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Staying Vegan and Vegetarian in Japan While on a Budget

Being vegan or vegetarian while saving money in Japan can be tough. Here are some tips to help stay true to your lifestyle without breaking the bank.

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Explore

5 Things You Can Do in Nagoya’s Osu Shopping District

Aichi Prefecture's best-covered shopping area connects to the beautiful Osu Kannon Temple and is a great place to spend the day.

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Learn

Japanese Recipe Adventures: New Year’s Osechi

Celebrate the New Year with this traditional Japanese meal prep.

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #158: Potato Snacks Shrink in Japan

Calbee is making potato chip packages smaller and increasing the price.

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Sharpen Up: Hone Your Knowledge of Japanese Cooking Knives

Replace your blunted kitchen cutting tools with these universally revered Japanese blades.

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Culture

All you Need to Know About Pocky Day in Japan

There’s no escape from the confectionery power of this ubiquitous chocolate-coated biscuit.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Gyudon

If you're a fan of Japanese fast-food chains like Sukiya, Matsuya and Yoshinoya, you'll love this recipe!

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Tweet of the Week #156: Won’t Somebody Notice The Portion Size?

This poor tonkatsu chef is doing everything he can for you to notice his portion size.

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5 Sweet Potato Treats in Japan

It's officially autumn in Japan, so we rounded up some of this season's 'yammiest' sweet potato treats.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Sweet Potato Spiced Dorayaki

Sweet potato, spice and all things nice. 

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #151: Fast-food Chains and Moon Viewing

Check out all this moon-inspired fast food in Japan!

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Oyakodon

An easy traditional dish made with rice, chicken and egg.

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