Everything You Need To Know About Ramen

Ramen is the one Japanese food creation that nearly everyone has heard about. But have you ever wondered exactly what ramen is, how the noodles are made, how many different toppings there are, and where… Read More

10 Things to Do In Tokyo

Just the mention of Tokyo brings to mind so many things in a traveler’s imagination: the Tokyo Museum, the famously efficient Tokyo express trains, Tokyo tea ceremony, skyscrapers, the varieties of Tokyo sushi, cherry blossom… Read More

Chopsticks: 21 Essential Etiquette Tips

Have you ever wanted to know the right way to use chopsticks? There’s a lot to learn because Western cultures have no experience with the uniquely Asian food utensils. Fortunately, there are a few simple… Read More

Quote of the day

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.

Thich Nhat Hanh