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Types of Japanese Onsen You Need to Know About

March 10, 2016 3 min read

types of Japanese hot springs

What makes an onsen experience so special is that it's rooting in thousands of years of tradition and is considered one of the best ways to relax and take your mind off of things.

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Review: Gouden Wafels

February 03, 2016 2 min read

japanese waffle snack review

On my latest trip to Japan, I was browsing the souvenir store in the airport and noticed a box that said “Gouden Wafels.” Inititally, thought it was a funny “Engrish” mistake for “Golden Waffles” but was intrigued enough to pick up the box and take a second look. What are these?!

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Review: The Ultimate Seafood Cracker

January 01, 2016 3 min read

menbei japanese snack review
Japanese rice crackers (senbei) are the most popular and varied type of snack in Japan. Take a look at the seafood senbei made by a 100 year old shop.
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Guide To The Top 7 Foods To Try In Japan

December 01, 2015 6 min read

best food to try in Japan

There's so many delicious things to eat in Japan. Sushi might be the most popular, but Japanese food has so much more variety. In this post, we'll give youtaste of the top 7 foods that you should try while you're in Japan.

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Review: Cookies Made With Premium Kyoto Green Tea

November 15, 2015 2 min read

green tea japanese snacks

Matcha green tea is very popular right now. The bestmatcha in the world is made in the Kyoto region of Japan. Let’s take a look at these Japanese cookies made with premium Kyoto matcha green tea.

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Japan’s Forest of Death

October 31, 2015 4 min read

Aokigahara Most Haunted Place in Japan

It’s considered one of the most haunted and eerie places in Japan. Thousands of people have gotten lost or died in this forest. But that’s all the more reason to go... just bring a buddy! In this post, we take a look at Aokigahara (青木ヶ原).

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Review: The Perfect Cookie from Japan

October 21, 2015 2 min read

Japanese snack review kinotoya milk cookies

Thanks to the clean air, pristine waters, and rich soil, Hokkaido produces some of the best food in Japan. Let's take a look at the award-winning Kinotoya Milk Cookies (札幌農学校ミルククッキー) from Hokkaido.

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Tokyo Treat Japanese Snack Subscription Review

October 02, 2015 8 min read

TokyoTreat Japanese Snack subscription reivew
If you are looking for a Japanese snack subscription box, there are a lot of options.  We’ve reviewed Skoshbox and JapanCrate before; this time we are checking out TokyoTreat.
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Off The Beaten Path: Where Japan Was Born

September 16, 2015 4 min read

off the beaten path Japan asuka

Japan is one of the oldest countries in the world, so there’s always so much to see and do. But very few people actually know where it all started: Asuka.

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Review: Would You Ever Eat A Japanese Cookie Made With Eel?

September 03, 2015 2 min read

unagi pie japanese snack review

Japan has lots of crazy snacks, from DIY Japanese candy that changes color to more traditional snacks like dried squid. But would you ever try a Japanese snack made with eel?! That can’t possibly be good right?

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The Best Sites For Planning Your Trip To Japan

August 25, 2015 3 min read

10 best japan travel sites

Thinking about going to Japan? Looking for interesting places to go while on your trip? Or just want to learn more about Japanese culture? Here's the top 10 sites you should be checking out.

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Review: The Japanese Snack Masterpiece Born in Kobe

August 09, 2015 2 min read

Japanese snack review Kobe Fugetsudo Bouchee

KobeFugetsudo has been making Japanese snacks for over 120 years.They just came out with a new snack called, “Kobe Bouchee”. Let’s take a look to see how it is.

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