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Holiday in Kyoto? Stay at one of the 3 Best Ryokans!

The Ryokan is a Japanese traditional inn model. This kind of inn has existed since Edo period hundred years ago. This traditional Japanese inn is surely different from the other inns. Ryokans are characterized by the use of tatami on the floor, sliding doors, futon as a bed, the existence if communal bath, and visitor…

Summer: Time to try Nagashi Somen

Somen and Nagashi Somen Maybe some of you already know what Somen is. Somen is a Japanese noodle made from wheat flour that are thinner in diameter than the standard noodles. It becomes a favorite dish in Japan during summer, as it is usually served cold and is eaten by dipping it in a sauce…

Top 10 delicious meals from convenience stores!

As you may know, convenience stores in Japan or Konbini always provide you with delicious packages of foods that we call ‘bento’. It is not a difficult thing for people who live in or visit Japan to find the food when they get hungry and there are no restaurants around. Foods in konbini mostly have…

10 Most Beautiful Picturesque Sites in Japan

Japan is a country in northeast Asia that is not only beautiful with its nature and culture, it is also the uniqueness and the difference from the rest of the world that make it seem to be one of the blessed and magical places. Japan is a great destination for your holiday, its atmosphere will…

3 Easy Recipes of Japanese Food

Do you like Japanese foods? I think if you like it, it is a good idea to practice cooking your favorite dishes by yourself. Basic Japanese foods are known to be easy to make. You don’t need a lot of time and complicated preparation rules. Unlike Indian, Southeast Asian and other countries’ foods, Japanese foods…

3 Ideas for One-Day Trip from Tokyo

If you have one day holiday in Tokyo and you want to visit some other places, where can you go? This article was inspired by one of my friends who wanted to visit Tokyo and was confused as to which of these 3 places to choose. Yes! There are a few options when it comes…

5 Outstanding Aquariums All Over Japan

Japan is a country surrounded by the sea. The sea life has affected strongly the life of Japan and Japanese people. Therefore, many aquariums have been built in Japan as an attraction to people as a manifestation of sea life appreciation in Japan. In addition, Japan has some spectacular aquariums. Below are five best aquariums…

Meet Japan’s last samurai: Joe Okada

Do Samurais still exist? Do you ever wonder if the Samurai you saw in the movies or know from the stories still exist? Moreover, have you ever wondered if you can meet them on your trip to Japan? I too, have asked myself those questions. Actually, samurais disappeared a long time ago. In Japan, nowadays,…

Annual World Cosplay Summit, Nagoya

What is World Cosplay Summit? Japan’s manga and anime have influenced people around the world. As a result of its crazy popularity, the World Cosplay Summit was created. World Cosplay Summit is a cosplay event held by WCS Inc. In 2003 the event was held by Japanese television station, TV Aichi, as a sign of…

Top Part-Time Jobs for Foreigners in Japan

People often try to find at least part-time jobs when they live in another country. Although some have already got a status as an employee somewhere or in many cases have a student status, finding part-time job is still considered to be one of the things in priority. In Japan, finding a part-time job can…