Festivals, flea markets and community events in Japan all have one very delicious thing in common – freshly prepared street food, served piping hot! Japan is one of the best places to try local street food, as high hygiene standards … Continue reading Top 5 must-try Japanese street food!
Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi – traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea or alone as dessert. These confectioneries often have a more natural sweetness and are perfect for those among us … Continue reading 5 Popular Japanese Traditional Desserts to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth
Wagashi are traditional Japanese sweets that are often enjoyed together with green tea. There are many different types of wagashi for every occasion and season. While I was in Kyoto I had the chance to make some for myself at … Continue reading Making Japanese Traditional sweets (wagashi) in Kyoto
When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that pops up in everyone’s minds is Sushi. But going beyond sushi, here are some food items not miss during your trip, and chain restaurants that serve them so that you … Continue reading 5 Must Eat Foods in Japan
Kura Sushi is an extremely popular sushi chain that can literally be found everywhere in Japan, and for good reason – it takes everyone’s favourite conveyer belt sushi and adds a fun element by introducing a lucky draw. And the … Continue reading Sushi in Japan that won’t Break your Bank Account – Kura Sushi
During my exchange programme at Kyoto, my friends and I had set aside our first weekend for a trip to Nara. We had purposely chosen to go to Nara on that day because of a festival that was going to … Continue reading Japanese Festivals are AMAZING – Why You Should Include One in Your Itinerary!
Nishiki Food Market is one of the best places to visit in Kyoto for a break between visiting temples. Nestled in a busy shopping district, it’s a definite must-go for any self proclaimed foodie like myself. Before you enter, be … Continue reading Why you should visit Nishiki Market- Kyoto’s Food Paradise
Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi, which are traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea, or alone as a dessert. These confectioneries often have a more natural sweetness, and are tailored to suit … Continue reading These 12 Japnese confectionery will leave your mouth watering!
The programme for day 10 had already been prepared by the university- visit Myoshinji temple and try out meditation. Myoshinji is a large temple complex 15 minutes away from the university. It was organised by the university as part of … Continue reading Day 10 | The art of meditation