Culture/History | Travel

Golden Week

Children’s Day May 5th is a Children’s Day (Boy’s festival) in Japan and we hang up the carp streamers called “Koinobori” on Children’s day. Parents display “Koinobori” hoping that their children will grow up healthy and strong. The origin of “Koinobori” is a historical event in ancient China. It’s said that a carp was the […]

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Food/Drink

Demae Sushi

If you are in Japan, a lot of Sushi restaurants deliver fresh sushi to your home with just a phone call in advance. Most of the time, the sushi comes in a Japanese Jubako box, a special lacquered food box similar to Bento boxes. These days, if you are in central parts of Tokyo, you […]

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