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Cafe Food Japan Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Street food and fast food

World’s Number 2 Melon Pan Ice Cream

Chanced upon this shop in Kyoto that sells delicious freshly baked melon-pan bun with ice-cream of different flavours. The bun is crispy and crunchy on the exterior and the bread inside are soft. Hot fresh bun with cold ice cream within makes this combination really refreshing. The shop name is “World’s Number 2 Melon Pan …

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12 Osaka and Kyoto Travelling Tips – Introducing all our past experience in the region

Osaka and Kyoto are hugely popular yet very different cities in Kansai region. If you prefer a cultural experience, you will definitely enjoy Kyoto! Here, let’s run through some of our past experience in the Kansai region. Shinsaibashi/Dotonbori satisfy all your cravings for Japanese street food and foodie backdrop for selfies! Visiting Kyoto 1) Kyoto …

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New Year’s Eve Countdown in Japan – 4 Best Ways to Enjoy The Carnival

New Year’s Eve Countdown in Tokyo is one of the most important activity of Tokyoites to welcome the New Year. December winter in Japan is a very joyous month with the occurrence of several widely celebrated festivals such as Christmas and New Year. However, did you know that unlike the other Asian countries which typically …

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Breakfast and Snacks on Japan Shinkansen and Trains

In Japan, travelling between on trains is the fastest and most convenient method, especially using the Shinkansen. To save time, we usually have our breakfast on the long haul train rides. Simple bread or cakes, and a can of coffee is standard train breakfast for us. There are food carts on the Shinkansen but we …

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Buying Goodies and Snacks from our Japan Trips

Japan has some of the most amazing snacks and goodies for every visitors, young or old. All of them are beautifully packaged and are the perfect souvenirs for friends and families. In most of our Japan trips, we will usually spend thousands of yen on the last day on snacks and goodies, enough to last …

First Timer Food Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Kanto (Tokyo) Street food and fast food

Tempura Tendon Tenya 天丼てんや – Best Tempura Chain Restaurant in Japan

Whenever we are craving for some authentic Japanese Tempura, we will head over to the nearest Tempura Tendon Tenya (天丼てんや) restaurant. With over 500 shops all over Japan, Tendon Tenya is a really popular Tempura chain restaurant among both locals and tourists. The most famous Tendon Tenya outlet is located in Harajuku after Justin Bieber …

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A&W Okinawa – The first outlet in Japan

Singaporeans love A&W, especially the curly fries, coney dog, and Root Beer! However, it had been almost 15 years since we had an A&W outlet here in Singapore, when the last one shuts its door in 2003. And so when we visited Okinawa, we would make sure to have the famous American hamburgers and root …

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Tokyo Chikara Meshi – 東京チカラめし Wonderful Grilled Beef Bowl restaurant

Image source: commons.wikimedia.org A few years back, we had one of the best grilled beef bowl at a Tokyo Chikara Meshi restaurant. This is a relatively new chain restaurant which at one point, had dozens of shops across Japan. Chikara Meshi signature fast food is the Grilled Beef bowl that is not only super delicious but …

First Timer Food Japan Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Kanto (Tokyo) Street food and fast food

Katsuya Tonkatsu – eating on a budget in Japan

Katsuya Tonkatsu is another popular chain restaurant in Japan that is famous for its curry tonkatsu crispy fried pork cutlet rice. With over 300 shops around Japan, it is easily found and recognisable for anyone looking to get a cheap, nice and filling curry meal. If you had been to Japan or Tokyo, chances are …