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Have you Heard of the Farm-to-Table Concept in Japanese Eateries?

With the concurrently changing attitude towards food safety, food freshness and food seasonality, the farm-to-table concept was adapted by restaurants around the world. It allows them to establish a direct acquisition of food from producers in order to serve fresh local food. This concept is still new in Japan but it can already be felt…

Are You an Animal Lover? Visit These 4 Unique Animal Parks in Japan!

There are many interesting and unique places to visit all across Japan. It is a beautiful country that is rich in natural resources, especially in flora and fauna. There are some unique species in Japan that you can’t see anywhere else in the world. For example, Japan’s Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are often referred to as…

Japan’s Electronic Giant Panasonic is Now Harvesting Vegetables- Cool or Scary?

Just when everyone thought that salads were a healthier option because of its low level of fat content and cholesterol in comparison to meat. However, little did everyone know that eating raw vegetables can be just as detrimental, if not more. The vegetables in these salads are eaten raw, which means that the possibility of…

Visit Tokyo’s Urban Farm of the Future: Pasona O2

Farming has been an important part of human development for centuries. When people realized that they could manipulate food to grow in a certain way and at a certain time, it changed the way people gathered and ate food forever. Farming has been extremely important for many years, and for a long time, only the…

Take A Break From City Life and Visit Narita Dream Dairy Farm!

With all of the high-tech attractions and neon lights, large cities in Japan can be a bit overstimulating after a time. If this is the case, have no fear! There is plenty to see outside of the cities, and Narita Dream Dairy Farm (Narita Yumebokujo) is one great example. What to Do at the Farm…

3 Need-to-Know Myths About Japanese Wagyu Beef

The popularity of wagyu beef continues to spread all over the world. However, some people still remain skeptical about eating it because of the popular myths that have been circulating about wagyu beef. But before you believe any of these wagyu beef myths, these are the facts that you need to know about the product.…

Fluffy Furry Fun at The Alpaca Farm!

I have not been to many zoos in my life, so I thought I’d seen a lot when I met a pretty okapi (aren’t they amazing freaky creatures of nature!), dilettante lemurs, dopey large-headed capybaras, and tapirs whose poo has an explosive shooting range of 5 meters, all at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. But…

Aso Farmland, full on health-oriented complex in Kumamoto!

Aso Farm Land, a theme park located in Kumamoto Prefecture, could be your chance to experience fabulous vacations or a fantastic weekend complete package get-away. Opened in 1995, Aso Farm Land is mentioned (in japantimeline.jp) as one of the world’s largest Nature and Health theme parks. It was opened in 1995 bearing the theme “people,…

The Best Unusual Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is one of the most visited Tourist Destinations in Asia and one of the most popular countries to visit in the World because of its renowned places, new technologies, trademarks, Japan is rich in culture and history and there are plenty of hot springs and public bathhouses. But, unlike the other articles, this one…

Enjoy the spring on Awaji Island, Hyogo

Awaji Island or Awajishima is located in Hyogo Prefecture. Author’s photo The most convenient way to get there is from Kobe City, Maiko Station. Then you can take a ride by the famous bridge called the Akashi-Kaiykyo, which is said to be the longest suspension bridge in the world. (with its central span measuring 1,991m.)…