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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.81 501 5
Travel fuel is important - you want to have the energy to explore as much as possible, and what you consume is what gets you through those long days of legging it around Japan! Convenience stores are pretty incredible for a number of reasons - the delicious eats being one of the main ones. Here a...more...
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1|imageslimAlly ChongLV.41 44 4
Ice cream and shaved ice are perceived as cooling down the body when we feel hot. During summer time in Japan, the temperature is high and humidity. Therefore, many stores are served both desserts with different seasonal fruits and natural ingredients to the customers. Today, I would like to reve...more...
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1|imageslimSusan GavinLV.36 590 5
Fast forward to the end of your trip and imagine that you’ve returned home from Japan. You’ve unpacked your suitcase and finished all the Kit Kats (even the funky sake flavor) and the matcha-flavored candy you brought back. Now it’s time to eat. You start thinking of a steaming bowl of rice, swee...more...
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1|imageslimSusan GavinLV.36 93 2
You’ve tried conveyor-belt sushi. You know the difference between shio and shoyu ramen. You’ve gobbled down deliciously doughy bites of takoyaki and forkfuls of okonomiyaki. So what's next? Three of my favorite recent discoveries are inexpensive, everyday foods found on restaurant menus and in lo...more...
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When traveling to a new country, it can often be overwhelming if you are a vegetarian or vegan - especially if the national cuisine seems particularly meat heavy. Scoping out places to eat is something that often needs to be done in advance, and thankfully Japan is coming to the table more and mo...more...
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1|imageslimFuyu FoxLV.27 1833 6
Japan has many interesting and delicious foods and snacks. When travelling to Japan I recommend you try as much of Japan’s food as you can because it is an experience and a taste that you cannot get anywhere else. Here are some of the top Japanese food you should try: Okonomiyaki Okonomiyaki is b...more...
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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.81 896 9
When it comes to vacation time, a lot of us enjoy experiencing the nightlife a new city has to offer. In saying that, if you're traveling with finances on your mind, a night out on the town can be a massive budget killer if you're not careful. Thankfully, Tokyo has a few solutions for you in the ...more...
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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.81 600 4
When I think of my favorite foods, gyoza is right up there at the top. Quick, easy, super tasty and relatively inexpensive - it hits the nail on the head for a perfect comfort food. Then, when it comes to my favorite alcoholic drinks, champagne is probably number one. It always makes an occasion ...more...
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1|imageslimJulia LaiLV.38 82 4
Tokyo has a never ending list of desserts to try, if you have a sweet tooth, this is a post worth reading. Many people travel around to Japan , most of them are always keen to find new foods to try, as for me , my number one choice is always finding new sweets.I will always have two favorite swee...more...
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1|imageslimMike BosackLV.66 275 5
Tokyo is known for adopting the best of foreign cultures as its own.  In fact, Tokyoites are quite enthusiastic about being at the forefront of the latest trends in food, fashion, and popular culture.  Yesterday, I was the benefactor of Tokyo's import of the best the rest of the world has to offe...more...