By MichelleCruz

Donburi: A Complete Package of Happiness in One Bowl

Donburi or don (literally “bowl”), is a Japanese rice bowl dish. It consists of fish, meat, vegetables or other ingredients simmered together and served over rice. Japan has invented the Don in the late 1800’s as a convenient meal-on-the-go. Throughout the years, the Japanese continued eating and innovating the Donburi into a wide range of…

Have a Break, Have a KitKat −in a Jar!

Japan is an innovative country. Every now and then, they surprise people with their cool and creative ideas. From technologies and such, down to some inventions of personal stuff, they really meet the expectations. photos1.blogger.com/ Everyone knew that Japan has a variety of vending machines. Name it, most likely they have it. Who would’ve thought…

Japanese Diet Hacks

Losing weight has always been such a hot topic. The Japanese diet is known as one of the healthiest diet routines in the world. However, this article is not about eating Japanese foods, it’s about eating your food in the Japanese way. Not only you’ll get a slimmer body, but it will also make you…

Have your honeymoon at designers’ hotel, central Kyoto

Aside from having the best scenic places and cuisine in Asia, Japan is also a lodging place for newlyweds who seek a perfect place for honeymoon. So, for all the couples who are looking for a luxurious hotel but at an affordable price, Mume Boutique Hotel is just simply the right choice. “Mume” is derived…

Have You Ever Wanted to Become ’More Japanese’? Here are Seven Tips!

Japan is a country like no other. Of course, every nation is unique and different. But Japan just seems a lot more different than the rest! From bizarre rules and crazy entertainment shows to unique cuisine and distinctive style, people are fascinated with Japan and its people. In recent years, the term ‘Japanophile’ has been…

Claska Hotel, designers’ hidden gem in Tokyo

“Mata ashita” can be literally translated into “until tomorrow” which in Japan is used as “see you again tomorrow”. Well, if you have stayed in Claska Hotel, I’m positive you will want to say it out loud! Claska Hotel is oozing charm of mid-century modern interiors with a Japanese twist. Claska is located in one…

Japanese Dramas VS Korean Dramas

Japanese and Korean dramas are two of the most anticipated Asian drama. But what makes them so distinct? Many people argue about which is better, The J-Drama or K-Drama? Well, I can’t please everybody and I am not in the right position to give judgment since I love both. However, I’ll just state what are…

Experience the Authenticity of Japan at Mukaitaki Ryokan!

Visiting Japan surely include sightseeing, picture taking from here and there, walking around, and devouring the Japanese cuisines. After a long day of all the activities, it is nice to have a break at a certain place. We want to stay in a place where we can feel comfortable and cared for. Thence, the Mukaitaki…

Happoen Garden, the hidden ambience of Tokyo

Japan is a country of nature. It has plenty of beautiful landscapes that are worth discovering. It is said that Japan is the runaway place for those who want to unwind with the help of nature. Why? Well, here is one of the thousands of reasons why. Happoen Garden r.gnavi.co.jp/ hisandhersphoto.com/ Happo-en (which means a…

Fright Time Diary: An Unknown Visitor

A fan of horror stories? Well, you are just on the right page. We all know that Japan is famous for its frighting legends and ghost stories. So, being aware of that fact, here’s a real diary-like story which people who have the nerve will truly love. Since I was a child, I was always…
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