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Dashi (Japanese soup stock) is the key to making Japanese food yummy as it brings out the umami of ingredients. Best of all, dashi can be made within an hour, so why not learn how to make it here?
Ever wondered why Japanese cuisine is an UNESCO-listed Intangible Cultural Heritage? One reason is because Japanese chefs use top-notch cooking tools to make food yummy. Here are 5 great tools!
Mention Hokkaido, and Sapporo springs to mind. But do you know you can immerse yourself in primeval forests and lose all your worries in Shiretoko? Here are 5 things you should check out!
Hakata-ben, a dialect widely spoken in Fukuoka, is said to be one of the cutest-sounding dialects in Japan. So why not learn some Hakata ben to see for yourself if this is true?
Pretty to look at and nice to eat, bento (boxed lunches) are so important in the lives of Japanese people that they are found everywhere. These 3 aspects of bento culture will enrich your Japan trips!
Japan has 47 prefectures, and the annual "Attractiveness Ranking" results have just been published! Which 3 prefectures are most unpopular with the Japanese? And why should you visit them actually?
Drinking is so common in Japan that there is even a word to describe communicating while drinking: nominication. But what beverages to drink? Here are 5 common kinds of alcohol you should try!
Japanese castles come in all shapes and sizes, so there are bound to be some that will resonate with you. Here are ten recommendations on which castles you should visit.
A vacation in Tokyo is like many mini-holidays all rolled into one, as Tokyo boasts many interesting neighborhoods, each with its charm and character. Here are 10 neighborhoods you should check out!
Okinawa, the southernmost part of Japan, has a unique dialect because Okinawa wasn't part of Japan once before.