The Japanese on average live longer than any other population in the world. Our cuisine is known to be one critical element of such long life expectancy. Many medical and health practitioners world wide study Japanese cuisine and its ingredients. There are many ingredients unique to Japan or the Asian region that make our cuisine・・・
Archive List for October 2019
Local tells Top 5 Cooking Classes in Osaka!Learn how to cook Japanese food
Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Osaka is known as the central kitchen of Japan. The region is full of dishes popular not only in Japan but world wide. You may be familiar with some of these dishes. Takoyaki (grilled bowls with octopus inside), okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake), kushikatsu (deep fried meat and vegetables on skewers)…. Does・・・
Local tells Top 5 Kawadoko Restaurants in Kyoto!Feel the cool breeze in summer
Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! In this article, I will introduce you to a type of restaurant perfect for the upcoming summer season, “kawadoko restaurant.” Kawadoko, literally translated as “river floor,” is a type of dining experience where restaurants build a platform/floor directly over or next to a river so that customers can enjoy the cooling・・・
Local tells Top 10 Thing to Do in Namba,Osaka !Don’t miss out these spots!
Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Namba is a southern entry to Osaka and one of the major entertainment areas along with Umeda. The area is developed around Namba station which serves major railways as well as bus lines. There are many dining and shopping options in the area and one of the popular spots to visit・・・
Local tells Top 10 Things to Do in Umeda!Enjoy entertainment area in Osaka!
Umeda is a major commercial and entertainment area in Osaka. It is also a transportation hub of the northern part of Osaka. I am sure most of the tourists who come to Osaka will pass by here. It is a great place if you are looking to go for shopping, looking for something yummy or・・・
Local tells 10 Things to do on a Rainy Day in Kyoto!What locals do when it rains?
Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! You have been excited for your trip to Kyoto and now that you are here…it is raining? Don’t be disappointed! Kyoto is beautiful in rain and there are many places you can visit without getting too wet. There are also places that truly come alive when it rains. Let me share・・・
Local tells Top 10 Things to Do in Arashiyama!Perfect spot for a quiet stroll
Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Arashiyama is the western outskirt of Kyoto that is known for scenic beauties and numerous historic site. There is a beautiful mountain and mystic valley where many from all over the world come to admire especially in spring and fall. This is a perfect spot for a quiet stroll, hiking, admiring・・・