8 Tips for Amazing Shopping at Daiso in Japan!

8 Tips for Amazing Shopping at Daiso in Japan!

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With around 2,800 stores in Japan and more than 1,500 outlets in more than 20 countries worldwide, Daiso is likely to be a name many readers are already familiar with. Founded in 1977 as a hyakuen (¥100) store, Daiso Japan has risen to be something of a high street institution here, [Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Omotesando Like Japanese Women!

7 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Omotesando Like Japanese Women!

Originally laid in in the Taishō era as the main approach to Meiji Shrine, Omotesando is an avenue stretching from the shrine’s entrance, all the way to Aoyama-dori and Omotesando Station. It is famous for the zelkova trees that line its route, as well as for a dazzling number of high-fashion outlets and boutiques. Without doubt, it is fashion that draws so many Japanese women to the area.[Continue Reading…]

7 useful tips to enjoy Japanese grocery store!

7 useful tips to enjoy Japanese grocery store!

Have you visited any Japanese grocery stores? Supermarkets in my home country, Japan are often very clean and their services are wonderful. Here, I would introduce 7 tips that you can use when going to Japanese grocery store![Continue Reading…]

8 Useful Phrases for Shopping in Japan!

8 Useful Phrases for Shopping in Japan

Japan is considered a shopping capital by many tourists from all over the world because of the abundance of various stores selling almost everything from Japanese souvenirs, high-tech electronic gadgets, cool fashion brands and a whole lot more! Big cities such as Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo are just some of the many places one can go and enjoy shopping in Japan because the stores are rich in products that can be enjoyed or availed only in each region. Read on to learn more expressions one could use to enjoy shopping in Japan.[Continue Reading…]

6 Recommended Japanese Snacks For Souvenirs!

6 Recommended Japanese Snacks For Souvenirs!

Have you decided what to buy for your friends and family? In our country, Japan, there are various kinds of snacks that are the best for souvenirs. I would like to introduce some of my recommendation –I hope this would be helpful![Continue Reading…]

What is Fukubukuro? 7 Appeal Points You Should Know!

What is Fukubukuro? 7 Appeal Points You Should Know!

Fukubukuro is one of Japan`s joyful event during the New Year season. Fukubukuro is a paper bag which contains multiple products which can not be seen by the buyer. Most of the products are clothes, accessories, a variety of products such as miscellaneous goods and electric home products sorted in over-the-counter as lucky bags. There are also fukubukuros for families with little children. [Continue Reading…]