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Facts About Japan You May not Have Known (Part 1)

  Japan is the country that is incredibly unique and interesting, making the country a dreamy destination for a lot of travelers. If you visit Japan, at first glance, you might see it as a modern, Westernized country with large, … Continue reading

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15 Most Popular Foods You Should Try In Japan (part 4)

  Udon Udon, a thick noodle that is made from wheat flour, is commonly served in a consomme with mirin and soy sauce. It usually comes with onion (negi). The shape and size of udon depend on the prefecture where it … Continue reading

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15 Most Popular Foods You Should Try In Japan (part 3)

Shabu Shabu This is a Japanese hot pot dish. This dish uses many kinds of meats, seafood, tofu, vegetables, and noodles. You grab a piece of meat, seafood, or some of the vegetables and then immerse it in the pot … Continue reading

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15 Most Popular Foods You Should Try In Japan (part 2)

  Ramen Ramen is one of the most favorite options in the present when choosing to eat in Japan. It is made up of wheat noodles served in a bowl with miso soup or soy sauce mixed with various ingredients. … Continue reading

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The 8 Most Popular Sports in Japan (part 1)

  ‘Puroresu’ If you have got acquainted with the way how Japanese people abbreviate foreign words, you may be able to sound out well the word “Puroresu”, which is short for professional wrestling. Although there were a lot of attempts … Continue reading

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15 Most Popular Foods You Should Try In Japan (part 1)

  You may have already known that Japan has a unique and wonderful cuisine, however, almost whenever thinking about Japanese food, what comes automatically to our minds is rice and fish. This post will give you a different view of … Continue reading

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8 interesting facts about Japanese football

  Here are eight facts about Japanese football that you maybe didn’t know. 11-month league Football is a summer sport in Japan and football matches take place during 11 months of the year. They usually begin in late February and … Continue reading

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An overview of Japanese food (part 2)

Fish Fish is said to be an integral part of the diet of Japanese. Whether it’s eaten live (odorigui), raw (nama or sashimi), deep fried (tempura), or grilled (yaki), Japanese people seem to have tried and tested all possible methods … Continue reading

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An overview of Japanese food (part 1)

Japanese food is one of the most passionate and enthusiastic in the world. Ask any Japanese person about their trip within Japan and the conversation almost includes talk of the local food. In fact, food is often one of the … Continue reading

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The Meanings of Traditional Japanese Patterns

Wagara, the traditional Japanese designs, are the type of patterns which are peculiar to Japan. The most famous of them take a single design. They create patterns by placing the design on fabric. They’re mainly used for packaging, kimono, and … Continue reading

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