS

Meet BEAMS, an all-encompassing Japanese fashion chain and label which has spent the last three decades or so curating products that effectively captivate the style-conscious consumer. Here are three important things you should know about them.

Yusuhara Town Guide With Architect Kengo Kuma

Discover Yusuhara Town from the eyes of architect Kengo Kuma.

Lake Biwa: Your Travel Guide To Japan's Largest Lake

Just a stone’s throw away from Kyoto, Lake Biwa is the largest lake in all of Japan, covering 670 square kilometres. Here's a complete guide on what to eat, see when you visit this magnificent place.

Why Are Japanese Hair Straightening Treatments Better Than The Rest?

Created by Japanese hair expert Yuko Yamashita, Japanese hair straightening a.k.a. thermal reconditioning smooths and straightens the hair. Get to know this lasting, frizz-banishing hair treatment.

The Otherworldly Underground Temple of Saitama, Japan's Biggest Flood Tunnels

Located beneath the city of Tokyo is a cavernous labyrinth that's also affectionately and befittingly known as the “Underground Temple of Saitama”. Take a look at this marvel.

Everything To Know About Miyazaki Prefecture

Are you a huge fan of Studio Ghibli animator Hayao Miyazaki? Get to know another 'Miyazaki' in Japan worth learning about with this Miyazaki Prefecture Travel Guide.

How Hinoki Is Used In Japanese Beauty Products

Once used to create shrines, temples, and onsens in Japan, hinoki trees (and its essential oil) are now used in Japanese beauty products.

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