2015 September

7 Most Badass Beauties You’ll Only Meet in Anime

Apart from some of the most awesome twists and revelations on their entire storyline, ANIME has undeniably got some of the most memorable characters we’ve come to know about as well. There were those who made us cry. Others even made us question the things we believe and the principles we uphold. But there are…

A Taste of Japan – Green Tea Flavoured Snacks and Drinks

While I’ve been living in Japan for the last three years, one of the tastes I’ve become incredibly fond of is Matcha, or green tea powder. While I do enjoy the tea itself, it’s the wide variety of other matcha flavoured foods and drinks that I really enjoy! Sweets! exploringabroad.com/ My first venture into matcha…

The Water is Rising! – 5 Flood Tips to Stay Afloat

In a land as prone to natural disasters as Japan, you can never be too prepared. Although advanced warning systems and evacuation routes exist, it is important to be prepared for the worst. Even in areas seemingly far from rivers and lakes, floods and landslides are common especially in rainy season. en.alalam.ir/ 1. Documents sibcyclinenews.com/…

Japan’s all girl theatre extravaganza – Takarazuka Revue!

If you spend any amount of time in Japan, especially if you’re in the Kansai area you are bound to notice posters and advertisements for stage shows with a difference. You might think the leading males all look a bit feminine but there is a reason for that – the posters are for the Takarazuka…

Gion Matsuri, Kyoto’s Biggest and Most Lively Festival!

Every year in July the area around Shijo Karasuma in Kyoto is filled to the seams, bursting with people who’ve come to see the famous Gion matsuri, one of the biggest festivals in Japan. There are lots of events happening throughout the month but the main part of Gion matsuri revolves around Shijo street and…

Make Every Day Tapas Day at Rigoletto Spanish Restaurant

Craving Spanish food but don’t know where to go? Look no further than Rigoletto with its wide array of tapas! Tapas are little dishes that are snack or appetizer-sized, and encourage communal eating. Usually a variety of tapas is ordered and shared amongst the party, and people mix and match to make a meal of…

A Dog Lover’s Haven in Tokyo: Yoyogi Park!

Yoyogi Park (代々木公園) is known for being “the place” for picnics, strolls, or chilling with a good book on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Its plant and tree landscape paint a very pretty picture; it also houses the Meiji-Jingu 明治神宮, one of the oldest sacred temples of worship. jonellepatrick.com/ Dog Park Right in the middle of…

3 Delicious Instant Dishes to Warm Your Soul this Winter

Cooking can be hard. After a long day at work, no one wants to break out the hibachi. Thankfully, the wonderful Japanese instant food market can come to your rescue! Plus, it’s cheap, quick to make, and makes wonderful souvenirs. 1. Ochazuke – (Green Tea Over Rice) blog.japancentre.com/ Don’t let the name fool you –…
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