What is matcha tea? Respected for centuries in Japan, matcha green tea is becoming a superstar around the world. Can you resist its super powers?
Want to get past the usual sushi, trumpet-playing robots and geisha while in Japan. The insightful blog Celia in Tokyo will help you do that
“You always learn from travelling and you always get richer. Not in money, but in experiences.” Want to know who said this… Read along
Manga, karaoke, super fresh fish, zen gardens, and gorgeous temples – Tokyo is a fantastic and welcoming city and she is waiting for you.
What happens when a film is built around the food, or even more precisely one particular food item
Care for butter beer at Three Broomsticks? Perhaps a chocolate frog from Honeydukes? Or would you prefer just looking around Hogsmeade? Such questions would surely set off shrieks from Harry Potter fanatics. And to think they are not anywhere near London! Smacked right in the middle of age-old Osaka in Japan, Universal Studios has opened […]
November 1st to 2nd, 2014 Tokyo, Japan www.nippon.vinexpo.com
Yes, you heard the rumours right – there’s a black burger on the market. We’ve always known Japan not only as an economic titan but as a bastion of culture and fashionable trends as well. From Sanrio to Hello Kitty, Japan has worked hard to convince the world of its innovative, sometimes outlandish prototypes. Sushi, sashimi […]
Dateless and alone in Japan? Don’t fret because the Moomin family is coming to your rescue! The who? Let’s just say this Land of the Rising Sun always has a little surprise under its sleeves for its awed visitors. If you’ve walked the streets of Osaka or explored the temples of Kyoto, you’d know why […]
If you have ever snorkelled in the Mediterranean Sea, or even taken one of those kitsch glass-bottomed boat tours, you will have probably gazed down on a sea floor carpeted with black, sharp and positively aggressive looking creatures called sea urchins. While on the outside they don’t seem to be the most appetising of meals, […]