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Don’t Miss This Coffee and Cheese Roll Specialty Cafe in Ikebukuro!

Pão de queijo, (ポンデケージョ), or cheese buns, are types of cheese-based buns that originated in Brazil. Their doughy and fluffy texture has made them extremely popular in Japan as Japanese people seem to have a thing for foods that are textured similarly to mochi. There is a pão de queijo specialty bakery in Ikebukuro (池袋)…

A Sweet Rice Bowl? Try This Unique Strawberry “Don” at a Cafe in Fukui, Japan!

Donburi (丼), or “don” for short, refers to a rice bowl with various kinds of toppings. Some examples of this are gyudon (牛丼; beef bowl), oyakodon (親子丼; chicken and egg bowl), and katsudon (カツ丼; pork cutlet bowl). But in Fukui Prefecture (福井県), there is a cafe that offers a sweet kind of don! Fukui Prefecture…

Take a Break at One of Shinjuku’s 3 Hippest Cafés with Free WiFi

Over the last decades, the Internet has become a very important tool in people’s lives. We are used to connecting to the internet wherever and whenever they want. This has recently become faster and smarter with the use of WiFi. Consequently, it is now considered an important aspect of cafés with people often looking for…

Cafe-Hopping in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo: 29 Cafes You Should Visit

Shimokitazawa (下北沢) has been gaining popularity as a hip and trendy neighborhood. With an abundance of shops and cafes, it is very easy to see why this suburb in Setagaya-ku (世田谷区) is being called as the newest must-visit place in Tokyo. It is also popular among the Japanese youth and is one of the top…

Loved ‘Your Name’? Visit Its Limited Themed Cafe in Tokyo and Nagoya!

Going on a trip to Tokyo, or basically, to any place in Japan, wouldn’t be complete without trying out some of the best, exquisite dishes the area has to offer. From the widely popular sushi and ramen to Japan’s unique variation in tea, coffee, and chocolates, having a taste of them once in a while…

All About the Starbucks City Mugs in Japan and How Different They Are

Starbucks (スターバックス) is unquestionably one of the most common brand names on the planet. There has not been a country I have visited that does not have one; some even have two stores in one block alone! For those who love collecting things on their travels – magnets, shot glasses, golf balls to name a…

Book Cafe and Gallery in One? Unwind at This Trendy Place in Kochi!

When I first moved to Kochi City in Shikoku, I thought it would be difficult to find good cafes. As someone who had spent a good portion of the past six years writing essays in coffee shops, this seemed like it would be at least a minor obstacle in my adjustment to life in Japan.…

Don’t Like Cats? Here Are 5 Dog Cafes in Japan to Visit Instead!

You may know that in Japan, there is a huge amount of unique and charming little establishments called cat cafes, rightfully named for the cats that live there. These felines are available for you to pet and play with while you enjoy a cup of coffee, and their popularity remains high, with the most frequently…