Travel: ice cream is big in Japan!

The world’s tallest ice cream for purchase? The weather recently in the UK has been lovely but due to COVID-19 lockdown we haven’t been able…

10th Anniversary of Tohoku earthquake and tsunami

Ten years on from Japan’s worst natural disaster 11th March 2021 marked the 10th anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. It doesn’t seem like…

Travel: Best Summer Festivals in Japan

Visit Japan for a summer of festival fun We wrote about Japan in SNACK magazine last month. If that piqued your interest in discovering more…

75 years on from nuclear attacks of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Anniversary of the dropping of the world’s first atomic bomb This week has marked the 75th anniversary of what is, unfortunately, one of many black…

Building memories brick by brick

Continuing our love of LEGO well into adulthood One of the joys of being older is that we can now afford LEGO, one of our…

Product Review: Bokksu Japanese Sweet Subscription Box

A Japanese love story with Bokksu It’s February and cold, so I was needing a happiness booster! Bokksu got in touch to ask if we…

Creamy Sweetcorn Soup Recipe

Japanese Corn Potage We never knew how popular sweetcorn soup was in Japan.  It was served at breakfast in our hotel, as a side in…

10 gift ideas for Easter 2019

Ten eggs for Easter 2019 Easter falls on Sunday 21st April and here are 10 of the most interesting eggs we have found online. 1.…

Sushi robots are more at itsu store of the future

Itsu store on Great Portland Street opens Itsu have opened the first of its robotic ‘store of the future’ on Great Portland Street, catering for…

Top Tips for Cherry Blossom in Japan

In between the cold winter and the hot summer, Spring is an ideal time to visit japan.  If you are visiting Japan between January and…

Travel: Tourist Signs in Japan

Morioka Regional Development Bureau in northern Japan have created signs to help visitors with local customs and food. Its an initiative to help visitors who don’t…

Recipe : Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

Wiggle it, just a little bit with these Japanese pancakes   Japan is awesome.  From the toilets to the bullet trains and here you can…

Make your own KitKat flavour with John Lewis

Nestlé unveils the KitKat Chocolatory The KitKat Chocolatory will arrive in 30 John Lewis & Partners shops across the UK and at York’s Chocolate Story…

News: World’s 50 Best Restaurants: Mirazur beats Noma to top …

Rule change sees new winner for World’s 50 Best Restaurants The prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants announced this year’s winner with Mirazur, in Menton in…

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