Have you ever wondered where famous movie Director Hayao Miyazaki got his inspiration for his movie Princess Mononoke? Spoiler: from Yakushima Island, Japan, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. Yakushima’s unique nature draws around 300,000 visitors to the island every year.
You think you need to travel as far as to Japan to taste authentic Japanese Matcha Green Tea? Well, if you only make it as far as Vienna, just make a brief stop at Cha no Ma to get a cup of the most delicious Matcha you have had in a long time.Read More »Cha no Ma 茶の間 – Tasting Traditional Japanese Matcha in Vienna
Do you love Sushi as much as I do? Do you want to eat authentic Nigiri and Maki just like in Japan but cannot travel there right now? And have you ever wondered where to get your fare share of authentic Japanese Sushi when in Vienna? The most delicious option is a small authentic shop with less than ten seats: the Sushi Bar Kojiro Fish Shop near the Naschmarkt.Read More »Kojiro Fish Shop – Best Authentic Japanese Sushi in Vienna!
For a few years now, TATA and Rice Time serve Vietnamese Fusion food to the Viennese to ease their cravings for the Southeast Asian cuisine when they just do not have the time to travel to Vietnam by themselves.
Are you looking for delicious East Asian foods in Vienna but do not really mind variations in authenticity? Then “Mochi” with its Fusion cuisine, combining Japanese with other international culinary traditions is worth a try.
Read More »Checking out the delicious food at Mochi
If you are a cat lover, you have to visit Onomichi. The city is a scenic seaport located in the East of Hiroshima prefecture in Japan. Although the local hill in the middle of the town is known as a place of pilgrimage more than 30 Buddhist temples and shinto shrines, even more cats can be found in the alleys which climb up to its peak.Read More »Onomichi – Japan’s secret Cat Hotspot?
Do you love Japanese Ramen as much as I do? Last week I tried them at Mochi Ramen Bar at the Vorgartenmarkt in Vienna’s 2nd district. Are you curious? Look forward to a magical tale of delicious noodle-ness. (Ok, I made that word up.)