2017 December

Have a Lovely Dining Experience at This Restaurant With an Aquarium in Shibuya

LUXIS Aqua Restaurant & Bar is one of the luxurious dining places you can find in Ebisu, Shibuya. It has a gorgeous aqua theme and allows diners to enjoy their meals while watching various kinds of sea creatures swimming inside a huge tank. LUXIS doesn’t only offer great dishes, it also serves as a healing…

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Your Name Correctly in Japanese

Japanese is a language that looks beautiful when written down. Calligraphy is a popular art celebrating the beauty of the Chinese-originating characters, kanji. Written Japanese is an art form itself, and it’s fun to be able to write characters and words you know. This article gives a complete guide to writing your own name in…

8 Enjoyable Things to Do in the Charming City of Okaya, Nagano Prefecture

Nagano Prefecture is best known for the Winter Olympics and for its popular winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Hundreds flock to this prefecture every winter to stay in ski resorts and enjoy the large snowfall that the area sees every year. The town of Okaya is about half an hour by train from…

5 Steps to Fully Enjoy the Autumn Season in Japan’s Awaji Island

When we talk about autumn, we tend to think about the changing colors of the leaves, from green to red to orange then yellow. We don’t actually see it as a season to adore flowers. Why? Simply because, usually, flowers bloom during spring. However, there are places in Japan where you can actually enjoy both…

Looking for Cute Cupcakes? Check Out These 2 Amazing Cupcake Shops in Tokyo

Japan is a dessert dreamland. Anywhere you go, you’ll be able to find something sweet to eat – one of which is cupcakes. Cupcakes are the smaller and cuter versions of the well-loved cake. It is also considered the perfect dessert for any occasion, from a casual hang-out with friends to wedding parties. If you’re…

Satisfy Your Taste Buds at These 5 Unique Gyoza Restaurants in Tokyo

Gyoza is a staple comfort food in Japan. While making homemade gyoza and eating it at home is enjoyable, there are people prefer to actually go out and find a gyoza specialty restaurant. However, some feel hesitant to do so as old-fashioned gyoza restaurants are notorious for being rowdy and filled with businessmen trying to…

In Need of Date Ideas? Here Are 5 Romantic Date Spots in Tokyo

It is easy to fall in love when you are in Tokyo. Most people fall for the beautiful city, while others find a special someone to fall in love with. Interestingly, many couples from all over Japan and the world visit this lovely city throughout the year, so here are five romantic spots in Tokyo…

Visit This Traditional Boutique in Tokyo Selling Unique Japanese Toothpicks

You may have seen unique boutiques in Japan that sell expensive fruits, lacquerware, traditional dresses, and more. Even though Japan has become a beacon of modernization in this new age, there are still a lot of traditional things that the country holds onto with utmost value. In Tokyo, there is a store that can take…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Japanese Actor and Dreamboat, Matsumoto Jun

Matsumoto Jun, also affectionately known as “Matsujun” to his fans, is a talented actor, singer, and member of the nationally famous J-pop boy band, Arashi. He gained popularity with the hit high school romance series, Hana Yori Dango, or Boys Over Flowers in English, and continues to make fans give dreamy sighs when he appears…

Did You Know That the World’s Longest-Running Animated Series Is From Japan?

What’s great about most Japanese animations is that they are committed to the concept of heartwarming tales about typical middle-class families. This is especially true with the world’s longest-running animated series, Sazae-san. From its first broadcast up to this day, it continues to entertain with its stories on how small things can bring happiness to…
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