I thought the International Women’s Day on March 8 is probably the most well-known anniversary for women, but after coming to Japan, I learned that there is an annual event in Japan called Hinamatsuri (Gril’s Day/Doll’s Festival), which celebrates the growth of girls from far back in time. I feel that this one is more well-known in Japan.
Hokkaido is one of Japan’s most popular travel destinations and a treasure trove of culinary delights. On my most recent trip, two years from the last time I’d been there, I wanted to try something classic, so I had a sea urchin rice bowl and Genghis Khan!
It is said that Japan entered the third bubble tea boom in 2018. Many colorful and cute stores have opened, and famous foreign chains have also entered Japan. Due to the pandemic, some of the stores closed, but I think there are many people who call for bubble tea delivery.
When you scrolling in Tokyo, sometimes you can come up with a Taiyaki shop. Being lured by the sweet smell, you just find that it is hard to reframe from yourself to by it.
do you know it has a unique culture of “Parfait to call it at night”?
It is early summer in Tokyo. The weather has become warmer and warmer, it could be more than 30℃ during lunch time. A chilled noodle dish is the best match for such a hot day. In Japan, we have many options of chilled noodles. As far as traditional Japanese noodles go, there is chilled Udon and chilled Soba, at the same time you can also see Hiyashi Chuka which means chilled Chinese, a cold noodle dish from China. What’s more, Korean chilled noodles are available at the Korean restaurants around town. Asian chilled noodles are popular in the summer.