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  • 15 Interesting Facts about Mochi

    15 Interesting Facts about Mochi

    Mochi is a soft and sticky rice cake made of Mochigome rice (glutinous rice). It is a traditional Japanese sweet that every tourist should try it during their trip to Japan. Often mochi is considered to be one of the finest seasonal treats in Japanese cuisine. Have you ever tasted […]

     
     
  • 6 Best Sushi Cookbooks of All Time

    6 Best Sushi Cookbooks of All Time

    Love eating sushi? Do you want to try some delicious sushi recipes at home? Making sushi at home sounds to be a daunting task if you are not well equipped with a useful sushi making kit and cookbook. Only a best sushi making cookbook could help you learning various yummy […]

     
     
  • Four Seasons in Shirakawa-go | Travel Guide

    Four Seasons in Shirakawa-go | Travel Guide

    Shirakawa-go is one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is a traditional mountain village that changes its beauty throughout the year. When your mind is stuck with a simple question “what is the best time to visit Shirakawa-go?” then this post could reveal it, seriously! Just wait and see […]

     
     
  • Kokeshi: Traditional  Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Kokeshi: Traditional Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Before getting insight into Kokeshi, first I would like to praise its birthplace called Tohoku. It is a charm area, don’t you think so? Blessed with abundance of beautiful nature, Tohoku has become one of the places in Japan that foreign visitors don’t hesitate to admire its utmost beauty. It […]

     
     
  • Hydrangea (Ajisai) Season in Japan 2020

    Hydrangea (Ajisai) Season in Japan 2020

    Hydrangea (Ajisai in Japanese) is the sign of the rainy season in Japan. The flower is adored and honored by most of the Japanese like they do for ume, sakura and irises. In fact, the flower was first discovered in Japan. Viewing hydrangea flower is a tradition here. Japanese absolutely […]

     
     
  • 10 Books that Teach Kids about Japanese Culture

    10 Books that Teach Kids about Japanese Culture

    Japanese culture fascinates millions of people from all over the world. It does not matter whether it is traditional or contemporary Japanese culture. Though, traditional Japanese culture is the main source of knowing the old traditions dating back thousands of years. Today I am going to feature the 10 most […]

     
     
  • 10 Most Popular Japanese Summer Foods

    10 Most Popular Japanese Summer Foods

    Summer in Japan is full of amazing surprises. With lots of interesting events and festivals, you can discover what to eat in Japan in summer. You must be interested in knowing the most popular Japanese summer foods, especially if you are planning to visit Japan soon. Time has come to […]

     
     
  • 2020 Golden Week in Japan

    2020 Golden Week in Japan

    Golden week (GW) has arrived in Japan. What is it? What is your though of this? This is a collection of four distinct public holidays within seven days starting from end of April to early May. In Japan, foreign tourists who are willing to visit Japan are encouraged not to […]

     
     
  • 10 Most Popular Sakura Varieties in Japan

    10 Most Popular Sakura Varieties in Japan

    Hanami has arrived! The cherry trees have bloomed beautifully with delightful blossoms in many parts of Japan. Lately, some cherry trees are being prepared to be bloomed, some are at their full glory, some sakura are yet waiting to touch the grounds and sadly some have already touched the grounds! […]

     
     
  • Wanko Soba in Iwate | Noodles Dish

    Wanko Soba in Iwate | Noodles Dish

    Wanko Soba is one of the most popular local specialties of Iwate prefecture especially in Morioka and Hanamaki areas. It is really funny and interesting moment while eating bowls of wanko soba until you are fully satisfied your stomach and mind. Waitress holding a tray with bowls of wanko soba […]

     
     
 
 

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