Sakura in Bloom

Of all the flowers in Asia, without a doubt the most famous is the Japanese Cherry Blossom, or Sakura. Images all over the island depict this beautiful flower blooming a gorgeous pink, decorating the trees all over both the countryside and many parks of Japan. It is a celebrated tradition by the Japanese to truly…

Foods to Try in Japan

Perhaps one of the best parts about visiting or living in Japan is the superb variety of food it offers you. Foreign travelers will be delighted to find some of Asia’s most sought after cuisines available, such as Thai, Korean, and even Indian food. For the homesick Westerner, there are plenty of restaurants that provide…

7 Japanese foods to get you in the mood for spring

In Japan, spring carries images of warmer weather, pink cherry blossoms, and sipping beer or tea at a hanami, or cherry blossom viewing, party. Spring is a time of new beginnings, as the school year and work year begin in April just as the cherry blossoms begin to bloom, and for the Japanese, spring is…

5 Pepsi Flavors that you can only find in Japan

twitter.com/ Japan is a country that is known for having far, out there flavors for their snacks. Sakura-flavored Kit-Kats are a popular example of such. But what about soda? Well, look no further than Pepsi! In Japan, Pepsi is distributed by the whiskey company Suntory. The popular cola continues to hold its own against its…

The Terrifying Natto Part 3

As suggested in the first part of this column, natto can be practically eaten in any way you like. A bit unusual but practiced by many is eating natto with your miso soup. Just add the ready mixed natto directly into the soup bowl before eating. If you really like natto, you can add it…

The terrifying natto part 2

Those who dare to try out this infamous food might need a little bit of courage, due to the rather sticky texture and unusual smell of the beans. Originally is meant to be eaten with rice, but any kind of combination with a carbohydrate would be a good match. suumo.jp/ If you should try and…

The terrifying natto part 1

sakura-hostel.co.jp/ You might have heard if it before: that infamous Japanese food called natto. When encountering for the first time, many get goosebumps. Honestly, the appearance is not the main reason. Some would say it has a rather strong smell to it. So what is this mysterious food that millions of Japanese people eat, not…

5 Different stores and hypermarket I’ve been during my 1 year stay in Japan

My experienced in Japan was amazing. At first, it was a hesitant and I also felt that thing called “home-sick” dilemma. But after 4 to 5 months, I was able to coped up and started to love Japan including its food, people, places and everything. I am an extrovert type of person, friendly and outgoing.…

Do you know how many National Holidays Japan has ?

Japanese people is well known as a busy person. Everyday work and it is hard to take a break. And that is usual to work overtime. During busy days, How relaxing do they do. Spending a paid vacation and do something on Saturday and Sunday. In addition there are national holidays they spend. lakesideprimary.co.uk/ So…

9 awesome ways to enjoy Mochi!

Mochi can be considered as a traditional rice cake. This cake made of sticky rice is usually eaten around New Years. There are many way to enjoy that awesome food, here are some of our recommendation: Isobeyaki foodfile.typepad.com First of all the Mochi is fried in a pan, then we add some soy sauce and…
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