Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi – traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea or alone as dessert. These confectioneries often have a more natural sweetness and are perfect for those among us … Continue reading 5 Popular Japanese Traditional Desserts to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth
What better way to take in the local way of life than through food? In my opinion, the local cuisine is something that should be at the top of every tourists’ list. Tokyo, being a large, metropolitan city, is a … Continue reading Eels in your Rice? Tokyo speciality dishes you never knew about!
Get your chopsticks ready! Nagashi Somen, also known as flowing somen, is the perfect fun and cooling way to enjoy a meal on a hot day. But first, what exactly is somen? Somen are Japanese noodles made of wheat flour. … Continue reading Nagashi Somen – Cold noodle fun for a hot summer’s day
The average Japanese person eats around 19.1 Kg of eggs per year, according to the Earth policy institute, placing Japan in the top 2 worldwide in terms of egg consumption! The thought of eating raw eggs may make some feel … Continue reading Japanese People Eat RAW Eggs? Here are 6 Awesome Raw Egg Dishes
When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that pops up in everyone’s minds is Sushi. But going beyond sushi, here are some food items not miss during your trip, and chain restaurants that serve them so that you … Continue reading 5 Must Eat Foods in Japan
Kura Sushi is an extremely popular sushi chain that can literally be found everywhere in Japan, and for good reason – it takes everyone’s favourite conveyer belt sushi and adds a fun element by introducing a lucky draw. And the … Continue reading Sushi in Japan that won’t Break your Bank Account – Kura Sushi
Just a gallery of my favourite photos from my Japan trip. Enjoy! Ryoan-ji Kinkaku-ji Fushimi Inari Wagashi Workshop Arashiyama Taizo-in Okonomiyaki Nijo Castle Hirano Shrine Yakitori Nara park Dotonbori Omi Jingu Enryakuji Choco banana crepe! Kurama Dera Taiyaki Akihabara Ghibli … Continue reading My favourite Japan photos ♡
During my exchange programme at Kyoto, my friends and I had set aside our first weekend for a trip to Nara. We had purposely chosen to go to Nara on that day because of a festival that was going to … Continue reading Japanese Festivals are AMAZING – Why You Should Include One in Your Itinerary!
Nishiki Food Market is one of the best places to visit in Kyoto for a break between visiting temples. Nestled in a busy shopping district, it’s a definite must-go for any self proclaimed foodie like myself. Before you enter, be … Continue reading Why you should visit Nishiki Market- Kyoto’s Food Paradise
Ask the locals of Kyoto and they will definitely know Jumbo Okonomiyaki. The popular diner was one of the first things recommended to us by several of our buddies and even our teachers at the university, and so we immediately … Continue reading Food of Kyoto- Jumbo Okonomiyaki