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Amidst the hustle and bustle of Tokyo (東京), there is a town in the eastern part of the city where you can slow down and relax. If you want to experience a "shitamachi" or a traditional downtown Japanese neighborhood, Shibamata (柴又) is a must-visit place for you. About the Town Shibamata...

Japan is a land of exquisite dishes. One of these just stands out from the rest due to its amazing savory taste: it is the dish popularly known as 'unagi', or freshwater eel in English. It is commonly used as an ingredient in Japanese cooking and has captured the...

There are a number of popular tourist spots to visit in the land of the rising sun. And if you're travelling to Tokyo, you might have heard of popular places such as Shinjuku, Harajuku, and Shibuya for fashion spots or you may know of the big ourist attractions like...

Ueno is popularly known as a district in Tokyo with a rich historical legacy, where many tourists come each year to get a feel of Tokyo's Edo period. Due to its popular location, throughout the decades many stores have continuously been opened, hoping to become the finest in the...

We all know how Japanese food can be delicious. It's possible that not everyone has the opportunity to try Japanese food, but of those who have, the majority opinion is that Japanese food is tasty and healthy. I had the opportunity to eat Japanese food a few times and...

In most countries when you think of fast food you would usually think of foods such as hamburgers, pizzas or fried chicken and while you can of course find all of these in Japan, they are not the only fast food options available on the high street! pinterest.com/ Japan has...

Have you tried eel before? What about Japanese eel? If not, a trip to Nagoya is well worth it, just to try their deliciously prepared freshwater eel (unagi) delicacy! The Japanese eel, Anguilla Japonica (Nihon unagi) is a type of freshwater eel which has gained a lot of popularity...

With the almost unbearable heat that is the Japanese summer, how do common folks survive when outside in the sun? Taking our mind off with some beautiful summer food is one way people get through the summer. Here are some common dishes people crave during the summer in Japan: Kakigori...

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