Being one of only three distilleries in Japan hasn't stopped the Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 from topping Jim Murray's "Whisky Bible"
Almost four years after Japan's Fukushima meltdown, tour guides are now taking people through the abandoned neighborhoods
As the ancient capital's traditional 'machiya' houses continue to disappear, a small group is trying to preserve these wooden pieces of history
Asako Narahashi's seemingly semi-submerged photographs frame water and land as if they were taken by a castaway catching sight of shore
These statues are awe-inspiring even for the strongest of non-believers
People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying
Traditional ideas about gardens are being replaced by a more sculpture-like approach -- and with fantastic results
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet, aka the MRJ, is Japan's first new commercial jet in over 50 years
With chopsticks or fingers? Wasabi or no? A double Michelin-starred Tokyo chef sets the record straight and shows us the sushi way
Nigiri zushi is a bundle of rice with raw fish laid on top. Sounds like the easiest dish to make? Wrong!
After slurping down noodles in 1,000 stores, the "ramen guy" untangles the complex flavors of Japan's diverse dish.
Kobe beef has the bigger name, but Wagyu beef can be as flavorful and important in a Japanese restaurant
Thanks to Zooey Deschanel, traditional randoseru schoolbags see a surge in popularity among travelers
The menu at Tokyo's Takazawa restaurant is one of the most coveted in the world. These photos show why
Ritz-Carlton's arrival means high-end travelers no longer have to fight over the city's few luxury ryokans
Though it's the beauty of the bamboo that brings in the masses, those distinct rustling sounds have become an attraction in their own right
Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries
When mutinous cries of "Not another zen garden, dad!" ring out, it's time to head for the Hollywood of Japan
Built at a cost of $442.2 million, Universal Studios Japan hopes its magical new attraction will bring in the big bucks