Japanese food is considered healthy in general but there are a few foods you might want to stay away from. In this article, I will highlight 5 foods and drinks you should not eat too often and introduce better alternatives.
Kohama island is a beautifully quiet southern remote island of Okinawa, located in the centre of the Yaeyama Islands. A treat to discover, Kohama can be accessed by a twenty minute boat ride from Ishigaki port.
Green tea, so central to Japanese daily life, actually originated in Northern Kyushu! Below, I present a brief guide to three of Kyushu’s main tea producing regions and their particular types of Japanese green tea.
If you’re a foodie, Nakano is the perfect place to explore, get some great shots for Instagram, and fill your stomach full of the best Tokyo has to offer!
If there is one thing about Japan that I know, it’s this: everyone I have ever known who has been here for a considerable period knows that the Japanese snack industry is one rabbit hole that once you’ve crawled in, you may never crawl back out.
Café Tint in Shimokitazawa offers omuraisu that will make all your Instagram followers jealous and parfaits so cute it is almost a waste to eat them.
For sure the main food at Kura Sushi is sushi, but next to the rice balls covered with fish and other seafoods, they offer a range of non-seafood versions. Especially if you like meat.
The tour had the theme “Life of the Samurai” and included a dinner prepared as in the Sengoku Period and staying overnight at a temple like the samurai used to when traveling to Edo.
If you like old world charm and nostalgia, then you will love Imai-cho town. At 17.4 hectares, it’s the largest preservation district for groups of traditional buildings in Japan. And since there are in fact people still residing in Imai-cho, it really is a living historical town.