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Hungry for Ekiben: Japanese Train Bento Boxes

Here's everything you need to know about ekiben, the Japanese train bento boxes.

Asa Ramen: What is The Breakfast Ramen?

In several Japanese prefectures, a popular breakfast choice is the asa-raa or asa ramen (English translation: morning ramen). Here's everything you need to know about it.

6 Notable Styles Of Japanese Ceramics You Need To Know About

These charming styles of Japanese ceramics with their intricate designs and organic textures will surely ignite your senses

Affordable Japanese Face Cleansers You Need To Add To Cart On Your Next Travel

Thinking of bringing home a massive beauty haul from your next visit to Japan? Don’t forget to stock up on Japanese facial cleansers.

Take Home A Piece Of Japan With These Unique Japanese Souvenirs

Meticulously selected from all over Japan, these gifts from the OMOTENASHI Selection are more than just travel keepsakes. It is a curated collection of products and services that reflect the spirit of Japanese hospitality.

How Many Ways Are There To Eat Okonomiyaki?

Okonomiyaki is widely popular all over Japan, but is famous in the cities of Osaka and Hiroshima, hence the two main variations of okonomiyaki in Japan: Osaka-style, and Hiroshima-style.

The Kaga Yuzen Experience In Ishikawa Will Bring Out The Artist In You

If you want to try a different aspect of the Japanese kimono experience, try out the Kaga-Yuzen dyeing experience in Ishikawa Prefecture. Here's how.

3 Must-Try Foods When You Visit Ginzan Onsen In Yamagata Prefecture

Aside from its mesmerising old-world atmosphere, Ginzan Onsen is also home to several must-try food items that hungry onsen-goers simply have to take a bite of. Read on to find out what these three foods are.

Don’t Sleep On Komenuka (Rice Bran) And Its Powerful Beauty Benefits

Many beauty products also use komenuka or rice bran as their main ingredient because of its many science-backed beauty benefits. Here's everything you need to know about this ingredient and how to add it to your routine.

Get Acquainted With Aizuwakamatsu In Fukushima Prefecture

As the westernmost region of Fukushima prefecture, Aizuwakamatsu is one of Japan's, if not the prefecture’s most beautiful places. This article explores the various locations and delicacies to discover in Aizuwakamatsu!

Review: ‘Re/Member’ Japanese Movie On Netflix Starring Kanna Hashimoto, Gordon Maeda

While it may not be phenomenal like legendary Japanese horror films The Grudge and The Ring, Re/Member should be on your Netflix queue for reasons we’ll be sharing below.

5 Local Train Lines To Ride For Some Of Japan’s Most Beautiful Scenery

This article explores five local lines to explore on your next trip to Japan.

4 Podcasts And Websites For Learning Japanese On The Go

Curious which ones we’re currently tuning into to improve our Nihonggo skills? Check out these podcasts and websites for learning Japanese. P.S. They’re free!

3 Ways To Enjoy Japanese Curry At Home

Ready to wow your tastebuds with some home-cooked Japanese curry? Here are three ways to enjoy this dish at home.

3 Best Cherry Blossom Spots in Kyushu In 2023

Before you book that ticket to Japan, let us show you three of the best cherry blossom spots and the hidden natural gems that Kyushu has to offer!

Get Your Skin Glowing By Adding Miso To Your Daily Diet

Miso is one of Japan’s staple food ingredients. It’s a fermented paste made from soybeans, salt, and a mould called koji and is often used in many dishes, sauces, and soups. But aside from it being tasty, did you know that miso also has beauty benefits?

‘I Will Be Your Bloom’ Will Be Your Next Fave J-Drama On Netflix, Here’s Why

Ready to get sucked into the hype? We give you the 411 on I Will Be Your Bloom’s plot and cast, as well as reasons to watch it here.

How Many Ways Can You Use Sake Lees?

Owing to Japan’s culture of not wasting anything, sake lees (a.k.a. sake by-product) has proven to be useful in many ways. In this article, we identified some of the ways that sake lees can be used.