【47 Prefecture's of Japan: Oita Edition】Not only Beppu Onsen, but also a holy land for fried chicken! Kyushu's powerhouse full of interesting specialties
There is a total of 47 prefectures in Japan. Just as the townscapes, activities, and gourmet foods differ from region to region, the characteristics of local people also vary. In this series, we will delve into the local circumstances of each prefecture by introducing attractions and local people's tidbits. This time, we will focus on Oita Prefecture in the Kyushu region. Let's learn together about Oita, the number one hot spring prefecture in Japan, with famous hot springs such as Beppu Onsen and Yufuin Onsen!
Japanese Trivia about Alcohol - Loaded with useful terms for Japan's Year-end & New Year season and year-end parties!
As introduced in "The year-end party season is just around the corner! Essential knowledge about Japanese Izakaya menus and alcohol", in Japan, many drinking parties are held from December to the New Year, a period called the "year-end party season". In this article, we introduce unique Japanese phrases unique to the year-end party season, how to enjoy "SAKE" during your trip to Japan, and the sake culture of the New Year. If you're planning to visit Japan at the end of the year, be sure to check this out!
A million-dollar nightscape, a fantastic star-shaped fort and a stylish red brick warehouse! Check out the three most popular sightseeing spots in Hakodate, a beloved tourist destination in Hokkaido!
Hakodate in Hokkaido is a popular tourist destination with enough spectacular scenery to enjoy time and time again. With a wide variety of exciting sightseeing locations such as Goryokaku, Mount Hakodate, and the Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, there is no doubt that Hakodate should be a must-visit destination on any Hokkaido lovers’ itinerary. Not to mention that as a port city, Hakodate is one of the best places in Japan to enjoy delicious fresh seafood! In this issue, we will introduce three must-see tourist spots in Hakodate.
Are you looking for Japanese cup ramen during your trip to Japan? Many people may not be able to eat cup ramen made in Japan due to reasons such as religion, ideology, and allergies. In response to this, the 100% plant-based, NO MEAT, Halal certified "Freedom Ramen" has been launched and is currently on sale in Japan. The FUN! JAPAN editorial team have tried this ramen and will report our impressions on the products!
Not just the Sapporo Snow Festival! Summary of recommended winter events in Hokkaido from December to February
We will introduce events in the four areas of Central Hokkaido (Dou-Ou) , Northern Hokkaido (Dou-Hoku), Southern Hokkaido (Dou-Nan), and Eastern Hokkaido (Dou-Tou), including the Sapporo Snow Festival, that you would want to visit despite the cold weather. You will surely find something you want to experience on your winter trip to Hokkaido!