Food & Drink February 25, 2015 4:28 pm

Nomihoudai Japanese Cheat Sheet


Food & Drink February 25, 2015 4:28 pm

Nomihoudai Japanese Cheat Sheet


Nomihoudai Japanese Cheat Sheet: With Audio Nomihoudai (飲み放題) is “All-You-Can-Drink” and tabehoudai (食べ放題) is “All-You-Can-Eat”. In many Japanese cities both are popular, especially in Tokyo. Essentially, you pay a flat price for a specified amount of time that drinking and eating are unlimited; some tabehoudai has no time limit. Most establishments that have nomihoudai are...

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Nomihoudai Japanese Cheat Sheet: With Audio Nomihoudai (飲み放題) is “All-You-Can-Drink” and tabehoudai (食べ放題) is “All-You-Can-Eat”. In many Japanese cities both are popular, especially in Tokyo. Essentially, you pay a flat price for a specified amount of time that drinking and eating are unlimited; some tabehoudai has no time limit. Most establishments that have nomihoudai are...

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Only In Japan February 4, 2015 8:13 pm

Kabukicho Tips: A Quick Overview


Only In Japan February 4, 2015 8:13 pm

Kabukicho Tips: A Quick Overview


Kabukicho Tips: A Quick Overview

Kabukichō is Tokyo’s red-light district and a popular area for unique entertainment. Located in Shinjuku, Kabukichō houses an assortment of things-to-do, ranging from prostitutes to the famous Robot Restaurant. Kabukichō is not a family destination, but it can be fun for adults who enjoy its splendor responsibly. Recently, Tokyo authorities have been cracking down on...

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Kabukichō is Tokyo’s red-light district and a popular area for unique entertainment. Located in Shinjuku, Kabukichō houses an assortment of things-to-do, ranging from prostitutes to the famous Robot Restaurant. Kabukichō is not a family destination, but it can be fun for adults who enjoy its splendor responsibly. Recently, Tokyo authorities have been cracking down on...

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Food & Drink January 29, 2015 8:28 pm

Natto Love: An Acquired Passion


Food & Drink January 29, 2015 8:28 pm

Natto Love: An Acquired Passion


Japan Dreaming

Natto Love: A Quick Rundown Natto is likely one of the most feared and misunderstood things foreigners encounter in Japan. Anyone familiar with natto already knows this, but for those who are not acquainted, let me quickly sum natto up. Natto is fermented soybeans. Natto is stinky and most importantly, natto is slimy. Well, that...

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Natto Love: A Quick Rundown Natto is likely one of the most feared and misunderstood things foreigners encounter in Japan. Anyone familiar with natto already knows this, but for those who are not acquainted, let me quickly sum natto up. Natto is fermented soybeans. Natto is stinky and most importantly, natto is slimy. Well, that...

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Only In Japan January 14, 2015 4:30 pm

Japanese Toilet: How to


Only In Japan January 14, 2015 4:30 pm

Japanese Toilet: How to


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How to Use a Japanese Toilet Most toilets in Japan are electronic appliances with a range of features for comfort and cleanliness. At the high end, these toilets have dozens of functions, configuration options and buttons. But the basic functions of electronic Japanese toilets aren’t that complex. Wash Functions Once you get accustomed to Japanese...

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How to Use a Japanese Toilet Most toilets in Japan are electronic appliances with a range of features for comfort and cleanliness. At the high end, these toilets have dozens of functions, configuration options and buttons. But the basic functions of electronic Japanese toilets aren’t that complex. Wash Functions Once you get accustomed to Japanese...

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