shave ice (kakigori)

5 Delectable Japanese Dishes to Help You Beat the Summer Heat!

People in Japan often lose their appetite during summer, when the weather is hot and humid. When you don’t want to eat anything heavy, cold summer dishes can help to fight fatigue and nourish your health at the same time. If you come to Japan in the summer, here are the top 5 summer dishes…

Kakigori shaved ice: your best friend in summer!

Summer is on its way and we will soon run out of ideas on how to cool down. Air conditioning, a fan, cold drinks: these are standard when it comes to trying not to suffer from the heat. But what about when you are outside, right in the boiling weather? What can we do to…

5 Secret Ways to Survive Summer the Japanese Way

Japanese summers are hot and somehow we manage to enjoy them in the beginning, and endure them by the end. To make this task a bit more easier, you might want to try it the Japanese Way. Besides wearing a Yukata and drinking hot or cold Japanese tea, there are some other ways, you might…