- Quite sure I'm a Ramen freak. Almost up to 200ramens in 2017. Not only ramens but also love to eat around and drink around.
Tokamachi snow festival is a snow festival held in Niigata Prefecture from February 4th in 1950. The main idea of this festival is to befriend snow and to enjoy it. This year, 2019, Tokamachi snow festival will be held from February 15th to 17th.
Takayama Matsuri (高山祭り) is counted as one of the most beautiful festivals in Japan. Here's what to expect in the 2019 upcoming edition on April 14th and 15th!
Generally speaking, vinegar is good for your health. Vinegar is used widely in Japan as an ingredient we can not got without when making Japanese food. By reading this post, you'll get to know how special the Japanese vinegar is.
Even if you haven't tried one, you may have heard of the name "Yebisu Beer". Yebisu Beer is produced by the Sapporo Beer brewery, the oldest beer company in Japan. The thick deep flavor of Yebisu is very irresistible!
Among the three major Japanese beer brands that are Sapporo, Asahi, and Kirin, Sapporo beer has many foreign fans. Sapporo Beer claims to have been pursuing the "real" taste of beer since its established. Wanna taste the historical flavor of Japanese beers? Go check this post for the details!
Yudofu, or hot tofu can even be called as one of the simplest Japanese dishes. Ingredients are tofu, kelp, and water with some dipping sauces like ponzu vinegar. When you want to try some ultimate tofu dish, Kyoto will be the place to visit. This post will introduce 5places where you can enjoy yudofu in Kyoto.
Japan's national sport, sumo. If you are now looking forward to watching sumo, "Ichigatsubasho", the new year sumo will the perfect. "Ichigatsubasho" is held from January 13th to 27th. We will also introduce an east guide to enjoy sumo and some sumo gourmets you must have.
Have you ever heard of "Motsunabe"? "Motsunabe" is a kind of traditional Japanese hot pot dish from Fukuoka, which is popular in Japan. The main ingredient of motsunabe is beef innards or offals. This post will not only introduce motsunabe but also show 5 great places where you can enjoy motsunabe in Tokyo.
Every January 15th, a Fire festival called Dousojin Matsuri is held in Nozawa Onsen, in the northern part of Nagano prefecture. Well known as one of the three major fire festivals of Japan, the powerful and beautiful fire with the atmosphere of the festival will surely overwhelm you.
"Jigokudani yaen koen" is a national park located in northern area of Nagano prefecture. Surrounded by harsh cliffs and with its severe climate, people described it "Jigokudani"( means a "hell valley"). Jigokudani is well known around the world as a place you can watch Japanese monkeys very close. The monkeys living in Jigokudani are also known as bathing monkeys.