- 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.
Interested in drinking Japanese sake? Did you know that the taste of sake changes with the type of container and the cup you use? Here are some simple lists of all unique kinds of Japanese sake set you can try next time you enjoy Japanese sake!
Japanese whiskey Hibiki(響) is made by Suntory whiskey distillery, which is the most famous whiskey maker in Japan. Of all Japanese whiskeys including single malt and blend, Hibiki can even be said to be the best.
Literally, Japanese whiskeys are whiskeys which are made in Japan. Usually single malts. The smooth taste and its great quality are well known around the world! This post will not only introduce the popular brands of Japanese whiskeys but also some unique ways to enjoy your Japanese whiskeys!
Inuyama Matsuri is an annual festival held in Inuyama, Aichi. Inuyama Matsuri is well known for its magnificent floats! The gorgeous looking floats will surely be a scenery you cannot forget.
Takayama matsuri (高山祭り) is counted as one of the most beautiful festivals in Japan alongside Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, and the Chichibu Yomatsuri. Takayama Matsuri is held twice a year, spring and autumn in the historical town of Takayama.
Miyako odori (都をどり) is a traditional dance event performed by geishas and maikos. It is annually held in Kyoto in April, 3 times a day. You can enjoy the beautiful geisha dance and drink the great tasting green teas before the dance starts.
Hanami, which is cherry blossom viewing, is an event you cannot miss if you are staying in Japan in Spring! Not just only in Tokyo but there are so many places where you can enjoy the blooming of cherry blossoms. But in order to enjoy your hanami 100%, there are a few items and directions which you need to prepare and follow.
If you are planning to visit Nara prefecture in March, Omizutori is an event you can't miss. Omizutori (お水取り) is a fire torch festival held in Todaji, one of the most famous temples and tourist sites around Nara.
"Miso", (味噌) is a fermented soybean paste, which is used in many Japanese dishes to add thickness and deepness to the flavour. There are so many kinds of miso and each has their own feature of taste. This post will introduce the full line-up of all kinds of miso and how you can use them.
Tokamachi snow festival is a snow festival held in Niigata Prefecture from February 4th in 1950. The main idea of this festival is to "be a friend with snow and to enjoy them." This year, 2018, Tokamachi snow festival will be held from February 16th to 18th.