Yukimi Daifuku

Feeling Hot? Here Are 10 Cool Snacks for Those Humid Days in Japan

Japan is insufferably hot and humid in the summer. I was born and raised in Las Vegas NV. There, the summer heat cranks up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit (about 44 degrees Celsius). Although the temperature is incredibly high, it is very dry. Japan, on the other hand, is both hot and humid. So how can…

Yukimi Daifuku: A Delicious Ice Cream-Filled Japanese Snack!

If you have a sweet tooth and love trying different cuisines on your travels, then your trip to Japan would not be complete without gobbling a few dozen Yukimi Daifuku ice-cream mochi. Lotte is a major snack brand in Japan and Korea, producing a whole range of things aside from the snacks it is most…

11 Classic Japanese Ice Creams and Popsicles for your Sweet Tooth

We all have ice creams and popsicles that we are familiar with, that we have had since childhood, whose TV commercial jingles bring back fond memories. Growing up with those sweet treats made it way more fun, and having it again makes you feel tinges of nostalgia as if you’re being transported back in time…