5 Unique Soft Serve Flavors of Japan

5 Unique Soft Serve Flavors of Japan

Japan has a reputation for unconventional and adventurous flavors that few others would think or even dare to attempt. Here are 5 must try soft…

Staying Cool in Japan: 5 Favorite Ways to Beat the Heat

Staying Cool in Japan: 5 Favorite Ways to Beat the Heat

  1. Drink mugicha barley tea Mugicha,¬†also known as Japanese roasted barley tea, is a traditional summer drink in Japan. It is a commonly held…

Festival of Color: The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri

Festival of Color: The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri

The Nebuta Matsuri is a breathtaking and unique festival celebrated in the northern prefecture of Aomori. Held once a year, it features gorgeous, vivid floats…

Unagi: Summertime Stamina Treat

Unagi: Summertime Stamina Treat

Japan is known throughout the world for their use of cutting edge technology to make everyday life easier. In fact, there are hundreds of products…

5 Favorite Obon Festivals

5 Favorite Obon Festivals

The Japanese Buddhist celebration, Obon, is devoted to honoring the spirits of the dead. Obon usually takes place between July-August. It is a time that…

Boutique Shopping and More in Tokyo’s Jiyugaoka

Boutique Shopping and More in Tokyo’s Jiyugaoka

It’s hard to believe that Jiyugaoka is only ten minutes by train from Shibuya. Walking the calm and sophisticated streets of this leafy residential area,…