The Sweetest Holidays of the Year: Valentine’s Day and White Day

The sweetest day of the year is celebrated every 14th of February — Valentine’s Day. It is a time when people express their feelings to their loved ones by giving them flowers, chocolates, letters, gifts, and etc. It is a time when people go to fancy restaurants together with their family, friends, or their significant…

Unusual Holidays in Japan!

todayifoundout.com New Year, Valentines Day and Christmas are celebrated in one form or another pretty much all over the world. But what holidays and observances are special to Japan, and what do they represent? Hinamatsuri(雛祭り) – Dolls Day / Girls Day galleryhip.com Celebrated on March 3rd, a platform of several tiers adored in a red…

3 of the Best Skin-Brightening Products in Japan for Healthy, Clear Skin!

Japanese people are known to have beautiful, clear skin. They are often thought to look younger than their years and take skin care and cleansing routines very seriously The skin care market in Japan is huge, and offers numerous different effects and added nutrients in products to come up against intense competition. Foreigners often regard…

Japan, Home to Nissin Cup Noodles!

Japan is a home to many authentic ramen flavors. One of the reasons people visit Japan is its rich ramen culture and history. But it’s not just about the authentic Japanese dishes served in restaurants, its also a wide selection of instant noodles. One of which is the instant Cup Noodles by Nissin. nissin.com Nissin…

Oshogatsu: New Year’s in Japan

Author’s photo: Go to Sensoji Temple in Asakusa if seeking business prosperity The single most important holiday in Japan is undoubtedly Oshogatsu. Rich in religious tradition, Japanese New Year is a time to be thankful the current year ended safely and to invite luck and success for the next. Most Japanese families are on vacation…

10 Affordable Gifts from Japan

When you visit a foreign country, you might want to get some things that are difficult to find in your own country. Same with Japan, you might want to find some unique things that you can buy from Japan either for yourself or for your friends / family. Of course, there are many interesting things…

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…
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