It felt like yesterday when all Ramen fans had to choose from were just a small handful shops.
There are now over 100 ramen stores in Singapore!
Today, ramen restaurants have sprouted all over the island, with dozens of stores in not just the central areas, but the east and west as well. With so many choices now available, it’s only natural that one would have their own favourite.
Now, here’s your chance to let YOUR beloved ramen joint shine.
Who doesn’t know about the famous Harajuku??? I will be introducing one of the latest additions to this fashion district & one of the ‘Must-go places’ that’s loved by both Japanese youngsters and tourists all over the world.
Welcome to LINE FRIENDS STORE HARAJUKU (LINE フレンズストア原宿)
I believe LINE is a very familiar word that we all know by now. Everyone is using this app, whether if it’s messaging or calling or playing games and of course, using their character stickers. Starting in Japan from 2011, it now has an international network of 350 million users.
On 13th December 2014, LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app LINE, opened Japan’s first
“LINE FRIENDS STORE” @ Tokyo’s Harajuku District Offering over 400 Exclusive Official LINE Character Products
Woooh!!!! IT is AMAZING.!!!!!!
While I was shopping at Harajuku with my Japanese friend, I didn’t know about the shop until she told me. I was really excited and just had to get her to bring me there.
Now, Let’s take a look at what this store has to offer.
Tourists flock to Japan year after year for its deeply-rooted traditions, exquisite cuisine, and vibrant popular cultures. However, nature lovers can also indulge in the rich biodiversity that Japan offers. Its vast mountains and forests, coupled with snowy Hokkaido in the north and tropical Okinawa in the south, is home to many interesting and unusual wildlife, as well as their associated cultures.
Here are some unique ones:
Tanuki (狸 Raccoon dogs)
Often depicted in anime, tanuki can be found throughout Japan, even in the suburb of Tokyo. They were thought to be able to change into human form or into objects, and were mischievous but untrustworthy creatures. However, many temples and noodle shops have tanuki statues for good luck! There are 8 traits to note:
Some people in Japan are fans of trains. Some are fans of ekiben, which means bento usually bought at train stations to be eaten on the train.
Now, there is a new breed of fans of restaurant trains – a new kind of sightseeing train that is on track for a boom in Japan. Unlike the shinkansen, or bullet railway, these are usually local trains, which means you can actually enjoy the scenery go past slowly your the window. Shinano Railway, based in Nagano Prefecture, starting running the Rokumon Restaurant Train in July last year. (Shinano is the old name for the Nagano Prefecture.)