NEW! 10 Regional Types Of Japanese Ramen You Need To Try
Japanese ramen is one of the most popular and famous dishes eaten in Japan. It’s a deliciously warming meal that’s made up of noodles, a rich broth, and a range of traditional toppings.
The perfect mix of flavours and ingredients within one bowl is absolute bliss for noodle fans and fast moving salarymen alike.
In this post we outline the 4 main types of Japanese ramen, and take a closer look at 10 regional types of Japanese ramen you really need to try.
UPDATED! Going To A Thrilling Baseball Game In Japan (2023 Edition)
If I were to ask you what you thought Japan's most popular sport is I'm guessing you'd probably think it was sumo wrestling.
After all, it has been part of Japanese society for hundreds of years, and has always been reflected in its popular culture. Not so long ago you'd have been right.
However, over time sumo's popularity has declined, and its position as the country's “national sport” has been supplanted by baseball.
Here's why I recommend going to a baseball game in Japan...
UPDATED! Visiting a Sumo Tournament (2023 Edition)
Even if you only have a passing interest, visiting a sumo tournament is a great way to spend an afternoon/evening.
This iconic sport evolved from a religious ritual performed in Shinto shrines more than 1,500 years ago, making it the oldest organised sport in the world.
Most people who drink can name at least one Japanese beer these days. Products by major breweries such as Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo and Suntory are now available around the world.
But ask about Japanese craft beer from microbreweries in Japan, and you're more likely to get blank looks.
Since the mid 1990s, the Japanese craft beer movement has steadily gained momentum and recognition in Japan (and beyond). Join us as we explore Japan using Japanese craft beers as our guide...
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