Japanese goods

Japanese Toy Store Kiddyland: 5 Unique Experiences You can’t Get Anywhere Else

Are you on the last leg of your Japan trip but can’t seem to figure out the perfect souvenirs for your friends and family? Or maybe you just adore kawaii Japanese characters and fine-quality products? Well, there is a place just for you, a place of wonder and imagination, of nostalgia and innovation. If you’re…

5 crazy cat goods that will make you chuckle

With cats coming after dogs, and being the second most popular pet in Japan, it is no wonder that pet owners and cat lovers are a huge market in Japan. Cat cafes, cat islands, rental cats, cat hotels… just anything you can think of. And, of course, most important: pet supplies for cats! Additional to…

Sakura Meets Starbucks For Its Spring Product Line!

In the spring of every year, all of the Starbucks stores in Japan start selling sakura (cherry blossom) flavoured beverages and food. These beverages have been sold every year since 2001 to coincide with the cherry blossoms blooming in the spring. This tradition is the company’s way of incorporating traditional Japanese culture into their products.…

How to Use a Japanese Tenugui Towel

Japan is, in many ways, one of the most modern and technologically advanced countries in the world. It is home to many of the world’s most innovative companies and is a pioneer in the modern economy. Indeed, visitors traveling to Japan are usually very impressed with the modern buildings, high- speed trains, and great quality…

A Taste of Japan in Kyoto’s Nishiki Market

Introduction Author’s photo Between Karasuma Street and Kawaramachi Street lies the famous Nishiki Market Street in downtown Kyoto, where a feast for all the senses awaits. This Market is known historically as it preserves traditions and is famous for its infinite choice of foods and goods. Shopping in Nishiki Market Street Author’s photo Kyoto is a…