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Fast Food in Japan: Quick, Cheap but Not “Junk”

When hearing the words fast food, the global chain restaurants such as Mc Donald’s or Burger King or other famous ones come to our minds first. As it may be commonly known, fast food can also be referred to as “junk” food because it is not considered very healthy. The associations we have with it…

Craving a Midnight Snack? Here Are 6 Restaurants in Japan That Are Open 24/7

Japan is the land of convenience, and companies around the country are constantly striving to make the lives of its citizens easier and help them get things done more quickly. Great examples of this include swipeable train passes, the introduction of cashless services, and even the unveiling of robots that do humans’ jobs for them.…

Want to Hang Out in Tokyo Without the Crowds? Check Out Gakugei Daigaku!

What are the first districts that pop into your head when you think of Tokyo (東京)? No doubt famous central locations such as Shibuya (渋谷), Shinjuku (新宿), Roppongi (六本木) and Ikebukuro (池袋) are some of the first that spring to mind. Of course, they are great places to hang out, boasting great restaurants, interesting shops…

Cheap but Good Quality Food? Here Are 6 Affordable Ways to Eat in Japan

Japan is known for having expensive food in the market. This is probably one of the most common complaints of foreign people visiting the country. Contrary to this, there is actually a wide selection of cheap food having good quality. Like anywhere in the world, if you eat like a local, there’s no need to…

Must try: Top 3 Best Gyudon Shops in Japan

Gyudon is one of the main foods in Japan. The name comes from the combination of two words- “Gyu” which means beef and “don” which is short for donburi, which is a food served on top of rice in a bowl. Gyudon is a famous donburi dish which consists of beef strips cooked in a…