The Twinkie…one of the most iconic and polarizing snacks. You either love it or hate it. Well Japan has gone ahead and made Twinkie version 2.0, called the Tokyo Banana. Do we love it or hate it?
Get off the beaten path and explore a traditional onsen village nestled in the volcanic mountains of Kyushu: Kurokawa (黒川).
In this Japanese snack review, we take a look at a KitKat which is literally made only for adults. You’re probably wondering how exactly a KitKat can be only for adults. Let’s find out!
Each village, region, andisland is very different from the next, with their own unique culture, food, and scenic beauty. Explore places in northern Japan which have officially been named “The Most Beautiful Villages of Japan.”
Pocky is arguably the most iconic Japanese snack. In this review, we take a look at the “Choco Banana Pocky” which can be found in southern Japan.
One of my favorite types of snack that I like to gorge myself on when I’m in Japan is the ‘rusk’! Rusks are a popular type of snack that you see in Japan but rarely in the States. In this review, we take a look at one of Tokyo’s most popular rusk brand: “Tokyo Rusk”.
Japan: the land of the rising sun… and 100+ KitKat flavors. Last time, we reviewed theAzuki (red bean) Sandwich KitKat. This time, we’ll be reviewing the Rum Raisin KitKat.
While Tokyo and Kyoto might get all the attention, there are some jaw droppingly beautiful places in rural Japan. In this multi-part post, we’ll explore places which have officially been named “The Most Beautiful Villages of Japan”.
Every region, every prefecture, every town in Japan has something that you can’t get anywhere else. This is especially true when it comes to food. In this post, we’ll take a look at a delicious Japanese snack from the Saga prefecture: the Saga Chocolate Fondue Pie.
Of all the holidays in Japan, the New Year Shogatsu (正月) celebration is the most important. Let's take a look at Osechi-Ryouri (御節料理), the Japanese New Year's meal which is not only delicious but rooted deep in tradition.
“Off The Beaten Path” explores some of the lesser known yet amazing places in Japan. For our second stop, we go to Matsumoto（松本）in the Nagano prefecture, home to the oldest original Japanese castle.