Japan

The Kyoto Minsai Experience

The Kyoto Minsai Experience

こんにちは皆さん! Hidir here. I hope you’re all ready for a new blogpost. This blogpost will be a little different from our usual; it will detail my experience for Kyoto Minsai’s Summer exchange program. Without further ado, let’s go! The first thing I noticed about the […]

Fun Japanese Classes You Can Take In Singapore That Won’t Break The Bank

Fun Japanese Classes You Can Take In Singapore That Won’t Break The Bank

So you’re a budding Japanophile who wants to experience all that Japanese culture has to offer. The problem is you have neither the cash nor the time to drop everything to go all in for the ultimate, complete experience. Well, you can have your daifuku […]

The 5 Most Underrated Street Food You Must Try in Tokyo

The 5 Most Underrated Street Food You Must Try in Tokyo

Some Japanese street food have become so ubiquitous in Singapore that you can see them everywhere from high-end restaurants to school cafeterias. While California rolls and gyoza are yummy, there’s still more to Tokyo’s delicious street food that you may not know about. To give […]

4 Things You Need To Know Before You Take Your First Onsen Bath

4 Things You Need To Know Before You Take Your First Onsen Bath

A trip to Japan isn’t complete without partaking in the age-old tradition of taking a Japanese bath, or onsen. But taking an onsen bath is no walk in the park for first-timers. For those who’ve never done it before, the onsen bath is fraught with […]

People in Japan: Cheryl

The name may not ring a bell but it’s time you know Kichijōji, as it is voted as one of the most desirable places to live in Tokyo. Here you will discover a variety of shopping facilities, restaurants and live houses. If you’re wishing for a […]

People in Japan: Akiko

Look no further if you’re searching for the best place to admire cherry blossoms. Located 28 kilometres away from the old castle town of Kawagoe, Satte might be the very place you’ve been dreaming of. From late March to early April, the city bursts with […]

People in Japan: Lydia

In the heart of the Kantō region, the summer heat is persistent. Kumagaya has earned itself a title of “one of the hottest cities in Japan” due to its record of high temperatures. It also has a slogan called “Atsuizo Kumagaya” that literally translates as […]

People in Japan: Shouta

Venture East of Tokyo and you will find beautiful terraced rice fields, fruit farms and possibly the best surfing spots in Japan. That’s right, we’re talking about Chiba,  which boasts of great nature and is popular among Tokyoites dying to escape the city life. After returning […]

People in Japan: Siao Shuen

Those travelling to Shinjuku would discover an array of towering buildings and massive amounts of human traffic. Unbeknown to many, beyond the crowds of people milling through the railway station lies the main campus of Waseda University. That’s where Siao Shuen is currently majoring in […]

People in Japan: Aya

To experience Shibuya is to look through a kaleidoscope. Here you watch cars blur into a sea of light and drown in excitement of Japan’s busiest district. What’s so special about Shibuya? Why is it strangely therapeutic to gaze upon the constant rapid movement of […]