2017 August

Stay Cool This Summer With These 3 Popular Non-alcoholic Beers From Japan!

When it comes to staying healthy, drinking non-alcoholic beer is a good alternative to regular beer. Non-alcoholic beer can have a positive effect on people’s cardiovascular function, is a safe option for women who are pregnant, and is even believed to reduce feelings of anxiety. There are so many non-alcoholic beers in Japan that it…

Feeling Hot and Sticky? Here Are 3 Japanese Products to Help You Cool Down

Anyone who has been to Japan during summer knows that the heat and humidity can be very challenging. It does not take long for you to be a sticky, sweaty mess when you’re out and about. Of course, we would all prefer to stay indoors where the air conditioners keep you cool. However, it is…

This Stunning Dance and Drum Ensemble From Japan Will Leave You in Awe!

They say music is a universal language; it doesn’t only unite different culture and nationalities but also celebrates a form of self-expression that is respected by many regardless of gender, age, and beliefs. Japan is the home of several successful names in the music industry that managed to influence a significant number of people. Names…

Top 5 Things to Do in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture Perfect for a Day Trip

Despite being located close to Tokyo, many Japanese people consider Ibaraki Prefecture to be nothing but farmland. While residents of Ibaraki take pride in producing most of the country’s lotus root, there are also several places of interest to visit and things to do throughout the year. Here are five of them! 1. View the…

Enjoy Jazz Music Under the Autumn Night Sky at This Japanese Festival in Yokohama!

As the sweltering summer nears its end, the cooler autumn is fast approaching as September arrives. Being the season of harvesting, many of Japan’s autumn festivals are related to celebrating the year’s bountiful fruits of labor from the fields. For a different experience this 2017, how about heading to a jazz-themed autumn festival taking place…

Try Ice Cream Made for Japanese Royalty at These Popular Parlors In Hokkaido!

Hokkaido Prefecture is known not only for its fresh seafood but also for its fresh milk and dairy products. The majority of the milk products that are supplied throughout Japan come from Hokkaido. Locals take pride in the abundance of milk that they produce, and because of this, wonderful ice cream parlors and cafés are…

Try Max-sized Japanese Fried Chicken at This Restaurant in Beppu, Oita Prefecture!

Oita Prefecture, on the southern island of Kyushu, is particularly popular for a variety of food which comes from the sea and mountains. Besides being blessed with hot springs, it is also known for its chicken karaage, a Japanese dish of chicken deep fried in oil. Many different establishments serve this dish but one particular…

The 4 Best Places to See Maple Leaf Hues in Tokyo This Autumn 2017

Autumn is almost ready to knock on the doors of Japan and fill its landscapes with autumn leaves (koyo). Many gardens with Japanese maple trees (momiji) turn red, brightening up the whole area. If you live in the urban districts of Tokyo such as Shinjuku or Bunkyo, here are the four best places to see…

Can You Tell the Difference Between Japanese and Korean Makeup?

Makeup trends are raging lately in the beauty community. In Asia, some of the most popular makeup trends come from Japan and Korea, two countries close to each other. Although slightly similar, the Japanese and Koreans have very different makeup styles and approaches, and they continuously evolve. However, people often get confused differentiating the two…
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