Yamazaki

Suntory Yamazaki Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting!

When most people think of whiskey (or whisky, depending where it’s from, of course!) they tend to think of Ireland and Scotland but for quite some years now Japan has been becoming more and more well known for producing some of the best whiskey around. Yamazaki Distillery tour   One of the biggest producers of…

Yamazaki Pan – The Surprisingly Delicious “Lunch Pack” Sandwich

Japan, the land of strange and amazing snacks, has once again exceeded my expectations. For months I suspiciously eyed these strange packages in the convenience stores and supermarkets, certain that the sandwich within would be a complete let down. How wrong I was – Yamazaki Pan has come to be my new best friend when…

Toshiyuki Yamazaki, The One and Only Japanese Professional Pencil Sculptor!

There is only one professional pencil sculptor in Japan and his name is Toshiyuki Yamazaki (山崎利幸). He makes amazing miniature sculptures out of pencil lead. Before becoming a professional pencil sculptor, Yamazaki was a stock broker. He learned of pencil sculpting in America via television, which led to his interest in the art. At first,…