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Calorific Deliciousness in Kumamoto ー Try Bubble Tea at Tapiking

I first tried ‘milk tea’ in China – what we would call ‘builders tea’ in England but made super sweet and super milky, and more often than not with little tapioca balls bobbing around at the bottom of the cup. Served with a jumbo straw through which to suck up the afore mentioned tapioca balls,…

A Quick Guide on How to Customize Your Starbucks Beverage in Japan

Starbucks might be the largest coffee shop chain in the world, and Japan is no exception. Starbucks is huge here. If you are in one of Japan’s larger cities, you are probably just a stone’s throw from one. And because most Starbucks have free Wi-Fi, it is a great place to check your email, do…

Beat the Summer Heat and Enjoy a Cold Drink While Riding Tokyo’s Tea Taxis!

What better way to commute than riding a taxi serving ice cold drinks this summer. This is one of the taxi services the taxi operator, Nihon Kotsu, has recently introduced to help commuters freshen up before moving to their next destination. These taxis are called Lemon Hospitality Taxis which aim to extend hospitality to passengers…

Looking for the Perfect Summer Thirst Quencher? The New Honey Lemongina is Here!

Japan is the land of amazing beauty and seasonal changes. However, the summer can be brutal with its record humidity and heat. Thank God for the ubiquitous convenience stores and drink vending machines easily available to quench your thirst. The options are endless, from the standard water to even cream corn soup! By far one…

Would You Try Coca-Cola Japan’s Sleep Water For a Good Night of Rest?

Ever have trouble sleeping at night? There’s a solution for you. In May 2016, Coca-Cola Japan introduced a new drink called “Glaceau Sleep Water” which claims to help people sleep well at night. It is a drinking water perfect for those who have sleep disorders or simply want uninterrupted beauty sleep. The Importance of Good…

Game Bar Gluck: A New Place In Tokyo to Relax and Play Board Games After Work!

Looking for a place to spend a little time after work with friends to loosen up and de-stress? Sometimes, the usual izakaya is not what people want to look for. For some, there are different ways to have fun and to spend time instead. And recently, this place has been getting jam-packed with visitors. twitter.com/…

4 Essential Tips to Help You Prepare For Japanese Winter

Winter is coming, are you ready? You should be. It’s extremely cold weather, though humid in some places, and at least in most of Kyushu, no snow to play with. Prepping for it is a little different than you may be accustomed to, but these few tips may save your heating bill, or at the…