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SHOPPING

For Matcha Lovers! 10 Matcha Sweets From Japanese Convenience Stores and Supermarkets

For Matcha Lovers! 10 Matcha Sweets From Japanese Convenience Stores and Supermarkets

Japan is very big on seasonal and limited edition products. No matter when you come to Japan you will always find special snacks and drinks themed a...

Why You Should Souvenir-Hunt at a Japanese 100 Yen Store: 15 Must-Have Items From Seria

15 Must-Have Items From 100 Yen Store Seria

Ah, Japanese 100 yen stores. Such treasure troves for cute, fun and useful items that are - most wonderfu...

The World's First Official Doraemon Shop! We Went to the Doraemon Future Department Store in Odaiba

The World's First Official Doraemon Shop! Doraemon Future Department Store in Odaiba

The world's first official Doraemon shop, Doraemon Future Department Store has opened in Odaiba, ...

Shibuya Scramble Square: The New Shopping Hub With a Spectacular View Over the Shibuya Scramble Crossing

Shibuya Scramble Square: a Spectacular View Over the Shibuya Scramble Crossing

A new landmark was born in the ever-changing city of Shibuya, Tokyo. Built right above Shibuya Station, ...

Why Is It so Expensive? Japanese Luxury Fruit Culture Explained

Japanese Luxury Fruit Culture Explained

One of the first times I visited Japan, I remember walking inside a sumptuous mall of marble and stone lin...

5 More Unique Shopping Streets in Tokyo

5 More Unique Shopping Streets in Tokyo

Visiting a shotengai, a Japanese shopping street, can be one of the most fun things you do in Japan. After ...

Early Day in Tsukiji! Morning Service and Breakfast at Hongwanji Temple

Early Day in Tsukiji! Morning Service and Breakfast at Hongwanji Temple

If I say "morning in Tsukiji" I'm sure most of you will think of the same thing: getting up ...

Japanese Tradition Meets International Trends: COREDO Muromachi Terrace in Tokyo

Japanese Tradition Meets International Trends: COREDO Muromachi Terrace in Tokyo

If you've visited the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo in the last decade or so, chances are that you...

Shopping at ItoYokado Omori: Japanese Sweets, Fruit and More!

Shopping at ItoYokado Omori: Japanese Sweets, Fruit and More!

ItoYokado is a popular supermarket with stores all over Japan. Here you can buy everything from fresh fo...

Inside Ginza Itoya, a 100 Year Old Stationery Store in Tokyo

Inside Ginza Itoya, a 100 Year Old Stationery Store in Tokyo

Tokyo is a great place to shop for stationery. From colorful postcards to send back home to fancy Japanes...

A Can't-Miss Discount at Laox, the Largest Duty-Free Shop in Japan!

A Can't-Miss Discount at Laox, Japan's Popular Duty-Free Shop!

Laox is a large duty-free store, with many branches all over Japan. Electronics, cosmetic brands like S...