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Food, Money
Series! Exploring Tokyo for ¥1,000 or Less: Shimokitazawa

Series! Exploring Tokyo for ¥1,000 or Less: Shimokitazawa

Dec 5, 2018

  Shimokitazawa is a suburb in Tokyo located in the Setagaya Ward. Widely considered the... Read More...

Food, Topics, Ranking
5 Unique Japanese Food Many Foreigners Try to Avoid

5 Unique Japanese Food Many Foreigners Try to Avoid

Nov 18, 2018

Each country has its unique foods based on its culture, the same can be said for Japan as well. Bec... Read More...

Food, Topics, Ranking
How to Tell If Your Fish is Fresh?

How to Tell If Your Fish is Fresh?

Nov 17, 2018

    When you think about Japan, what comes to mind? Sushi? kimono? or perhaps Ja... Read More...

Food
Why Japanese People Love to Eat Raw Food

Why Japanese People Love to Eat Raw Food

Nov 13, 2018

People in Japan love to eat raw food. Sushi and sashimi are well known and eaten at Japanese restau... Read More...

Food, Shopping
10 “Konbini” Snacks Not to Miss! Our Pick-Up Favorites!

10 “Konbini” Snacks Not to Miss! Our Pick-Up Favorites!

Nov 4, 2018

If you travel to Japan, you would be missing out if you didn' try Japanese “konbini” snacks. Konbini... Read More...

Food
Must-visit Izakaya in Tokyo

Must-visit Izakaya in Tokyo

Nov 3, 2018

When you live in Japan, you will often hear about the place called izakaya. Your Japanese colleagues... Read More...

Food
5 Best Fish in Season! Autumnal Fishy Feasts in Japan

5 Best Fish in Season! Autumnal Fishy Feasts in Japan

Oct 29, 2018

Do you know what fish are in season in autumn in Japan? People love to eat fish in Japan, and the... Read More...

Food
3 Amazing Facts about Plastic Food Samples

3 Amazing Facts about Plastic Food Samples

Oct 26, 2018

  When you’re wondering what to eat for your lunch or dinner at the restaurants in Japan... Read More...

Food
What I Noticed When Drinking in Japan

What I Noticed When Drinking in Japan

Oct 23, 2018

Although this may seem shallow, one of the things I love about Japan is the drinking culture. Japan ... Read More...

Food
5 Recommended Foods for a Perfect Autumn in Japan

5 Recommended Foods for a Perfect Autumn in Japan

Oct 15, 2018

Do you know what types of food are in season this time of year in Japan? Having seasonal food is ver... Read More...

Restaurant
Must-Experience Dining in Tokyo’s Peculiar Cafes

Must-Experience Dining in Tokyo’s Peculiar Cafes

Oct 12, 2018

  Tokyo is never short of ideas when it comes to themed restaurants and cafes. Some of Tokyo... Read More...

Food
How to Combat the “Autumn Appetite”

How to Combat the “Autumn Appetite”

Oct 8, 2018

Did you know Japanese people say autumn is the season for reading books, exercising, and eating?... Read More...

Food, Autumn
Chestnuts? Kuri? Marron? How to Enjoy Chestnuts in Japan!

Chestnuts? Kuri? Marron? How to Enjoy Chestnuts in Japan!

Oct 4, 2018

Autumn is here!  Japan has such an affection for seasonal treats, and nothing says Autumn quite like... Read More...

Food
Chopsticks or Hands? Dip or Pour? 4 Manners You Need to Know About Eating Sushi

Chopsticks or Hands? Dip or Pour? 4 Manners You Need to Know About Eating Sushi

Oct 3, 2018

  Sushi is the most major popular and famous traditional food in Japan that everyone kno... Read More...

Food, Entertainment
Night on the Town: Shimokitazawa

Night on the Town: Shimokitazawa

Oct 1, 2018

I live in the Shimokitazawa district of Setagaya Ward in Tokyo (to be fair, there is no “Shimokitaza... Read More...

Food
Have You Ever Tried a Japanese Pre-Drinking, “0-Jikai”?

Have You Ever Tried a Japanese Pre-Drinking, “0-Jikai”?

Sep 30, 2018

  Have you ever experienced a drinking party called “0-Jikai” in Japan? It is common for... Read More...

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