Travel And Food – Foods You Have To Try When In Japan

For foodie travellers, Japan is a great country to visit. Offering a number of sumptuous meals, but the country is not just famous for its sushi and ramen. Japan is the home of outstanding Michelin star restaurants, street food, and everything in between.

Here are some of the great foods you should try when in Japan:

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Ramen

Ramen is one of the country’s most popular dishes and is the perfect meal for budget travelers since it is not that expensive and is very filling at the same time. Ramen is made of soup broth filled with noodles, miso, tonkotsu, and shio. Although it is possible to find ramen anywhere in Japan, each region in the country offers its own versions.

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki is a flavorful pancake, which is often referred to as Japanese pizza that contains different ingredients. The dish is mostly known in Osaka and Hiroshima with both region having their own take on it.

Takoyaki

Takoyaki is a fried octopus ball and is considered in Osaka as one of their most famous dishes. The dish is made of a piece of octopus covered in a dough batter and shaped into a ball shape. Once the takoyaki is cooked, it will be covered with a sweet okonomiyaki sauce, bonito flakes, and Japanese mayonnaise.

Tempura

Tempura is made of battered deep-fried seafood or vegetables such as eggplant, shrimp, sweet potato, lotus root, shiso leaves, mushroom, pumpkin, and the likes. Tempura can be found all over in Japan and can be served as a main dish or a side dish.

Favourite Food Things To Do When In Paris

Paris is one of those places most people want to visit once in their lifetime. And who would not want to see this perennial favourite? Seeing the iconic Eiffel Tower and riding the boats at the Seine River is just an amazing fit. Aside from popular destinations, most tourists want to see in the city, Paris is also a popular destination for food lovers.

Below are some of our favourite food things to do when in Paris, which could be merge alongside city tours and museum visits:

Go on a Paris Food Tour

Being in a food tour is a great way to taste and see their food while also understanding the culture of the city. Paris has a lot of great food from delicious fresh French cheese, olives and olive oils, tasteful pastries, and don’t forget the macarons.

Wine Tasting Class or Dinner

How about enrolling a wine tasting class at O Chateau? The O Chateau wine bar offers a selection of wine-related activities. You can participate in a wine tasting classes, a wine and cheese lunch or a wine-tasting dinner. This will be your chance to know more about French wines with other travellers and enjoy the food and wine at the same time.

Rue Mouffetard

Rue Mouffetard is considered as one the best food market streets in Paris. Visit the market street at around 10 am and 1 pm, and mostly on a Saturday morning to experience a lively atmosphere as both locals and tourists come to the place.