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What Is Tetsubin-The Japanese Traditional Cast Iron Kettle

A nostalgic Japanese cast-iron kettle is called "Tetsubin" - not a teapot- has been popular both in Japan and overseas. Like other ironware, Tetsunin has tough, keeping heat, and it can change the taste of water dramatically. Read this post, and find out what tetsubin is exactly, how to use and maintain it.
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Japan Highlights By Major 8 Regions

Discover what to do, what to eat, what to buy, and best Onsen list in each regon in Japan. Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu (Hokuriku, Tokai, Shishu), Kinki (Kansai), Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa Islands!
Culture, Etiquette

The Best Japanese Green Tea Pot Guide; Tokoname Kyusu

If you want to brew Japanese green tea easily, must have a "Tokoname Kyusu teapot". Tokoname yaki (the pottery) is one of the famous pottery in Japan and Tokoname Kyusu can allow green tea a mellow and rich taste. On this site, I explain how Tokoname kyusu works, how to clean, which you should buy. All about Tokoname Kyusu.
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Sencha Green Tea Aesthetic; How To Brew, Store, Roast In Japanese Authentic Way

Sencha is the type of green tea, which is the daily green tea for Japanese tea time. Like other tea, sencha green tea has several health benefits. Not like Matcha, the taste is refreshing. There is no picky manner to make sencha, but there are several tips to make 10 times better sencha green tea if you read this guide.
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Tetsu-Kyusu 101

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How 5 Insider secrets of “Japanese HighBall” Brings You To Know Japanese Culture

A classic cocktail, "Whiskey & Soda" is also called 'Whiskey highball" known worldwide. The Japanese call it just "Highball" and it is a popular casual Izakaya drink for the first order (Kanpai!) You may be interested in why whiskey highball has been supported by the Japanese drinkers, what's so special? In this post, I will tell you the deep world of whiskey highball in Japan and the basic recipe to make Japanese highball at home.
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How To Choose The Carbonated Water For Making The Best Japanese Highball At Home

"Highball" in Japan; the popular casual Izakaya drink which is the same as whiskey and soda. As the common recipe, daily casual whiskey, carbonated water, and a lemon wedge. You can use any kind of carbonated water (or natural sparkling water) for making the best Japanese highball? Nope. Today, I am going to tell you how to choose the best-carbonated water for making Japanese highball at home and the health benefits of carbonated water as a bonus.
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The Japanese Alcohol; 5 Basics Divas Want to Know About Shochu

The ultimate native guide to Japanese Shochu. It one of Japan's deep worlds worth exploring. First, Shochu is a Japanese distilled liquor that ABV is between about 25% to 40%, and it is totally different from Sake. On this site, you can know about what's shochu exactly, what made from, and the types of Shochu.
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The Native Ultimate Guide; How To Enjoy Shochu Like A Japanese

Shochu-the Japanese favorite distilled liquor has been behind Sake, but Shochu is also has been rooted deeply in Japanese drink culture. Not like a Sake, Shochu can be enjoyed with straight, on the rock, with hot/ice water, and more unique ways. The famous "Chu-Hi" is one of them. Today, I am going to introduce you to the classic cocktails for your Sohchu 'cheers.'
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Houjicha 101; Japan’s Popular Refreshing Roasted Green Tea

Japanese green tea is well-known as its health benefits and high-relaxation effect, how about if green tea is roasted? Because of the chemical of the roasting process, roasted green tea aka Hojicha has less caffeine, less astringency flavor, even gain rich toasty flavor and naturally sweet flavor. Read this site to know about Hojicha, health benefits, and how to make.
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Japanese Green Tea Can Be Negative For Your Health?: Three Ingredients In Green Tea You Should Know About

Japanese green tea is generally considered a healthy drink when consumed in moderate amounts as a daily beverage, it's important not to go over-drink. There are little to no known side effects or contraindications to drinking green tea, but in some people, it can cause stomach and other unhealthy conditions. So what ingredients in Green tea cause negative effects?
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Japanese Green Tea Aesthetic; Index For Types Of Japanese Green Tea

As one of Japanese aesthetic, many people want to try Japanese green tea which is not only ordinal green tea and Matcha. The most common green tea is called "Sencha" that you have already seen. There are more types of green tea, and do you want to know the differences? On this site, I make the "Green Tea Index" that helps you to shop and find your next new taste of Japanese green tea.
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Incorporate Japanese Green Tea Life; Powerful Health Benefits Of Main Ingredients

Japanese green tea is well-known for its health benefits. This guide is focused on the main components that bring powerful effects on your healthy life. You can be clear about why you should drink Japanese green tea in this post. I will also tell you which Japanese green tea you should take depend on the benefit.
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The Simple But New Taste “Ocha Wari”: Discover Japanese Green Tea Cocktails

Here are great cocktail recipes you should add to your home bar. Get inspiration for new favorites. Make your own classic but mysterious green tea cocktail recipes. Bottoms up!
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Infuse Spirits At Home With Japanese Green Tea

If you like infusing cheap booze for making flavored spirits and you drink hard alcohol Fun! Infused booze at home requires minimal simple tools and tea bags. Your green tea-infused spirits can be used in classic drink recipes. Do you want to check out the mysterious collaboration with Japanese green tea and spirits?
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6 Facts About Why I Like Sodastream; Save Money And Earth

I have been waiting to introduce my "Sodastream" love for long, and finally, I got ready to tell you how much I love it. This site is not telling you like that you must buy one or which models you must buy, bra bra bra. I just want to show how SodaStream works for my life. If you consider buying a soda maker and want to know about SodaStream, I can share my Sodastream love with you.
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Japan Driving Rules; 16 Things You Should Know About

Understand the important Japanese traffic rules and regulations. In Japan, you must be over 18 years old and need requirements to drive a car in Japan during your trip. Driving in Japan may be easier than driving in London, most (not all) drivers are gentle and polite, lanes are organized. However, traffic signs are different from your country and many signs are still written in Japanese. Also, you must pay attention to pedestrians and cyclists. In this article, I will introduce some important traffic rules in Japan that help driving safely for your Japan trip.
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“Kanpai!” Toast with Matcha Green Beer On March 17th!

My favorite "Green Beer" on March 17th is not only a glass of Guinness but also "Green beer"! No food coloring is required, safe, healthy, and tasty! It's a very simple, easy recipe. In my post, I will also tell you how to dissolve Matcha powder easily without a special whisk 'Chasen'.
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