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1|imageslimNika TresorLV.23 29 4
Ramen is a super versatile dish – you can customize pretty much everything about it. You could have a richer or lighter broth to start with, have it seasoned with salt, miso, or soy sauce, add however much spiciness you prefer, and even choose the firmness of the noodles. However, we’re not here ...more...
1|imageslimClaudia MitsuLV.53 39 4
It sounds too good to be true, but two of the most famous sweets souvenir from Japan met up on a great collaboration. On one hand we have the fluffy yummy cake in banana shape and taste called Tokyo  Banana. On the other hand we have KitKat, the famous chocolate and wafers snack which is well-kno...more...
1|imageslimMolly PLV.10 10 3
The Akihabara Bay Hotel is a female only capsule hotel located near by the Akihabara JR station. It is a fantastic place to stay when travelling to Akihabara on a budget or if you just want to experience a capsule hotel in a safe and lovely environment.The hotel itself it very clearly designed fo...more...
1|imageslimSherilyn SiyLV.61 13 3
There are essentially two reasons throngs of people go to the Chichibu Yomatsuri (Night Festival): 1. The grand floatsIt is one of the 32 Japanese festivals included in UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The six grand floats paraded in the festival have been designated significant tan...more...
1|imageslimMike BosackLV.71 14 4
It would seem that food truck culture is really gaining worldwide acceptance.  What started as fast food on wheels has reached gourmet proportions, and this trend has been picking up in Japan. Of course, it would be false to assume that Japan has not always had a food truck culture--they just did...more...
1|imageslimKerstin YamaneLV.43 65 2
Looking for the perfect souvenir from Japan? How about for some do it yourself handcraft, you can enjoy making it when you are back to your home country? If you are good in working with wood, fabrics or paper the following souvenirs might be perfect for you or your friends at home.  1. OrigamiOr...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.86 8 2
If you'd like to inject your international travel with some culture, history, or art, then museums are a great way to check out the best of what a country has to offer. If you'll be headed to Tokyo, you would be remiss to bypass Ueno, which is a hub for all kinds of museums in the big city. Here ...more...
1|imageslimJohanna ForsbergLV.49 467 5
So, winter in Japan might sound amazing. Pretty snow landscapes, warming hotpots and all those holiday decorations. But winter here is cold, and I am talking really cold! Last year was my first time experiencing a whole winter season (from november to march) in Japan and even though I thought I w...more...
1|imageslimKiara ThreepwoodLV.35 44 1
Hello there, fellow traveller! Saturday is probably not the best day to spend time in a shopping mall. But who would want to spend a day by locking themselves in their accommodation and watching TV? I guess one should probably go to a less popular area on a weekend, where neither tourists nor lo...more...
1|imageslimSherilyn SiyLV.61 12 2
Sure there are many cozy nooks to listen to live jazz music in the city, but how about a jazz concert right in the middle of a thousand brilliantly red maple trees in one of Japan's most unusual parks? Once a year on a Saturday evening in late November is the most breathtaking jazz concert you wi...more...