Top 10 Delicious Wagyu Beef Steaks Available in Japan

By ignite

People worldwide know the Japanese cuisine for their delicious ramen, sushi, nabe, onigiri, tofu and more. However, there is another lesser known dish that is becoming more popular, namely Wagyu beef. “Wa” could be translated as “Japanese” and “gyu” as beef. Thus, “wagyu beef” means “Japanese beef”. Technically speaking, there are many “Japanese” beefs in…

Top 10 Amazing Places For Camping In Japan

By ignite

When people think of Japan, they often think of dense, crowded cities like Tokyo or Osaka. Skyscrapers and crowded streets come to mind. Greenery can be hard to come by in metropolitan areas. There are a few nice gardens here and there, but mostly, you’re surrounded by concrete. However, there is plenty of natural beauty…

Top 10 Weird High Tech Features of Japanese Toilets and Washlet

By ignite

Japan has many weird inventions made to ensure the comfort and relaxation of their customers. These can range from silent karaoke microphones to eye-drop funnels and also bubble wrap popping keychains. This long list of weird Japanese inventions must also include the toilets and and its bizarre high tech features it possesses. For Japanese people…

Top 10 Best Resources to Learn Japanese Online for Free

By ignite

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could learn Japanese online from your home and for FREE? Many people who come to Japan struggle with the language. Of course that’s because It’s alien-looking script and rapid-fire syllables make it impossible for any non-Japanese people to master, right? Wrong. Japanese happens to be an incredibly logical and…

Top 10 High Quality Japanese Denim Jeans

By ignite

No doubt that you will see many Japanese people wearing denim jeans. The global denim jeans industry was valued at over 62 billion USD in 2018 and is set to increase even more in the following decade. As with a sharp increases in the popularity of artisan denim jeans, especially Japanese denim jeans, the denim…

Top 10 Different Types of Japanese Tea for the Health Conscious

By Kate

Tea is nowadays one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Its amazing effects on health and recognition have let many people incorporate it into their daily routine. The origins of tea are still uncertain (some say China, others say India). However, what is sure is that tea has been consumed in Japan for…

Top 10 Japanese Scenery YouTube Channels

By Kate

Japan has been in the mind of Western society since Marco Polo. People have dreamed about reaching its islands to find out what really lies beyond Europe. Nowadays, martial arts and anime have brought thousands of tourists to Japan. Everyone has their own dreams and ways of enjoying this land. But, what do we really…

Top 10 Delicious Japanese Hot Pot Dishes to Make at Home

By Kate

Japan is known for its culinary arts. Some of the best restaurants with some of the best dishes in the world are in Japan. From traditional Kaiseki dining to A5 Kobe Wagyu the list is endless. Here I will introduce you to another Japanese delicacy, Japanese Nabe, or better known as Hot Pot. Japanese Hot…

Top 10 Japanese Cosmetics Online Shopping Stores that Ship Internationally

By Kate

When it comes to beauty and cosmetics, leave it to the Japanese. The Japanese maintain flawlessly youthful and glowing skin, have their cheeks powdered like porcelain dolls, and eye makeup done with perfection. Somehow, the ladies never seem to age, and the gentlemen also aren’t far behind the ladies when it comes to anti-aging skincare…

Top 10 English Speaking Dentists and Clinics in Tokyo

By Kate

Despite the numerous dental clinics in Japan, oral hygiene for non-Japanese speaking residents seems to be limited. However, Japan continues its efforts to internationalize medical services across the country. Not just in Tokyo but there aren’t that many English speaking dentists and clinics throughout Japan. Many of them charge exorbitant prices for a basic check-up.…