2016 March

Check Out Mister Donut’s Latest Release: the Croissant Muffin!

Having a bite of a sweet treat is always a good choice whenever you’re feeling down or stressed. It has been a common saying that eating sweets during these times will help brighten your mood because of the sugar that naturally gives you a bit of energy, which also can also help make a person…

Enjoy Luxury Dining This Spring With the Various Special Menus at Park Hyatt Tokyo

Are you up for some luxurious dining this spring? Well, you’re in luck as Park Hyatt Tokyo, an elegant hotel located in Shinjuku district, will be offering menus that will allow guests to enjoy a variety of spring dishes. This promotional cuisine will be served in the following restaurants: Kozue, The Peak Lounge, Girandole and…

Turn Your Meals Into a Sakura Celebration by Making Sakura Denbu!

Japan always offer something special to celebrate the change of the weather especially when it comes to the food. As spring is coming, you may see various pink-colored food packaging and plenty of sakura-flavored sweets and drinks. One of the most eye-catching spring foods for me is the delicate pink and light fish floss called…

Japan’s Electronic Giant Panasonic is Now Harvesting Vegetables- Cool or Scary?

Just when everyone thought that salads were a healthier option because of its low level of fat content and cholesterol in comparison to meat. However, little did everyone know that eating raw vegetables can be just as detrimental, if not more. The vegetables in these salads are eaten raw, which means that the possibility of…

3 Cool Vending Machines Not to Miss When Traveling Through Haneda Airport!

We all know that Japan is a cool country with plenty of innovative technology being used everywhere. And one of the most noticeable things in Japan is the large variety of vending machines available in almost every street corner! From cool to some of the weirdest items you can think of, Japan has created a…

Bunraku: See Art in All Shapes and Sizes with the Magic of Traditional Japanese Puppetry!

The second part of this series features Bunraku (文楽)which is, strictly speaking, performed not by human beings but puppets! Let’s head into this fascinating world of traditional Japanese puppetry and explore the appeal of this art form! How Bunraku came about blog.goo.ne.jp/ Bunraku is a type of Japanese puppet performance which was brought from Awaji…

Get Amongst Japan’s Gunpla Craze and Check out How to Build Your Own!

Gundam Plastic Models (Gunpla) for beginners can seem so difficult to create because of its intricate designs and details. However, every gunpla hobbyist started from the beginning too, with no clue on how to build one. A model kit comes with a manual in Japanese. I’m a foreigner who has been living in Japan for…

Warm Weather is Coming- and So is Haagen-Dazs’ New Honey and Milk Flavored Ice Cream!

Häagen-Dazs Japan will be releasing a new flavor, and unexpectedly, it will not be a new sakura flavor which is currently the rage among Japanese companies in spring. While its competitor, Baskin-Robbins has already released its new sakura-flavored ice cream, Häagen-Dazs, on the other hand, will be releasing a honey and milk (yogurt-style) flavored ice…
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