Monthly Archives: March 2016

When in Japan, Muslims have to be cautious when they are looking to buy foods and drinks. But there are many good food and drink products out there in Japan, and nowadays, there is a rise in halal food stalls in Japan like the Siddique Restaurants and Kebab stalls...

Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort is a small resort found in the Niseko Ski Area of Hokkaido. People started skiing on Mt Moiwa as early as 1919 when they had to hike up to enjoy the plentiful powder and it's still the perfect place to head for a powder day....

In Japanese folklore, there are two types of mythical beings: yokai and yurei. There is a dizzying array of classification systems with the precise definitions varying by author and time period, and regardless of which you choose, there will always be fuzzy exceptions and beings that are hard to...

For foodies all over the world, Japan is, by far, the culinary mecca. There are so many fantastic restaurants within 1 block of each other, especially in a metropolitan city like Tokyo. It comes as no surprise that when the new Michelin restaurant guide was released in 2016, Tokyo...

Most people who are interested in beauty products and skincare know how many fantastic products are available in Asia. Japan, in particular, is home to some amazing skincare and makeup. If you've ever walked down the street or opened a magazine, you've probably noticed how fresh and...

With a population of more than 730,000, Kumamoto City is substantial but by no means one of the biggest cities in Japan. While it has long been regarded as a top tourist destination for local travellers, it is only recently that Kumamoto has been viewed as a choice location...

In 2012, in an attempt to foster patriotism, the Japanese government made it compulsory for junior high schools across the country to teach its students one traditional Japanese sport during P.E.; kendo, sumo, or judo. Previously, 'budo' or martial arts were merely one of the sports boys could study...

Japan is easily known for many things - fantastic food, gorgeous seasons, and impressive transportation system just to name a few. From the ubiquitous animal cafes seemingly on every corner, to pet-friendly parks and even outlet malls, Japan literally has it all. However, have you ever heard of hanko?...

Finding fine bread in Japan is hard. A hard, crusty, yeasty fragrant country loaf is extremely rare unless you venture into the less known parts of the city where tourists don't tend to go. I personally do not mind paying for good bread, but they certainly do not come...

Good news to those who simply love the pretzels by Auntie Anne’s as there will be new offerings on the menu! Auntie Anne's has introduced 3 new items, 2 of which will be available for a limited time only. Auntie Anne's rbmm.com/ Auntie Anne’s is an American chain of pretzel shops...

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