Snack Review – Tokyo Black Thunder

In today's snack review, we're covering a Tokyo based snack that's actually a slight variation on a widely loved Japanese chocolate bar, the Black Thunder. A Black Thunder is actually a pretty common type of chocolate bar with crispy cocoa and rice puffs as its centre. There are actually a lot of flavours of the …

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Takachiho, Miyazaki Prefecture

Tucked away in Miyazaki prefecture, Takachiho is a place very important to Japanese mythology and thanks to its serene beauty, an absolute must visit if you're in Kyushu. It is home to Takachiho gorge and several important shrines including Amanoiwato shrine. One of the most famous stories from early Japanese myth is that of when …

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Snack Review – Miyazaki Mango & Rare Caramel Cream Pie

One of my favourite things about Japan is that every prefecture and region has its own particular food specialties and given that gift giving and buying souvenirs for people is such an important part of Japanese culture, these specialties often come into play in the form of snacks. Among the most famous specialities in Miyazaki …

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