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Shizuoka Sake Tasting: Kanzawagawa Brewery-Shosetsu Honjyozo Nama Genshu

It’s been some time since I have drunk this long seller by Kansawagawa Brewery in Yui, Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City
It does make for another long name! 422 more words

Shizuoka City

Yudanaka Part 2 – Jigokudani Monkey Park

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Yudanaka is best known for the Jigokudani monkey park, where Japanese macaques enjoy their own onsen. Yes, these are those charming fellows who lounge around in hot springs all year round, stealing tourists’ phones to do facebook updates! 301 more words

Hot Springs

Hello, Tokyo.

On our way back from Auckland we stopped over in Tokyo for a 20 hour layover. I was struck with a nasty bout of food poisoning so unfortunately I only got to experience the Haneda airport (which was lovely, actually) but Nick was able to spend a few hours in the city and captured some images for me. 166 more words



Umi, Buckhead

There is sushi and then there is Japanese cuisine. Some might confuse them but they really shouldn’t. Many can grab a few ingredients, buy decent tuna, and get rolling.  156 more words


Learn how to drink with Japanese people in this funny and informative YouTube series【Videos】

MOVIE LIFE KYOTO is a video series which aims to introduce Japanese culture to foreigners in a light-hearted and humorous fashion. With English narration and Japanese subtitles, they’re filled with little factoids and hilariously on-point observations that will be of interest to foreign visitors and a source of much ‘that’s so true!’ amusement for Japanese people, too! 271 more words


More great Japanese...NYC--

BAM!  Here we are puttin’ a feed on at a kick-ass new Japanese joint in New York City. . .it’s called Shuko, and it absolutely rocks! 254 more words