Japanese Strawberry Cheesecake Kit Kat Review Japan is well-known for its unique take on the classic Kit Kat, with the country coming up with some truly unique flavors. Green Tea Matcha Kit Kats may be the most famous of the Japan-exclusive bunch, … [Read more...] about Japanese Strawberry Cheesecake Kit Kat Review
Tokyo is one of the fashion capitals of the world, famous for both its avant garde high fashion looks and home-grown indie talents. Modern streetwear has taken a lot of inspiration from the streets of Tokyo, and is the home of many of the world’s … [Read more...] about Five Amazing Women’s Streetwear Brands Fresh Off the Harajuku Streets
Spring has sprung in Japan, meaning it’s that time of year again: cherry blossom season! Cherry blossom, or sakura (桜), typically bloom for about one week between late March to early April, starting in the Okinawan islands and finishing in Japan’s … [Read more...] about Sakura 2019: the best cherry blossom-themed items this year!
What is Hinamatsuri? The weather is warming up in Japan, which mean the spring festival is just around the corner - Hinamatsuri! Hinamatsuri (ひなまつり), also known as Dolls Festival, is one of the five seasonal ”sekku” festivals celebrated throughout … [Read more...] about Hinamatsuri: Japan’s Doll Festival 🎎
What is Hanfuda? Before the Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh trading card games, Hanafuda was the original card game obsession in Japan! Hanafuda (花札, literally “flower cards”) are Japanese playing cards with a long history in Japanese culture. A Hanafuda card … [Read more...] about Hanafuda – Japan’s Answer to Playing Cards 🎴
What is fukubukuro? Every year hundreds of brave shoppers flock to Japan’s shopping districts in order to participate in “hatsu uri” (初売り), or the first sales of the new year. You can expect great bargains during this time, but Japan also adds their … [Read more...] about Fukubukuro 2019 – Japan’s Lucky Bags