Currently, I am a mother working hard to raise my child.
I write articles with the desire for people around the world to know the charms of Japan. I hope to write articles that are found even just a little interesting.
I am very happy to transmit information to people around the world through these articles about Japan.
Have you heard about the Japanese dish called “maze-gohan” or mixed-rice? Since the ingredients will vary according to the season, we will try to present you some of them that will allow you to feel the seasons change.
Japan is full of 100 yen shops. There are various convenient goods that you can buy for just 100 yen plus tax. If you go shopping at one of these stores, here are some very useful goods that you can use as Japanese souvenirs.
Even though food is imported from all over the world and the Japanese eat universal foods nowadays, Japanese rice culture never changed and the Japanese still eat rice commonly as a staple diet. Japanese rice is the best in the world. We would like to introduce the appeal of delicious Japanese rice culture.
Special lunch boxes called Ekibens are sold at the every Shinkansen station and at some major stations, where long-distance trains make their stops. There are some ekibens that can only be bought at certain stations only, creating an even greater demand for it. In this article, we’ll show the best 12 ekibens in Japan.
The monkeys that soak in hot springs during winter, which are more commonly known as Snow Monkeys are becoming a topic of conversation around the world. The one place to get to know these monkeys would be the Jigokudani Monkey Park in Nagano.
There are three reknowned fire festivals in Japan. One of them is Dosojin Festival in Nozawa, Nagano. It is quite popular among foreign tourists. So what exactly is Dosojin Festival? Here we look at its origin and its highlights.
Asakusa is a famous and popular tourist spot that has many cultural and historical elements with rows of stores that have existed for many decades. This is also the place to please your sweet tooth with traditional Japanese sweets and here we shall introduce the 10 best stores in Asakusa.
The tea used in Japan’s traditional tea ceremony is called matcha, and it has a deep green color with a bittersweet taste. There are plenty of snacks sold in Japan that use matcha. Here are 20 matcha-flavored snacks that you should consider for souvenirs.
Kimono is a clothing tradition of Japan. However, nowadays chances to wear kimono is rare and the tradition of kimono is fading away from the everyday lives of Japanese people. Meanwhile, a brand arranging kimono into a modern and stylish clothing, is attracting attention.
From ancient times, there is a tradition in Japan that is carried out to celebrate children and to pray for their growth. This traditional ritual is known as Hatsuzekku and in this article, we will discuss about its background and customs.
Having less freedom in fashion than in the modern age, it was usual for the Japanese to wear the Kimono in the past. Today the Kimono is rarely worn in Japan but the culture of the “Kimono” still remains even if most Japanese wear western clothes. Therefore we included this introduction to one of finest Japanese traditions, the Kimono.
Natto, the fermented beans from Japan is an acquired taste and is known for its sticky texture and pungent smell. Naturally, it is not commonly accepted by non-Japanese but it has many health benefits that might encourage you to try some!
In Japan, there are traditional crafts that are still being made by children and adults today. One of these is called origami. What is it, and how do you do it? We will introduce you to origami and its different types.
When the sakura blossom in full glory in spring, the Japanese people will always organise hanami to enjoy the flower’s beauty.
What exactly is this annual spring event? And what are “night hanami”? Read to find out.