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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?...

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...

Japanese stationeries 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...

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...

Are you planning to fly to Japan? Or maybe you have friends or family who is traveling there who you can ask to buy you something? Japan is not only famed for its mouth-watering food but also for its unique and fancy snacks which often make people go crazy...

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...

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...

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...

Calling all matcha lovers out there, I give you good news and it includes your favorite caffeinated beverage! Starbucks Japan has recently added an instant matcha mix to its Via line. Some of us would find that making a traditional bowl of matcha tends to be quite time-consuming as...

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