2016 May

Craving Something Sweet? Try These 4 Delightful Desserts From Kobe!

Kobe, the capital city of Hyogo prefecture, is one of Japan’s ten largest cities. If you ask the locals what this city is famous for, they will probably give you three answers: world-class wagyu meat, one of the best harbour night views in Japan, and last but not least, the delicious desserts. The desserts here…

Meet Japan’s Most Stylish Bunny, Instagram Sensation PuiPui!

Pets play a large part in the lives of the people who own them. While many landlords in Japan deny tenants who own pets, it’s not hard to see people walking around the street with them. Whether on leashes or baby carriages, many pets in Japan are considered to be the owners’ babies. instagram.com/ While…

Check Out the Unusual Way This Japanese Hospital Challenges Its Medical Students

Potential doctors and surgeons are required to be book smart to ensure that they are knowledgeable about diseases and how to treat patients. Other than being able to ace the written exams, it is obviously also highly important that surgeons have the skills to operate on patients. Therefore, a hospital in Japan has come up…

Need a Day Away From Tokyo to Relax? Soothe Your Muscles at Marine Spa Atami!

Atami is well-known for its hot spring waters and easy distance from Tokyo. The coastal town is a popular retreat for city dwellers. Most of the hot springs are located in ryokans and are generally fairly small baths where private bathing is preferable but this really requires an overnight stay. If you’re looking to take…

Enjoy a Wide Selection of Japan’s Best Soba and Sake at Soba Fes 2016!

Are you starting to feel the summer heat here in Japan? While we’re still just a little while ahead of the official summer months, the heat here has gone a bit haywire and has started reaching midsummer temperatures all throughout the country! retrip.jp/ Many of us have our own preventative measures in order to avoid…

Are You an Adventurous Foodie? Then this Extremely Unique Restaurant in Tokyo is a Must!

If you consider yourself an adventurous foodie, then this article is for you! “Les Créations de Narisawa” will give you a stunningly unique experience and is based around innovative French cuisine lead by Japanese chef and owner, Narisawa Yoshihiro. luxosustentavel.wordpress.com/ The restaurant menu theme is “omakase” or “leave it to the chef” which means there…
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