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Want to Live as Long as the Japanese? Adopt These 5 Healthy Habits Into Your Life!

Japanese people on average have the longest lifespan, and Japan holds the record for being one of the healthiest countries in the world. This is not because of their genes but because of their very healthy lifestyle, which contributes to their longevity. Here are five healthy Japanese habits that you may want to try in…

The Top 10 Things to Do near Haneda Airport in Ota City, Tokyo

Ota City (大田区) is probably the least known among the 23 special wards of Tokyo (東京). Many foreign tourists do not even know much about it even though it is home to one of the country’s famous international airports namely, Haneda (羽田). In fact, Ota is the largest ward in Tokyo and has many things…

Up for a Challenge? Try These 5 Strange Japanese Foods!

When visiting Japan, you might be surprised to see the types of food that Japanese people eat. There is a high chance that you will find some things that you have never tasted before. If you ever come across any of these, don’t be afraid to try them; they might taste better than you think.…

4 Classic Foods You Will Learn to Love Living in Japan

When you move to a new place (particularly one so far from home) there are lots of things you’ll need to get used to. Some things will be easy to adapt to, and others will take more time. One thing that ex-pats frequently have to get used to is new food types and changes to…

The main elements that make Japanese food so distinctive

If you like Japanese food, you must have already realized that there is something that makes it different from the foods in other countries. Yes, Japanese food normally is characterized as light food, with no strong flavours but tasting goods. Below are some of the elements that go hand in hand with the term “Japanese…