alcohol

These 2 Special Wines Are the Perfect Complements to Popular Japanese Dish, Sushi

Although there are several types of wines that go well with any type of dish, there are some that were specifically created to complement a particular dish. There are a few wine brands targeting sushi lovers with their pair-up drinks known as “sushi wines.” Check out these two wines that are meant to be enjoyed…

Did You Know That You Can Actually Buy a Bottle of Wine for Just 100 Yen in Japan?

Similar to a dollar store, there are many 100-yen stores scattered across Japan where you can find many cheap yet interesting and useful items. Probably the most famous 100-yen store brand in Japan, DAISO stores are like no other with a variety of products to choose from – food, clothing, electronics, and so much more.…

Crazy for Craft Beer? Don’t Miss This Beer Tasting Event in Yokohama This January!

Traditional Japanese alcoholic beverages generally include various types of sake, nihonshu, and umeshu (plum wine), all with different brewing methods and flavors, as well as traditional and historic connections. However, beer is also a drink that is extremely popular among men and women in the country. Beer is usually the first drink people have at…

Calling All Craft Beer Lovers! Here Are 3 Bars in Okinawa You Have to Visit

When you think of Okinawa and beer, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Orion Beer. This is unsurprising, as they pretty much dominate the beer market here. However, there are a number of other breweries in Okinawa, and if you’re a fan of craft beer, it’s definitely worth checking them out. Here…

Going Drinking in Japan? Here Are 7 Tips and Rules to Keep in Mind

It’s no secret that the Japanese love to drink. Most people have been to at least one “nomikai,” usually a business- or work-related event where a group goes to an izakaya (Japanese pub or bar) to drink and bond. Although cocktails, bottled alcoholic drinks, and beer are very popular in Japan, there is also the…

Party All Night at the Biggest Nightclub in Tokyo!

Tokyo (東京) has many nightclubs to fill your evening with joy after a stressful day. Whether you want to make new friends, dance, drink, or all of the above, Tokyo has got you covered. Many local people and visitors go to nightclubs in search of a fun-filled evening. Tokyo is definitely one of the best…

Japan on the Cheap: 5 Money-Saving Tips to Keep in Mind

On a budget? No problem, you can still have an awesome time exploring, shopping, and eating your way through Japan! Of course, it will all depend on what you want to do while you’re in Japan, so the following are just some ideas to make every yen count! 1. BOOK-OFF (ブックオフ) flickr.com/ Any manga lovers…

Thirsty for Fruit Liqueur? Head to This All-You-Can-Drink Bar in Japan!

SHUGAR MARKET opened its second store in the Kanto (関東) region in Shinjuku (新宿) in the summer of 2016. If you are looking for a place to taste various types of plum and fruit liqueurs, SHUGAR MARKET may be the place for you! SHUGAR MARKET Shibuya shugar.jp/ SHUGAR MARKET has over 100 types of plum…

Learn About Bartending and Alcohol at This International Bar Event in Tokyo!

Once again, the most awaited Tokyo International BarShow (東京 インターナショナル バーショー) + WHISKY EXPO JAPAN 2017 (ウイスキー エキスポ ジャパン 2017) will be holding its 6th annual celebration at the Prism Hall of Tokyo Dome City (東京ドームシティ プリズムホール) on May 13 and May 14, 2017. The theme for the 2017 event is “Bar Summit” and it…

Munch on One of the World’s Top 20 Burgers at THE COUNTER Store in Tokyo!

The custom burger chain THE COUNTER opened for the first time in Japan on March 31, 2017 in Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi (六本木). THE COUNTER’s burgers can be found at 42 locations around the globe and has even reached the “20 hamburgers you want to eat before you die” list by GQ Magazine in the…
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