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A group of women in green kimonos and straw hats do Toyama's Obon dance

All About Obon Festival: Japan’s Holiday of Spi...

In Japan, there are holiday seasons that everyone looks forward to, both for a break and to enjoy different festivities. New Years comes in winter, Golden Week in spring, and Silver Week...

All About Obon Festival: Japan’s Holiday of Spi...

In Japan, there are holiday seasons that everyone looks forward to, both for a break and to enjoy different festivities. New Years comes in winter, Golden Week in spring, and Silver Week...

Four images to represent the four seasons side by side, including sakura blossoms for spring, a sunflower for summer, autumn leaves for fall, and icicles for winter.

From Cherry Blossoms to Autumn Leaves: Japan Tr...

As you may have heard, the US dollar and other currencies are extremely strong compared to the Japanese yen right now! You can travel to Japan and enjoy shopping at...

From Cherry Blossoms to Autumn Leaves: Japan Tr...

As you may have heard, the US dollar and other currencies are extremely strong compared to the Japanese yen right now! You can travel to Japan and enjoy shopping at...

A small mountain of soba sits on a Japanese zaru tray

Soba: Japan's Most Varied Noodle Experience

Ramen is our personal favorite and has spread all over the world. Meanwhile, udon is a thick noodle that we have a soft spot for. However, the third and possibly...

Soba: Japan's Most Varied Noodle Experience

Ramen is our personal favorite and has spread all over the world. Meanwhile, udon is a thick noodle that we have a soft spot for. However, the third and possibly...

A bowl of udon noodles in a brown soup with seaweed on top

Udon Noodles: A Nakama Noodles Guide

You all know that we love ramen, but they aren't the only noodles that Japan is famous for. In fact, there are two types of noodles that have a very...

Udon Noodles: A Nakama Noodles Guide

You all know that we love ramen, but they aren't the only noodles that Japan is famous for. In fact, there are two types of noodles that have a very...

A colorful sign reading Dotonbori at the entrance to the area

Dotonbori: Osaka's Vibrant Foodie Paradise

Osaka is an amazing place for food. And although you can find good food all over the prefecture and Osaka City, one vibrant area acts as a foodie’s paradise. That...

Dotonbori: Osaka's Vibrant Foodie Paradise

Osaka is an amazing place for food. And although you can find good food all over the prefecture and Osaka City, one vibrant area acts as a foodie’s paradise. That...

Cups of cold tea sit in front of cold noodles and a bowl of tsuyu dipping sauce

Hot Weather Noodles: Tsukemen, Zaru Soba, and N...

Now that the weather’s finally getting warmer and we're coming out of winter hibernation, you may be looking for cooler dishes to beat the heat. If you live anywhere like our...

Hot Weather Noodles: Tsukemen, Zaru Soba, and N...

Now that the weather’s finally getting warmer and we're coming out of winter hibernation, you may be looking for cooler dishes to beat the heat. If you live anywhere like our...