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60Emily CarefootLV.10 2 1
I didn’t even know it was my life’s journey to find the cutest doughnuts in Japan but after seeing pictures of Ikumimama, I knew my days would be empty until I got my hands on these adorable treats.  Ikumimama (or イクミママのどうぶつドーナツ in Japanese) sells delicious and delightful animal-themed doughnuts....more...
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60Kim BosackLV.61 20 3
When you think of the drinking scene in Japan, most people will think of one thing in particular - sake. I guess I was the same too, since when we first moved to Japan it was the first drink I wanted to try. I've since found out that I'm actually not the biggest sake fan (gasps all around - proba...more...
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60Kenneth McAllisterLV.18 12 3
I lived in Yasuda for four years, and just down the road is the most fantastic little place for sweet treats.  Yasuda Yogurt is a small business situated in the town of Yasuda, which itself is part of Agano City in Niigata Prefecture. Consisting of a waffle house, ice cream parlour and gift shop,...more...
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60Frances MadainLV.21 3 1
Lovely cafe in the city center of Nagoya.I first heard of this cafe via youtuber Strawberry Mochi. I saw the 3D art lattes and immediately knew I had to try it.Nagoya is a few hours away in bullet train from Tokyo. I went for the day and really enjoyed it. Apart from the Nagoya castle, which I st...more...
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60Liz AvocadoLV.33 37 5
Aoyama Flower Market Tea House. I cannot recommend this place enough. The atmosphere is relaxed & buzzing at the same time, and the views are gorgeous. If you have ever been in a green house, this café will give you the exact same feel. Aoyama Flower Market Tea House is tucked away behind a ...more...
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60Frank CLV.22 17 1
Hey everyone! Back again for some "to be frankie" (to be frank).I always try to stay honest and frank about everything. Let's begin :)The noodle store that I want to be talking about today is 油そば or (油そば 東京油組総本店).So you've tried tonkotsu ramen, miso ramen, chicken broth ramen.... but have you tri...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.53 44 6
In a previous article about finding medication in Japan, I mentioned that convenience stores are prohibited from selling medicine; however, that does not mean that you are completely out-of-luck when it comes to supplementing your travel health and well-being.  In almost every convenience store ...more...
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60Sherilyn SiyLV.42 38 5
Yes, there's Cold Stone and Ben and Jerry's with all their fancy flavor combinations and colorful toppings (and the long long wait lines), but when it comes to ice cream, nothing beats the pure and simple goodness of milk soft cream. Soft cream, also known as soft serve ice cream, has enjoyed a f...more...
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60Michelle HavardLV.16 124 6
Living in Osaka, I have come across two delicious tonkotsu ramen chains: Ippudo and Ichiran, but before we begin, let's talk about tonkotsu ramen itself. Tonkotsu ramen is thick, rich and creamy pork ramen originating from Fukuoka. Fukuoka is the biggest city in Kyushu, which is a region in South...more...
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60Eri LinLV.42 47 5
Tucked around the corner from Shinjuku-Sanchome station, Shinjukukappo Nakajima is home to arguably one of the best bargains in Japan. Awarded a Michelin star for its sardine specialties, this restaurant’s lunch set menu will set you back a mere ¥900. Its sardine sashimi is of special note, as it...more...