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10 Delicious CALPIS-Flavored Products That You Should Try in Japan

CALPIS, a 98-year-old Japanese cultured drink, has been quite a name over the years. This refreshing white-colored drink with a sweet and tangy flavor quickly became popular among all ages when it first hit the shelves. A post shared by カルピス水玉通信 (@calpis_mizutama) on Sep 19, 2015 at 6:59am PDT Also marketed as “CALPICO” in some…

Feeling Hot? Here Are 10 Cool Snacks for Those Humid Days in Japan

Japan is insufferably hot and humid in the summer. I was born and raised in Las Vegas NV. There, the summer heat cranks up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit (about 44 degrees Celsius). Although the temperature is incredibly high, it is very dry. Japan, on the other hand, is both hot and humid. So how can…

11 Classic Japanese Ice Creams and Popsicles for your Sweet Tooth

We all have ice creams and popsicles that we are familiar with, that we have had since childhood, whose TV commercial jingles bring back fond memories. Growing up with those sweet treats made it way more fun, and having it again makes you feel tinges of nostalgia as if you’re being transported back in time…