Costco

Top 5 differences/similarities of Japan/US Costco

Costco is a well-beloved bulk food/grocery chain in the US. It is a godsend here in Japan. With the food cost being so high in Japan, the cost of membership is definitely justifiable. Where else can you find sushi packs that can easily feed a family of four? A whole turkey during Thanksgiving? In this…

A Guide to Buying Foreign Goods in Japan

When being/living/travelling in Japan you surely enjoy sushi, onigiri, matcha tea,etc., but sometimes you might need something particular, that is typical in your home country, but seems nowhere available in Japan. Maybe you are craving that special sweet, that is so popular back home, but you have not found yet in your local supermarket? Or…