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10 Must-Do’s for Tourists Traveling to Japan

There are different lists of what people should do when visiting certain countries. What they do there normally depends on what the country has to offer. Same when you plan to travel to Japan. There are the basic things that you have to do once here, so you wouldn’t regret missing out on them when…

4 Iconic Japanese Inventions Still Commonly Used Today

Have you ever thought which country things you use or do today come from? Perhaps you have, and some things may even come from Japan! I want to show you the most iconic inventions that came from Japan in this article. 1. Cup noodle I can imagine your face when you see this! This is…

5 Japanese Things You will Crave Even Back Home!

If you are a frequent visitor to Japan, you are lucky to enjoy Japanese benefits on a more regular basis. Those, who do not come that often, can only dream of the always available, only-in-Japan products and services. From my own experience, here is a top 5 of what you are beyond any doubts wishing…

What is Sakuraniku Meat?

When you hear the word “Sakuraniku”, you must be thinking of some flowers right? No, it has nothing to do with the Sakura blossoms. Actually “Sakuraniku” is Horse meat. Because of the color of the meat, it is named like that. “Niku” means meat in Japanese. This might sound a bit harsh to some readers,…

Easy Maki Sushi Recipe for Beginners

Introduction There are a hundred kinds of sushi in Japan, from the traditionally known sushi to the more uncommon ones, invented in a new styles with a different taste. As you may know, sushi is a traditional Japanese food. Sushi also can be said as an icon of Japan and one the most popular things…

Wear sushi on your feet!

Sushi Socks You probably know about sushi! Or maybe you have been eating it ? This food is traditional Japanese cuisine made of rice with raw seafood placed on it. Today people have became innovative and creative enough to make something with similiar appearance but with a completely different function. One of them is Sushi…

7 of the most famous Japanese dishes

The Japanese cuisine is renowned for its emphasis on flavours, presentation finesse and combining various ingredients to create new dishes. Living in Japan, it is necessary that all of us know the culinary heritage of the country and the amazing foods it offers. Here is the list of some basic food items/dishes/ingredients that everyone living…

Dining at Kaitenzushi (Conveyor belt sushi)

Everyone loves sushi. I mean, who wouldn’t? Raw it might be, but something to remember about this Japanese cuisine is that it looks as fresh and great as it can be. Sushi consists of cooked vinegared rice served as the base, topped with various ingredients from vegetables to meat, eggs, seafood(which would be the most…

Onigiri: Sushi’s poor brother?

Same same but different Onigiri are to Japanese people as what pasta are to Italian people (maybe). They are stuffed rice balls wrapped with nori (seaweed), and the very basic take-out lunch for Japanese people. They come in round, or triangular, or in elongated shapes; their fillings are traditionally salty preserved food such as umeboshi…

10 Must Try Dishes When in Japan

Japan’s beguiling beauty is really enchanting enough that tourists find adding it to their itineraries during holidays or vacation time hard to resist. But aside from its stunning beauty and strong cultural identity, Japan is also known for its delicious fresh cuisine. Here are ten dishes that you shouldn’t miss when you visit Japan: Sushi…