It’s a long weekend here in Japan (thank you National Foundation Day!). We also have a big snowstorm going down… With the droves of people trying to escape the cities, I think we’re going to see a huge mess on the roads. Better to stay home and read some of this week’s best blog posts and articles on Japan… (Image from Danny Choo’s Flickr photostream)
Sushi meets Candy meets Molecular Gastronomy
Sushi candy, sushi cupcakes and sushi cakes – all the stuff in this post looks really fun. But nothing looks more delicious (to me at least) than the Peeps sushi (with Rice Krispie Treats rice). There are links to recipes, so there’s some good weekend/Valentine’s Day project potential here as well.
88 unmissable things to do in Tokyo
Experienced Tokyoites will probably read this and start crossing off some of these “unmissable” items with an imaginary red pen. But it can still provide some good inspiration for anyone who wants to do some in-depth exploration of the city.
62nd Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan
Looking at these photos – huge snow skyscrapers, towering ice dinosaurs – and I’m ready to add the Sapporo Snow Festival to my bucket list.
Chinese New Year parade in Yokohama
I was actually planning on going to the Chinese New Year parade in Yokohama, but yet when the day came, it completely slipped my mind. Luckily LifeYou.tv was there with camcorder in hand, and the resulting video is pretty cool.
Tokyo Sky Tree as seen by granny bike
Here’s our most popular post of the week, in case you missed it. It’s a video from the +D blog of the Sky Tree, as shot by a camera phone mounted on a granny bike.
Any good articles or blog posts to share? Leave us a link in the comments section…