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  • CHEF RYAN CLIFT / The TipplingPoin...

    “My love and respect for Japanese culinary art started when I was a guest-chef at Park Hyatt Tokyo. I even stayed in the same suite as Bill Murray’s character in Lost In Translation! On one of the nig...

  • 10 Places You Cannot Miss in Nagas...

    Burn off all that calories from eating by making sure you visit these spots!...

  • Wellness In A Bottle

    Although Yakult has been in Singapore since 1978, many people still associate it with the drink that is “good for digestion”. This humble probiotic drink is actually packed with plenty of other health...

  • Once Upon A Time In Nagasaki

    Immerse yourself in the Nagasaki way of life with a visit down memory lane and a homestay stint with a local family Visit Dejima A man-made island contructed in 1634 to keep the Portuguese away from...

  • Summertime Sunshine

    Hot, humid, bustling … and beautiful? Yes, summer in Japan is unlike anything you’ve experienced in other parts of the world. Here’s why. The warmest season of the year often means most people wou...

  • food Wonderland

    A trip to Nagasaki Prefecture is bound to widen your gourmet horizon. Be sure to give these yummy creations a shot on your visit!...

  • Mr. Howard Lo / One Man and His Su...

    People often ask me where I got the idea to set up a standing sushi bar. Why a sushi bar, when I am American-Chinese? Why a standing sushi bar? In the first place, why gastronomy, when my background w...

  • Check Out The Sights In Yamaguchi...

    Though many come here to visit the famed Yuda Onsen, this fascinating city also has many attractions that pay tribute to notable historcal figures....

  • Yamaguhi Prefecture

    Oidemase! That means “welcome” in Yamaguchi dialect. “Where exactly is Yamaguchi?” we hear you ask. The westernmost prefecture on Honshu, it might not be the first place that first-time visitors to...

  • A Bountiful Harvest

    Springtime spells the end of winter and the abundance of fresh produce. Tokyo Sushi Academy shows you creative ways to enjoy Japan’s Spring vegetables. Japanese cuisine places a strong emphasis on ...

  • Springtime Spectacle

    Whether it is Japan’s food, flora or festivals that you find yourself endlessly fascinated with, spring has something for everyone. If spring in Japan conjures up mental images of picturesque lands...

  • Glorious grains

    Japanese rice (Japonica rice) is the foundation of the Japanese diet, and is omnipresent at almost every meal. Just what is it about this food staple that makes it revered the world over? Japanese ...