6 awesome raw egg dishes in Japanese cuisine
The average Japanese person eats around 19.1 Kg of eggs per year, according to the Earth policy institute, placing it in the top 2 worldwide! The thought of ea
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Hakusan Park is located in Niigata and houses various ponds, botanical gardens and a playground.
Located a 5-minute walk from Umeda Station, this European-style restaurant is a cafe by day and wine bar at night. The 1930 Cafe's interior is a blend of expose
This quirky room can be found inside the Washington Hotel in Akihabara and is the only one where you can play with toy trains! It has a 30 metre train track mod
Standing bars, or Tachinomiya in Japanese, are small bars with no seating. This standing-only street food stall bar is located in the district of Kyobashi, an a
Located northeast of the Kanazawa Castle grounds, this museum exhibits the works of pottery masters from the Chozaemon family, currently in its 11th generation.
This site is an expanse of land in Nasu that was turned into a flower park, with tulips, poppies, roses, etc(depending on the season) colourfully pervading the
Ho'onji Temple is a Zen sect temple located in a small street near Teramachi-dori. The temple is known for its numerous statues of Buddhist disciples.
This shrine is a sacred landmark located in the Hyogo Prefecture.
I'm a travel lover, but I'm also a parent - which means that these days, the trip plans I make are designed with little ones in mind. Having lived in Tokyo for
The Shin Yokohama Ramen museum is known to be the world's first food amusement park. It has 9 ramen restaurants which allows you to enjoy different kinds of ram
Mitsumine Jinja, or Mitsumine Shrine is one of the oldest Shinto Shrine in Chichibu area, Saitama Prefecture. This shrine is located at the summit of Mountain M
When we learn a new language we open ourselves up to a richer understanding of a different culture. Knowing a second language can help us form new friendships,
Toyo Ito, a 76 year old architect whose architectural practice is based in Tokyo, Japan, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, this is considered one o
In 2018, Japanese Beauty Magazine《美的》has collected questionnaires from 13,702 readers to survey their favourite skin care products including makeup remover, cle
So, winter in Japan might sound amazing. Pretty snow landscapes, warming hotpots and all those holiday decorations. But winter here is cold, and I am talking re
Japan has a wide range of delicious treats and snacks; salty and hearty, sweet and tasty, soft or chewy, crunchy or jelly-like. There is so much out there to ch
It's always better to draft your plans before officially planning your plans. *I do not own the cover above, the credit goes to whom ever the wonderful photogr
Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he
A cradle of traditional Japanese history and culture, Nara breathes the spirit of Yamato - the Japanese nation. Formerly known as “Heijyokyo", Nara was the firs
Kochi, on Shikoku Island, is quite rural. In fact, 85% of the prefecture is covered in forests. This lush, green area is perfect for adventurers and is famous f
If your idea of a perfect vacation involves majestic forests, clear blue lakes, pillowy powder snow, and amazing, farm-fresh food, Hokkaido is an absolute dream
Fukuoka is located on the northern side of the island of Kyushu. It includes the two largest cities in the area, Fukuoka City, its capital, and Kitakyushu. The
Majestic Mount Fuji, rolling hills of green tea plantations, and the gorgeous coastline of the Izu Peninsula give Shizuoka a rich character that makes it a grea
Toyama is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It has mountainous borders inland with wonderful natural views, hiking trails, hot springs and ev
In Akita, on the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku region, visitors can revel in Japan’s natural beauty. You can climb mountains, look over beautiful lakes, and visit coastal towns.
Iwate is the prefecture with the largest landmass in Japan. It is on the Pacific coast in the northern Tohoku region. The capital city Morioka is famous for its