Lifestyle

How the Japanese say sayonara and usher in the new year

Illumination Bright lights and city sights, these are a few things you will not miss as you stroll down the famously lit streets of Omotesando...

Sip on a smooth cocktail at a starry bar unlike no other

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Shiny Starry Bar is here to make it even better!   In our previous post, we introduced...

A sparkly Christmas to be remembered at Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa

This Christmas, forget all about Santa and snow and take a dip in the unforgettable waters of MAXELL AQUA PARK SHINAGAWA.     Opened in the summer...

Iga: the birthplace of Ninjas

The Ninjas are long regarded as one of Japan's most iconic stealthy secret agents. In Japan's feudal times, young men were engaged by feudal...

Useful phrases in the Hakata dialect

Fukuoka’s local dialect, otherwise known as Hakata-ben, is said to be one of the cutest sounding dialects in Japan. A key way to identify it...

Don’t miss out on a $5 Dinner Coupon from itadakimasu by PARCO!

Nestled conveniently in the heart of town, the concept stores of itadakimasu by PARCO pride themselves in providing everyday Japanese comfort food for both...

What to do in Niigata

Outdoor enthusiasts, get ready for an exhilarating time in the outskirts of Japan as you explore the different charms of Niigata through these fun...

Niigata: Journey through trains and rustic landscapes

Nestled in the heart of Japan's main island, Niigata is brimming with natural, historical, and cultural wonders. Hop on a train and journey to the...

Niigata’s Vibrant Festivals

Get inspired by the kaleidoscopic festivals of Niigata, where culture, art and tradition all gather in the same place. From modern forms of art...