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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12 Dec | Elizabeth Sok |No Comments

Gourmet Dreaming: Why Japan Should Be the First Stop in Your Post-Pandemic Travels

For those daydreaming about the day when global travel will safely resume, why not consider Japan as a top contender for your first overseas trip? Read on for five advantages that Japan offers to foodie tourists.

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2 Oct | Philipp Reiher |No Comments

Goya – The bitter(sweet) Okinawan secret to longevity

Learn about this amazing vegetable. If you want to follow in Okinawan footsteps to find your personal ikigai, adding goya to your diet might be a first step to maintain and improve balanced nutrition and therefore, wholesomeness and a long life.

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4 Aug | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Interview with Soul Travelling

Instagram Live sessions around the world… “Travel has been banned and people have gotten online to pacify themselves. We thought that since everyone is online, we could make the most of the opportunity by getting people connected with the heritage, culture and food all across the globe.”

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21 Jul | Denise Aoki |No Comments

Unagi, all you need to know about this Japanese tasty food

Consumed for centuries, there is no denying that Unagi is a genuine classic of Japanese traditional cuisine and a popular dish due its health benefits and delicious taste. You can find Unagi in Japan all year round but specially during summertime…

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29 May | Thuy Nguyen |No Comments

Slimy Yet Unexpectedly Delicious Japanese Food

When thinking about Japanese food, most people would immediately think about tempura, ramen, or okonomiyaki. But do you know that in Japan, there are a lot of traditional dishes that are sticky, smelly, but unexpectedly delicious? Those “bizarre” dishes are loved by locals not only for their taste, but also because of their immense health benefits and interesting textures…

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21 May | Alexandra Ziminski |No Comments

Japan’s (not so) Mini-Craze

There is a (not so) “Mini-Craze” sweeping Japan and youtube. Find out more on our blog.

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10 Apr | Jordan |No Comments

Ramen in Culture

Ramen is enjoyed at any time of day and at any time of year. So is it really so surprising to learn how highly regarded it is? This quintessential Japanese experience is more than just a food, which is why it is so lovingly represented and so voraciously slurped up in all its forms, from the bowl, to the screen, to the page, and even in its own action figures!?!

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3 Apr | Alexandra Ziminski |No Comments

The Secrets to Japanese Longevity: A Food Guide

In Japan, it’s not rare to see a street attendant working past retirement, or a kind 80-year-old woman still running her family soba restaurant. It’s a widely known fact that this country has some of the oldest people in the world, falling only behind Hong Kong in life expectancy. Why is this? Could it be the fantastic healthcare system, the high regard that seniors receive, or the fact that many of them remain active, getting up at 6 AM for their daily exercises? Of course these are all contributing factors, but we are missing a pretty important one: food.

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