Japan has two tasty types of fondues which are called ‘Sukiyaki’(すき焼き) and ‘Shabu-Shabu’ (しゃぶしゃぶ). These fondues are quite similar however the Sukiyaki is considered as sweeter than the Shabu-Shabu. It is pretty good to eat that kind of food during winter with family and friends.
About the Sukiyaki, there is...
Recently, It is clear that Japanese people love bread and eating it as often as rice.
Especially k Tokyo, there are so many beautiful bakeries in french style. For example, "PAUL" is a famous french bakery & cafe (boulangerie) and they opened in several places around Tokyo area. if you...
Kit Kat is amazingly famous in Japan. Nestle's biggest turnover of Kit Kat is scored in UK, followed in Japan.
Kit Kat has first arrived in Japan in 1973 which wasn't so early but how and why it became so famous in Japan?
There are two main reasons for it.
Many Japanese people grow up eating Dagashi.
Dagashi (駄菓子) is unlike Wagashi, Let me explain why. Wagashi is very formal sweets which often accompanies afternoon tea. On the other hand, Dagashi is usually eaten by children and is seen as a casual snack. Therefor they are extremely cheap, usually...
On March 3rd in Japan, people celebrate the Girls' Festival, "HINAMATSURI".
(雛祭り) At the day, people celebrate for girls' growth such as displaying beautiful dolls in ancient costumes of Heian era with peach flowers in each house and eating cubic rice crackers(Hina-arare). There are some popular sweets for this festival.
In Japan, there are many kind of foods. So it is hard to complete to eat all foods in Japan.
For example, Sushi, Okonomiyaki, Udon etc. So sometime Japanese food make you confusing what kind of restaurant should I go. And there are many cheap shops related with those food.
3rd March is the girl's day in Japan so there are many festivals everywhere during March. It's a good chance to know our annual traditional custom! Don't miss it !
What is the doll festival
It has celebrated for girls growing up healthy and happily since Heian period (from 794...
On May 5th is a day for children in Japan and that season is called "Tango no Sekku" (端午の節句). Around the season, people annually celebrate for children. One of popular decoration of the event is "Koinobori".
Koinobori (鯉のぼり) is a big decoration of carps and that is used for your...
Japan has some unique foods!
Here we will present 7 staple menus you should eat!
There are over 30,000 ramen restaurants in Japan, so it is no longer an exaggeration to say that it is a national food.
It is surprisingly unknown amongst non-Japanese that ramen varieties are divided according to the...
Have you ever heard of capsule hotels?
Capsule hotels are a type of lodging facility unique to Japan. They do not exist overseas, and they offer a simple bed inside a box-like capsule.
This type of hotels allow you to maintain a higher degree of privacy than dormitories, and since they...
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