Japanese Santoku Knives Are a Great Traditional Chef Knife Alternative

Many of you may have noticed a lot more Asian style kitchen knives appearing in your local department store. In recent years there has been a noticeable trend in the use of Asian style kitchen knives by everyday home cooks as well as professional chefs There could be many reasons for this sudden trend but…

Japan’s love for cats

Technology, food and cats. The Japanese are very fond of these three things. The first two can be easily understood however the third one is rather fascinating. There are many different opinions as to why the Japanese love their cats. This particular part of the world is filled with cups and bowls and tons of…

Shibuya Girls Shopping in Tokyo

A Guide To Japan

If you’re looking for a cultural change of scenery, we definitely recommend that you take a trip to Japan. Quirky, technologically-advanced and offering some of the world’s finest cuisine, Japan is a must-see for any avid traveller. Whether you’re after visiting the cosmopolitan wonders of Tokyo, or the serene Old Town of Tsuwano, Japan really…

Yoshinoya pork bowl gyudon

Save Money When Dining Out

Today I’m going to talk about eating food at restaurants in Japan and how to save a little bit if Yen. For those traveling Japan or thinking about living in Japan, I hope this helps you out a little. One of the main places that people can grab a cheap bento or snack in a…

Flea Markets

Flea markets in Japan – the easy way to find both rare antiques, slightly used and really cheap clothes and other stuff. Some visitors are searching for Japan souvenirs, some are trying to save money making shopping there, some just look for new impressions. But to think of the matter seriously, flee markets movement is…