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6 Reasons Why the Kansai Area is a Great Place to Visit or Live in Japan

Japan is a truly beautiful country. Across its various islands, one can experience nearly every type of climate. In the north, beautiful snow peaks and skiing. In the south, an island experience that rivals Hawaii or any of the other pacific islands. In the heart of Japan we have Tokyo; the Japanese megalopolis that has…

5 Must-Try Specialty Dishes When Visiting Kochi

Kochi is not only famous for its autumn festivals and scenery, but also for its delicious mouth-watering food. The unique food tradition here attracts many visitors. Kochi is famous for its ‘Sawachi cuisine’ which is a culinary tradition that dates hundreds of years back. Let’s have a look at this tradition as well as the…

4 Wagyu Dishes Every Meat Lover Must Try When in Japan

Are you up for a food adventure in Japan? Then make sure not to miss the Wagyu (Japanese beef) dishes which are cooked in various ways for you to enjo — in a hotpot, as a steak or sushi. Wagyu beef, and especially the Kobe Beef, has become famously known worldwide for its quality so…

3 Need-to-Know Myths About Japanese Wagyu Beef

The popularity of wagyu beef continues to spread all over the world. However, some people still remain skeptical about eating it because of the popular myths that have been circulating about wagyu beef. But before you believe any of these wagyu beef myths, these are the facts that you need to know about the product.…

How do the Japanese Produce Delicious Beef? Learn About the 4 Wagyu Breeds

There are four wagyu breeds that are common in Japan. But, the most famous wagyu beef brand can be found in Kobe in Hyogo Prefecture and it comes from the Tajima wagyu strain of the Japanese Black (Kuroge Washu). The three other breeds used for beef include Japanese Brown (Akage Washu), Japanese Shorthorn (Nihon Tankaku…

5 Most Expensive Food Finds in Japan

There is no better way to enjoy Japan than to sample their finest delicacies, and there is no better way to empty your pockets than by tasting these 5 most expensive food finds of Japan. 1. Nakazawa Milk For $40 per quart of milk from Nakazawa Foods Japan, you will have a great relaxing sleep…