Show Off Your Love for Sushi With These Mouthwatering Backpacks!

I love Japan! The people, the architecture, the culture, and especially the food. Almost all the foreigners I know like to eat Japanese food a lot such as sushi, sashimi, teppanyaki, ramen, gyoza, and so on. It’s hard not to love Japanese food. Why is Japanese food so attractive? They are often thought to be…

Summer Pastime: The 4 Bugs Japanese Kids Love to Collect in This Hot Weather

Catching bugs and insects is a favorite pastime among Japanese kids, especially boys during the summer time. The warm and humid summer is where various insects will be apparent, and usually, elementary school kids and middle school kids would spend time collecting these insects. Collecting these creatures is also one of the common summer homework.…

5 Functional Stationery Souvenirs to Take Home From Japan

Japanese stationery items are highly valued because of their quality and practical purpose. There’s actually a wide range of stationery merchandise which are not only decorative in nature but also offbeat. So if you want to take home stationery souvenirs from the country, it would be best to try these five items. kawaiikakkoiisugoi.com/ 1. uni…

Cool off from the Summer Heat with the Kingyoku and Mizumanju Wagashi!

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 which lasts from…

Make Your Wishes Come True with the Kikkouden Wagashi (Japanese Dessert) Set!

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 is said to be related to…

What You Need to Know About “Oyako Day” (Parent-And-Child Day)

Foodies who love Japanese cuisine will definitely have heard of the “oyako don” (chicken and egg rice bowl) before. As can be deduced from its ingredients – chicken and eggs – “oyako” is a Japanese phrase that literally means “parent and child,” hence the name for this dish. But have you come across the term…

Going to Japan? Here are the Top 5 Japanese Snacks to Bring Back Home!

Everybody loves snacks, and it’s no secret that there is a huge variety to choose from when it comes to sweets, potato chips, fruit, and more. Japan is not only famous for its mouth-watering savory food such as sushi, tempura, ramen, soba noodles, yakitori, and okonomiyaki, but also for its unique and fancy snacks that…

Fill Your Stomach With Unlimited Donuts and More at Mister Donut’s Buffet!

Mister Donut is an extremely famous and popular donut franchise here in Japan. Most Japanese people are familiar with the brand itself but may not be aware that Mister Donut actually originated in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1955, this brand was eventually bought by the US company Allied Lyons who was the company that ran…

3 Pesky and Creepy Insects of Japan’s Rainy Season!

Japan’s rainy season has begun, starting early to mid-June and ending about a month later. It’s a time to start sweating from the heat and humidity; a time to appreciate the beautiful hydrangea flowers that blossom in this season. Or, you can stay dry and hide inside to enjoy Makato Shinkai’s film, Garden of Words,…

How Full Can You Get With The Bakudan-Yaki − Takoyaki on Steroids?!

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 of delicious Japanese food there is…
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