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Try These 3 Tasty Treats on Pilgrim’s Island Shikoku

Of the four main islands in Japan, Shikoku is the smallest and least populated one. It is an island not only popular for temples associated with pilgrims but also for legendary traditional dishes which attract both local and foreign tourists. To name a few, here are three yummy delights that you should try if you…

Check Out the Unusual Way This Japanese Hospital Challenges Its Medical Students

Potential doctors and surgeons are required to be book smart to ensure that they are knowledgeable about diseases and how to treat patients. Other than being able to ace the written exams, it is obviously also highly important that surgeons have the skills to operate on patients. Therefore, a hospital in Japan has come up…

5 Authentic yet Affordable Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurants in Japan!

In Japan, there are endless ideas around technology, games, gadgets, theme cafes, restaurants and so on, that are always popping up around the country. With that said, the brilliant idea of the sushi restaurant with an automated conveyor belt (kaiten sushi) has been a great way to rake in customers from local areas as well…

Igokochiya: An Amazing Find for Delicious Sushi in Nara!

It was during the New Year holiday, almost every restaurant was closed and the two choice diners we had earmarked in our tourist book seemed not to exist anymore. Hungry and lacking in choice, we stumbled around the streets of Nara trying to find somewhere for lunch – by this point, any old thing would…

No More Spillage and Wastage: Powdered Soy Sauce is the Way to Go!

There are a variety of condiments in Japan that we can choose from that will match each and every individual’s personal taste. Wherever you are in the world, some foods have certain condiments accompanied with it to bring out the best flavor. Japan uses a variety of these condiments too, with some originating in Japan,…

Find Food, Fun and Furry Friends on Ueno’s Ameyoko Shopping Street!

The first time I went to Tokyo, I stayed for over a week. I couldn’t get enough of the city. By the end of the first few days, though, I had started to run out of tourist attractions to visit. I got in touch with my friend, a native Tokyoite, and asked what I should…

Omakase or Okonomi: How to Order Your Delicious Sushi?

One of the nice things about eating sushi is that diners can enjoy eating their meal with their fingers or with their chopsticks without having to worry too much about their manners. But even more importantly, they are free to choose how they like their sushi to be served. There are usually two options when…

Kakinoha-zushi: Nara’s Local Delicacy that is a Must-Try for Visitors!

Each area or prefecture in Japan has it’s own delicacies, and Nara is no different. The Nara region (near Osaka and Kyoto, in Kansai) is famous for its kakinoha-zushi, which translates as ‘persimmon leaf sushi’. This delicacy is a must try for visitors to the city, or a possible option of omiyage to bring back…

Vegetarians Rejoice! Sushi Nova has you Covered with Vegetable Sushi Options!

There are some who don’t like the idea of indulging in raw fish and so avoid what others consider mouth-watering Japanese sashimi and sushi. However, there are sushi restaurant chains that provide vegetable-based sushi options along with their meat-based sushi menu. This provides great options for vegetarians too! Sushi Nova   en.rocketnews24.com/ In September 2015,…