Fresh Japanese Tofu Will Blow Your Mind


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You probably think you already know about Japanese tofu… You’ve seen it in the grocery store in boxes or in square plastic containers. You know that vegetarian meals often use it as a source of protein. Maybe you love it already or maybe you don’t, but it all seems pretty similar. Well, however you feel about it, once you try … Read More

What’s TKG (Tamago Kake Gohan)?


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Tamago Kake Gohan (TKG) is one of the simplest (and tastiest) dishes in Japan. It used to be a breakfast staple for many Japanese people but slowly lost out to pastries and other quick food options. It’s basically just rice and egg, but many travelers are turned off by it at first… because it’s made with raw egg. Raw and … Read More

Explore The Hidden Beauty Of Hokkaido, Japan


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As much as we love Tokyo, we also want to show you some of the places a lot of travelers miss. Hokkaido, Japan is one of those places and you shouldn’t miss it. A while back, we introduced Oita, a beautiful region with fantastic hot springs and other forms of natural beauty. Well, today we’ve got another place that would … Read More

Kamakura: The Perfect Day Trip From Tokyo


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Tokyo is a sprawling metropolis that will overwhelm your senses and redefine what you think about cities. That said, you’re probably going to want to get away for a little while and Kamakura may be the ideal choice. The typical thing to do is get a rail pass and take the “golden route” through Kyoto and Hiroshima. This is a … Read More

What To Eat in Okinawa (And Why You Should Go)

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Okinawa is totally different from the rest of Japan. For starters, it’s a tropical island with beautiful beaches, lush vegetation, and fantastic weather. But, there’s a lot more going for it than that. Before it became a part of Japan, Okinawa had its own distinct culture and traditions which still play a large role in society. Yet, they have also been … Read More