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Yakisoba: the Street Food That Everyone Loves

Yakisoba is a classic Japanese dish, and it is generally seen as a typical street food. If there is a festival or other large outdoor event going on, you will often see yakisoba stalls lining the roads. This dish is made by stir-frying boiled ramen noodles, vegetables, and meat or seafood with a sweet/savory sauce.…

A Glimpse Of The Japanese Tea Ceremony

There are a lot of traditions that the Japanese have been practicing from ancient times up to the present. They make sure that all the traditions are well preserved and passed on to younger generations so that they respect their roots and practices that teach them good values and show how unique they are. One…

5 Breathtaking Castles, the National Treasures of Japan

Japan is indeed one of the most famous countries in the world. It is well known for its very high technology and a super power nation. It is known for its boom in economy and wonderful innovations. But besides its popularity in technology and economy, Japan is also a good place for leisure as it…

Sake, An Integral Part of Japanese Cuisine

Sake is a well known Japanese alcoholic beverage that is made of fermented rice, koji, and water. It normally uses the process of fermentation and filtration process. It is truly an integral part of the Japanese cuisine. Sake is the national beverage in Japan and it is even served with a special ceremony. It is…

The Meaning Behind 4 of Japan’s National Holidays

Just like any other country in the world, Japan has many holidays and festivities that are celebrated each year. These are the best times for tourists to visit the country so they are sure to enjoy and learn more about the rich Japanese culture and tradition. These holidays are spent with enthusiasm and joy by…

Top 5 Hotels to Stay at in Nagoya

Nagoya is Japan’s fourth-largest city and is one of the country’s major economic centers. Business travelers come to this place often, and some tourists also stop by here on the way from Tokyo to Kyoto or Osaka. There is a wide selection of hotels to stay in Nagoya. Below is a list of 5 hotels…

Get a Taste of Life Inside a Japanese Home with a Nagomi Visit!

A Nagomi Visit is a very authentic, wonderful and exciting experience in Japan. It provides the concept of an immersion experience with a Japanese local household, where you get to dine with the whole family as if you are a part of the family. You can choose either lunch or dinner with a minimal fee.…

Sushi, the Most Famous Japanese Food in the World!

Sushi is the first name that strikes us when Japanese cuisine is mentioned. Sushi is perhaps the best known Japanese food dish to the outside world. It is a recipe that consists of rice and fish with a flavor of vinegar. However, there are many variations of Sushi that are lesser known by people outside…

How to Prepare Shabu Shabu Deliciously for Friends and Family

Shabu shabu is a popular Japanese dish. It consists of thinly sliced meat and a variety of vegetables and sauces boiled like “hot pot” style in a skillet on the table. Several versions of the dish can be found in Korean as well as Chinese culinary but are still similar to the Japanese hot pot.…

Hachiko, Japan’s National Symbol of Loyalty

Hachiko, an Akita Inu breed of dog, was born on November 10, 1923 in a farm near the city of Odate, Akita Prefecture. He is known for his remarkable loyalty to his owner, Hidesaburo Ueno, a professor in Agriculture of the University of Tokyo. Hachiko is known in Japanese as chuken Hachiko which means faithful…
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