Lovers of Japanese powder snow do not need to travel far from Tokyo. In fact, only two hours away from Japan’s capital metropolis lies mountainous Gunma Prefecture.
Located north of Tokyo, Gunma is a mountainous province dominated by the majestic Mikuni mountain range. Because of this, it is fam… Read More
Salad is a staple in a healthy eating habit but there isn’t a lot of variations to it. To save you from getting bored of the same old salad, we’ve put together some recipes and. Tips in creating a Japanese salad! Using Japanese salad dressings and ingredients, you can create a Japanese style, healt… Read More
Thinking about an extended ski holiday in Hakuba Valley? We have a great deal for you. You can save with this deal and spend it on a nice accommodation or for after ski activities!
So what is the deal?
To mark the 5th anniversary of the All-Mountain Season Pass in Hakuba, to express their gratit… Read More
The Japanese Curry Rice
Curry is a very popular food in Japan, often referred to as a national signature food. According to survey, curry is also one of the most popular menu items for lunches at Japanese primary and junior high school; it's a dish that people of all age groups love and enjoy.
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The Australian summer is coming to an end with cooler nights and a growing apatite for something delicious and soupy. If we were in Japan, it'll be around the time when we pull out the table top stove to get 'Nabe season' started. Sydney's number 1 Japanese supermarket, Tokyo Mart shared with us th… Read More
We interviewed a Sake specialist in Sydney!
We recently visited Tokyo Mart in Sydney's north, where you can satisfy all of your Japanese food and lifestyle needs!
This time we got to speak to Mr. Iwamoto, an expert on Sake who spoke to us with much passion and knowledge.
On the types… Read More
A peek into the craftsmanship found in the city of Asahikawa, Hokkaido.
Hokkaido is well known for its abundance in nature, and in the context of tourism, it is most famous for its snow destinations and its delicious produce.
But there is another layer to Hokkaido that Australians are yet to … Read More
Follow @puroland_global on Instagram for all things kawaii and Hello Kitty now, and get a kawaii present from the Sanrio booth at Matsuri Japan Festival this year (Dec 8)!
On top of that, they are also giving away 10 passes to Sanrio Puroland to FIVE people that visit the booth. So you are going t… Read More
It's almost here! The annual Matsuri Japan Festival is back again this year on the 8th of December, at Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour.This festival has become a summer staple for Sydney residents, 12 years since its in augural event, held in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Japan and Aus… Read More
Hop on the Samurai Train to Nikko and travel back to the age of the Samurai.
The Samurai Train Project has launched an exciting tour that will have pariticpants immersing themselves in the world of the Samurais.
The tour begins on the Samurai Train that is chartered exclusively for the tour. Ab… Read More
Tokyo Mart is one of Sydney’s very few purely Japanese supermarkets, located in the lovely suburb of Northbridge. The store offers everything from the basics and the essentials of Japanese cooking, to a fantastic selection of Sakes, Japanese sweets and snacks, as well as cute and useful day-to-day … Read More
Japan is known for many things, for its traditional culture, for its food, for its abundant powder snow, and for being the home of truly ‘kawaii’ (cute) stuff! We are diving right into the big wide world of kawaii and we are starting with the animals in Japan, because in true Japanese fashion, they… Read More
Sumo is a national sport of Japan; a form of wrestling that has over a thousand years of history!
Image via Robb Report
Even after all of these years, it’s much loved by the Japanese people, and it’s a mainstream sport that can be watched freely on television. Viewing sumo at a tournament is on… Read More
The gorgeous blush coloured Cherry Blossoms are one of Japan’s key icons, although in recent years, Japan’s abundant powder snow has attracted many from around the world in winter, the Cherry Blossom season remains to be one of its key attractions, and for a very good reason.
Photo by JJ Ying on… Read More
Do you know what’s in the centre of Japan?
The Kansai region known as western Japan is located in the middle of Honshu (the main island of Japan). Not only that, the Kansai region was at the centre of Japanese politics and culture until the 19th century. The region consists of 10 prefectures and m… Read More
We were invited to join the Discover Tokushima Tourism Seminar in early February and there we got to learn what a wonderful and mystical place Tokushima is. By the time we left the seminar we were ready to pack our hiking boots and be on our way to enjoy all that Tokushima has to offer.
In recent … Read More
Kanazawa City has recently become easily accessible thanks to the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train) ride. This has brought many visitors to the city where you can still enjoy a beautiful, traditional Japanese townscape and culture.
The CEOs and general managers of eight metropoli… Read More
Ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the boutique
(From the left)
Masato Takaoka - The Consul-General of Japan
Hirohito Umemoto COO of Seiko Watch COO
Toru Koizumi Managing Director of Seiko Australia
On the 1st of March 2016, Seiko’s very first Australian boutique opened its doors at the Que… Read More
Orion Beer: the mild, fresh tasting beer imported directly from Okinawa, Japan! The best way to experience Orion Beer is to match it with exquisite food – it’s praised in restaurants right here in Sydney too. Let’s take a look at what Osaka Bar likes to match with Orion Beer…
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Orion Beer: the mild, fresh tasting beer imported directly from Okinawa, Japan! The best way to experience Orion Beer is to match it with exquisite food – it’s praised in restaurants right here in Sydney too. Let’s take a look at what YUKIS Restaurant likes to match with Orion Beer…
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