16 Apr | Yoshihiro |No Comments

Ekiben – More than train trip’s onboard meals

Ekiben is not just an onboard meal and has more to offer rail travellers and the public. Today we are featuring ekiben, an iconic part of Japanese cuisine and culture…

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13 Apr | Josh |No Comments

Kion: Surprisingly Affordable Japanese Cuisine and Sake Pairing Restaurant in Ginza

We’d like to introduce you to, Kion, a cozy spot designed to showcase Japanese sake, shochu (Japanese vodka), and craft gin, all the while celebrating the four seasons of Japan…

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12 Apr | Stephanie Campbell |No Comments

Make these 50 bucket list items a priority on your next visit to Japan!

we’ve put together a bucket list of 50 must-do’s while you’re in Japan!

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8 Apr | Jason Stone |No Comments

Japan’s Famous Landmark: Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji: the mountain is synonymous with the country. It is one of the most popularly photographed and artistically depicted mountains in the entire world, rivaled only by the tallest mountain on the planet, Mt. Everest. But what makes this mountain on the island nation of Japan so special?…

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5 Apr | Zea Rose |No Comments

Traditional Japanese Sweets: Spring

Traditional Japanese sweets known as ‘wagashi’ tend to have meaning, history, and seasons they are associated with. If you go to a traditional wagashi shop in the spring and then go again in the summer, the wagashi they have on display will have changed. Here are some traditional spring sweets…

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2 Apr | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Interview with Lena, your foodie friend in Nagoya!

Today we’re happy to introduce you to Lena, from Nagoya is not boring, who together with her partner Elisabeth Llopis, is offering food (and other experiences) in the great city of Nagoya.

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30 Mar | Carlotta Villa |No Comments

Japan’s Ultimate Bucket List: Explore all 47 Prefectures and Plan Your Next Trip! (Part 2)

Welcome back to the second part of our Ultimate Bucket-list! In this section, we will explore the central prefectures of Japan, characterized by old traditions, innovation, stunning nature and, of course, delicious food. Let’s explore the prefectures in the Kanto and Chubu regions!

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25 Mar | Jason Stone |No Comments

Amazake: A Sweet, Healthy Drink for the Spring

One of the more popular ways to celebrate the start of the spring season in Japan is to try traditional foods and beverages, as with any festival season,  But one Japanese drink you may not be overly familiar with is  Amazake. So what is Amazake and why is it so delicious and popular?

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19 Mar | Yoshihiro |No Comments

Different Ramen Noodle Soup Flavours

How can you pick the perfect ramen restaurant with so many options? Pictures of noodles, toppings, and hot soups will help make your decision easier! There are different ramen broth flavours, so you can pick your favourite one but we recommend you enjoy various flavours during your stay in Japan. Try them ALL!

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11 Mar | Stephanie Campbell |No Comments

Vermillion, More Than Just Coffee

Located near the iconic and world famous red (vermillion-colored) torii gates of the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Vermillion Cafe. has a unique history that inspired its creation. Recently, we had the wonderful opportunity to interview Miwa Kimura, the co-founder, and ask her about her amazing coffee shops. Take a look!

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