Ahoy-hoy, Inside Japan Centre readers!
As you may have realised, Halloween has arrived at Japan Centre, and to celebrate we are very excited to be giving away a selection of Limited Edition Halloween tasters to two lucky readers. But we cannot give such fantastic prizes away to just anyone. Therefore, we are please to announce our 2014…
Fun costumes, wacky foods, street parades? As the country that invented Cosplay, raw horse meat flavoured ice cream and exuberant summer street festivals, there is no doubt that Halloween is right up Japan’s alley! Read on to discover how Halloween came to Japan and how it is celebrated there every year.
Many people think of cherry blossoms when they think of natural sights in Japan. But did you know that Japan’s autumn foliage can be equally striking? Read on to discover the best places for viewing Japan’s spectacular Autumn foliage!
Do you love Japanese culture? Have you been aching for the chance to watch Japanese performing arts groups, […]
There is no doubt about it, Inside Japan Centre readers – Autumn is definitely upon us! The nights are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and the sunglasses are starting to gather dust from lack of use. But it’s not all bad, especially if you are a lover of Japanese food and flavours! Indeed, the Japanese have a saying: “Autumn is the season to eat”. This refers to the widely held belief that the best food Japan has to offer is produced in Autumn. Read on to learn more about some of Japan’s most loved Autumn foods.
Pickles are an indispensable part of a traditional Japanese meal. Whether you’re having fukujinzuke with your curry, a pickled plum in your bento or some ginger with your sushi, pickles are the finishing touch to any meal! Read on to learn about some of our favourites.
Japan’s High School exams are notoriously tough. It’s no suprise then that Japanese students want to give themselves every advantage when it comes to tests. Level-up your study habits with our top tips from Japan.
Do you love bento-ing? Maybe you like Japanese food and want to find out what all this bento fuss is about? Well, for food fans of all kinds, do we have a competition for you! Yup, we’re offering one lucky winner a copy of Yum-Yum Bento Box so you can learn all about the amazing world of bento lunch boxes with Crystal Watanabe and Makiko Ogawa! To find out how you could be in with a chance to win just read on…
Learn how to use some of our favourite bento accessories with this handy guide.
Japan is home to oodles of noodles! Check out our top 5 to learn all about our faves and how you can enjoy them.