Japan’s Newest Pork–Broth Ramen Soup Candies – Yay or Nay?!

Are you more into savory or sweet food? If you are one of those who prefer savory food, you may find it difficult to resist snacks which you can silently chew your boredom away with while at work. nissen.co.jp/ Thankfully, someone in Japan has come up with an idea to produce savory candies which the…

Delicious Food and Tips on Making the Most of Japanese Festivals in the New Year!

Every season, Japanese people celebrate with tons and tons of festivals. All the themes are different, but they all follow a similar pattern, so here is a basic guideline to get the best out of your experience! 1. Engage in the activities anfsdc.blogspot.jp/ Find out about the games and participate! Even though you may not…

Bourbon’s Chocolate Slice: Japan’s Sweetest Innovation

If you are a chocolate fan who always longed for chocolate in the form of a cheese slice, congratulations, your wish has been granted! Thanks to Bourbon, a Japanese confectionery company, pre-sliced, individually wrapped chocolate has come to life. What is Special About these Chocolate Slices? shop.bourbon.jp/ スライス生チョコレート (Suraisu Nama Chokoreto) by Bourbon is made…

Check Out Kit Kat’s New Year Packaging and Kit Kat Mail!

Do you know that Kit Kat has been commonly given as a way of saying “Good Luck” in Japan? It is mainly because of a linguistic reason where the Japanese pronunciation of Kit Kat sounds a lot like kitto katsu. Kitto katsu means “You will definitely succeed” in Japanese. Thus, it has become very common…

A Sweet Tooth’s Guide to Delicious Christmas Cakes in Japan!

Christmas Day is a celebratory event for many people all over the world. Christmas in Japan, though, is an ordinary working and school day for many and is not considered a national holiday so don’t be shocked if you see people in suits on Christmas Day here. girlschannel.net/ But on the contrary, people here actually…

3 Tasty and Traditional Japanese New Year Dishes

The new year period, known as Oshogatsu, is a very significant occasion in Japan. Families gather, temples and shrines are visited, special new year’s cards (called nengajō) are exchanged and much preparation takes place, including a thorough cleaning of the house. A number of special dishes are exclusively eaten during the new year period as…

2 Must–Go-On Trips in Japan for Avid Nature Lovers

Japan is a totally beautiful place all the year round that needs to be appreciated to the fullest. Japanese have long been appreciating nature through their festivals, songs and folklore. Sometimes, they go on trips to do nothing more than appreciating the beauty of nature that humanity has been blessed with. Here are the two…

5 Delicious McDonald’s Pies to Try as the Seasons Change in Japan

As you might know, McDonald’s has differing menus all over the world. So, the McDonald’s in Japan, of course, has its own menu too, as well as differing dessert specialties for every season. One of their best-sellers, the baked apple pie, is my favorite, especially in cold weather. However, McDonalds Japan offers a special variety…

5 Great Reasons to Love Japan and Make it a Travel Destination

There are many tourist destinations all over the world, but Japan is exceptionally good in all its flavors. Once you visit Japan, you will fall in love with it for so many reasons. Below are only five which may inspire you to visit Japan multiple times. 1. Traditional Cultural Experience fedorova-e.ru/ Though Japan possesses various…

Wagashi Calendar: Maruyubeshi in December

As we are now in the middle of the last month of the year, let’s find out more about December which is known as shiwasu (師走) in the calendar (kyuureki) and the signature wagashi eaten during this period! The Meaning of Shiwasu (師走) Although the word shiwasu refers to December in the kyuureki, the period…
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