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Enjoy Scrumptious Breakfast Meals at These 8 Cafes in Nagoya

I feel like having a slow breakfast in Japan has become a luxury because of how busy people are and how early mornings start. I completely understand that every second of sleep is more valuable than making time to get a good breakfast for a lot of people. But if you happen to be around…

Celebrate Christmas 2016 With These 6 Cakes Available at Tokyo Station

It is now less than a month until Christmas 2016, and I personally think that one of the most important aspects of Christmas, apart from getting together with family and friends, is the Christmas cake. With the slightly recently renovated Tokyo (東京) Station, there is now a large department shop area called GRANSTA where you…

Drive Along This Road in Hokkaido and Visit These 8 Beautiful Gardens

If you are looking for some places to go to in Hokkaido (北海道), the Hokkaido Garden Path (北海道ガーデン街道) may be the perfect place for you to visit! My family and I recently flew to Hokkaido and rented a car to drive along this road and I can definitely say that the various gardens are worth…

Cool Down With These 3 Mint Chocolate Desserts Available in Tokyo

I personally believe that mint is the perfect ingredient to enjoy during the summer season. It has the power to get people through the intense summer heat here in Japan. Not only do they taste delicious, but mint sweets are also aesthetically pleasing with their pastel blue or green color. Here are three mint chocolate-flavored…
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Crazy for Curry? Here Are 5 Curry Restaurants in Shibuya

Thanks to the fact that Tokyo attracts many people from around the world, there is also a great collection of people from countries that have curry as their popular national dish. Naan and curry (not the Japanese kind) are almost impossible to recreate in average Japanese households so I love going out to find new…

Is It a Waffle or a Crepe? Taste This New Puffy Dessert in Harajuku

What are puffles (パッフル)? Puffles are “puffy waffles” rolled up with various ingredients into a crepe-like form. These puffles originated in Hong Kong (egg waffles) but have now spread to New York and have become extremely popular. Their unique texture that isn’t quite of a crepe or a waffle is causing many people to fall…

Have a Romantic Night at These 4 Atmospheric Restaurants in Tokyo

I think the kind of lighting and the design in a certain space can make or break the way people feel about its atmosphere. If a place has too many white, fluorescent lights – the kind that makes your eyes burn when you stare at them and you see little spots when you look away…
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5 Places in Tokyo to Satisfy Your Pancake Craving

Pancakes are the perfect dessert/food to eat for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner! I always enjoy making pancakes with my family on slow weekend mornings, but it’s always nice to actually go to a cafe and try some pancakes made by professional pastry chefs. Here are 5 places in Tokyo where you can enjoy delicious…

Admire the Quirks of Modern Art at the Towada Art Center in Aomori!

The city of Towada in Aomori Prefecture has been concentrating on promoting art in the city with its project called Arts Towada as a means of development. This project began in 2005 and the Art Center opened in 2008. The Towada Art Center, Street Furniture, and Art Square are the main parts of this project…

3 Bakeries to Buy Simple yet Delicious Salt Bread in Japan

Did you know that there is a new kind of bread that is becoming extremely popular in Japan? Salt bread has recently been featured very often on television due to its simple yet unique flavor. Salt bread or salt rolls are mainly made from salt, butter, and flour and are extremely simple, but because the…