By M.k. Yong

Going to Japan? Here are the Top 5 Japanese Snacks to Bring Back Home!

Everybody loves snacks, and it’s no secret that there is a huge variety to choose from when it comes to sweets, potato chips, fruit, and more. Japan is not only famous for its mouth-watering savory food such as sushi, tempura, ramen, soba noodles, yakitori, and okonomiyaki, but also for its unique and fancy snacks that…
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On a Budget? Save Money and Eat at Japan’s Standing Restaurants!

What is a standing restaurant? A standing restaurant is a restaurant where people have to stand while eating, albeit, there is usually still a limited number of chairs available. If you have traveled to Japan before, you might have already seen one. Standing restaurant is deemed unordinary for foreigners because it can only be found…

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…

Thrills and Chills at 5 Amazing Amusement Parks in Japan!

Well, when you were reading the title you might have expected this article to mention Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disney Sea and Universal studios Japan. They are indeed amazing but due to their popularity, they are always overcrowded and require a looooooooong time for every single queue. Ask anyone who has visited them, it is not…

5 Reasons to Visit Kanazawa – Japan’s Historical Town

Are you pondering where to visit for your next trip to Japan? Although Japan is not a ridiculously vast country like Russia it has countless spots for you to explore. Needless to say, every spot has its features and I am sure that those who have visited Japan will definitely visit it for the second…

How to Stay Safe in the Exciting Shinjuku Kabukicho, Tokyo’s Red Light District

When someone mentions Japan, what do you initially think of? Think about what first comes to mind when you think about this country. Most people’s reactions seem to be divided into four categories when they hear this word. The first category is “interesting, rich culture”, where people think about things like samurai and ninja culture,…

Japanese 101: No Better Place to Start Your Mission to Fluency!

Are you interested in learning Japanese? Have you been dreaming of speaking Japanese fluently one day or watching anime without referring to the subtitles? Guess what? We have something in common! Learning a new language can be challenging sometimes but if you have the passion, speaking in Japanese will be a piece of cake for…

5 Points You Should Know About Before Going To Japan

Are you going to Japan for you next vacation? Undeniably, Japan is a charming country regardless of the season in which you go and places you visit: there will always be something that impresses you. Japan is one of those countries that can convince many tourists to pay it a second visit. You may have…

How to Behave When Wearing a Kimono: 4 Must-Know Rules

How many of you have worn a Kimono before? Or maybe you are planning to experience wearing a kimono for your next trip to Japan? Then, maybe you should read this article first! Talking about kimono, the first word that comes into mind is grace. However, Kimono is not a magical robe that can turn…

Are you Eating Sushi the Right Way? 5 Major Tips

Have you been eating sushi the correct way? What?! There is etiquette too for eating sushi? Yeah, In the west, we call it table manners, In Japan, we call it SUSHI MANNERS. Sushi, needless to say, only a person who is living under a rock will say he or she has never tried it before.…