2016 July

‘DONUT’ Worry, Be Happy for Here are 5 Must-Visit Donut Shops in Tokyo!

Tokyo is filled with less known bakeries and pastry shops that offer some of the most delicious donuts in the country. While going to your go-to mainstream donut shop is always good, why not try stepping out of your comfort zone to visit some of the donut shops throughout Tokyo to find your new favorite…

Chill Out and Relax at These 5 Quaint Cafes in Machida!

The city of Machida in Tokyo is actually the home of many classy and stylish cafes. I absolutely love going to cafes to enjoy the quiet atmosphere and coffee, and I get a lot of work done in my time spent at cafes. Here are 5 cafes in Machida that you might not have known…

Summer is Here! Why Not Chill Out With Kochi Ice’s Delicious “Ice Crin”?

Summer is a great time to visit Kochi Prefecture. With plenty of outdoor activities (e.g. hiking, swimming, rafting), festivals that feature spectacular fireworks, delicious food, and local culture nearly every weekend – including the famous Yosakoi Dance Festival in August – along with the beautiful scenery, it’s easy to keep yourself busy. Want to know…

3 Pesky and Creepy Insects of Japan’s Rainy Season!

Japan’s rainy season has begun, starting early to mid-June and ending about a month later. It’s a time to start sweating from the heat and humidity; a time to appreciate the beautiful hydrangea flowers that blossom in this season. Or, you can stay dry and hide inside to enjoy Makato Shinkai’s film, Garden of Words,…

Paying Etiquette: How to Buy and Pay for Things in Japan

Well, perhaps there are no any other countries in the world that are full of social rules other than Japan. If you have certain general knowledge about Japan or you have been to Japan before, I am sure that you had seen people lining up on one side of escalators (typically on the left side…
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