Sushi Facts: 30 Fun Facts About Sushi That Might Blow Your Mind

Various types of sushi on a platter

Even if you’re not particularly crazy about Japanese food, chances are, you’ve tried sushi and loved it. Judging by the steady spread of sushi restaurants and its availability on many grocery and convenience store shelves, it won’t be an exaggeration to say that the world loves sushi. If you’re reading this, I’m sure you love … Read more

23 Best Korean Instant Ramen Noodles to Slurp Down

two bowls of korean instant ramen noodles

Imagine craving Korean food in the middle of the night. While you can’t quickly whip up classic Korean foods like bibimbap, bulgogi, or kimchi jjigae, there’s one thing you can easily make: Korean ramen. If you think, well, that’s not really Korean cuisine, let the stats speak for themselves. At 80-90 servings per person per … Read more

Japanese Food Facts: 40 Interesting Facts About Japanese Cuisine

colorful bento boxes

Whether you’re a Japanophile or someone who likes to indulge in sushi and ramen from time to time, you’re likely intrigued by the intrinsic appeal of Japanese cuisine. Well, my friend, things are bound to get even more interesting as we lay down some of the most fascinating and amazing Japanese food facts. Like most … Read more

Korean Food Facts: 40 Interesting Facts About Korean Cuisine

A korean meal with bibimbap, kimchi and side dishes

To say that I love Korean food is an understatement. I’ve gone past eating it to watching Korean cooking shows (a great way to learn Korean) to cooking some Korean dishes at home. If you’re reading this article, you’re probably just as interested as I am in Korean food. The great news is, you won’t … Read more

20 Things Taiwan is Known and Famous For

LGBT art in Ximending

Taiwan is easily one of the most popular travel destinations in Asia, especially among avid foodies. However, can you easily answer the question: “what is Taiwan famous for?” If you found yourself getting stuck, don’t worry. Let me help you out! Taiwan is famous for its delicious street food, Shilin Night Market, the Pingxi Sky … Read more

Vietnamese Coffee Culture: History, Drinks, Customs & More

A coffee plantation in da lat, vietnam

As the second-largest coffee producer and exporter in the world after Brazil, Vietnam holds a unique status in the coffee world. Vietnamese coffee culture is not just apparent in the variety of drinks or the countless coffee shops that pepper the streets of Hanoi. In Vietnam, coffee itself is a way of life. Vietnamese coffee … Read more

50 Japanese Gifts to Buy Online for Japanophiles

japanese doll souvenir

We all have that Japan-obsessed friend. The one who’s crazy about anime and manga, the one who pores over Japanese literature, the one who loves everything Japanese. Maybe that’s you. And the best way to make this person in your life (or yourself) happy is through these Japanese gift ideas that you can easily buy … Read more

30+ Japanese Drinks & Beverages to Try Apart From Sake

Bottles of Japanese alcohol at the shopfront

Japan is recognized around the world for its incredible cuisine. Often presented like works of art, Japanese foods are not only delectable but also very beautiful. And yet, for the uninitiated, not much is known about Japanese drinks. Most people know about sake and over the last few years, interest in matcha has grown. While … Read more

40 Japanese Candies to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

japanese candy shop

Japanese food is like no other. On one end, you have classics like sushi, ramen, tempura, and gyoza. On another, you have Japanese snacks that can range from cheap dagashi staples to artisanal chocolates to delicious Japanese candies. If you’re into sweets, you’re in luck because Japan’s convenience stores and supermarkets are teeming with all … Read more