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As Japan is an island country, it is blessed with a wide variety of seafood which can be harvested from the seas surrounding the country or obtained at rearing farms. However, do you find yourself at a loss when faced with a mind-boggling range of shellfish? As most of...

When you give food souvenirs in Japan, you don't only consider the taste, but you also have to think of their beautiful presentations. Because of this, it becomes an easy thing for people to choose wagashi (和菓子 - Japanese confections) as they are lovely to look at. If you're...

Japan is insufferably hot and humid in the summer. I was born and raised in Las Vegas NV. There, the summer heat cranks up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit (about 44 degrees Celsius). Although the temperature is incredibly high, it is very dry. Japan, on the other hand, is both...

In Japan, the month of September used to be known by the name Nagatsuki (長月) in the kyuureki (旧暦) or the old lunar calendar. Subsequently, with the adoption of the Western calendar, the same name was thus used for the 9th month in the new calendar system. There are...

Pokémon fans will love this. Ramen fans will love this. Travelers looking for a budget meal will love this. But the question here is, can you dare eat a cup of instant noodles loaded with the iconic Pokémon, Pikachu? aminoapps.com/ It’s just too cute to eat! And while the idea of...

Japanese cuisine is well-reputed for its outstanding dishes, unique etiquette, and the wide variety! The Japanese restaurants are all over the world introducing Japan's authentic taste to foreigners through delicious Sushi, Sashimi, Teppanyaki, Ramen, and more sold at restaurants all around the world. But who knew Japan had such...

In the sweltering summer, it is inevitable that your appetite might be affected and that you will probably crave for something light and cooling. In that case, why not try some somen which can give you that much-needed energy boost and refreshing feeling during the summer season? Read on...

As the summer heat continues to rage on mercilessly in August, are you craving for a refreshing treat? Read on to learn more about the month of August and the signature wagashi which is sure to give you that much-needed coolness! Hazuki - August kankonsousai.hospitalityjapan.jp/ In the lunar calendar i.e. kyuureki, August...

July typically marks the end of the rainy season and the official entry into the sweltering summer season. In the old calendar (kyuureki), July is known as fumizuki or fuzuki which can be written using the same kanji characters i.e. 文月. As to how this name came about, this...

Some of the many things that tourists to Japan have on their to-do lists include getting to experience the different beautiful seasons of Japan, visiting the numerous sights and attractions there is to see, and of course, they do not forget to have a taste of the unlimited number...

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