browsing archive: japan

Recipe

Ochazuke

One of the great side effects of watching food-related shows is learning of new things to try and eat. Ok but maybe not so great when you're binge watching at 3am when there’s nothing you can do..
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Pop CultureTravel

Netflix’s Atelier (2015)

Netflix has arrived here in the Philippines and I certainly felt like a kid during her first time at a candy store, with all the TV series and movies available at a tap. But one of the shows that caught my eye was Atelier. (If this is too long, here’s the TL;DR version found at the end.) Mayuko moved to Tokyo and finds a job at Emotion, a couture lingerie boutique in Ginza. Atelier is a workplace-based coming of age series where Mayuko finds herself and figures out what she really wants to do.
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Travel

Spring Sakura in Tokyo

The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. It's a reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful but that it is also tragically short.
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