News: Expedia Singapore – Exclusive Japanese Ryokan Specials

Ryokan, originated in the Edo period, is a type of traditional Japanese inn where visitors / travelers stay in tatami-matted rooms, soak in the communal baths and mingle in public areas while wearing a yukata. During my first visit to Japan (Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo, my friends and I didn’t get to stay in a Ryokan but we have been to one of those communal baths. Very different from what we see on travel shows (minus the towel, for sure) and personally, I feel you should at least try it once in your lifetime, keep an open mind and relax. If you are planning a visit to Japan and hope to experience the traditional Japanese way of vacationing, Expedia Singapore…

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Photo: Kitkat from Japan

I love unique confectionary or snacks. That’s why uniquely designed and flavored KitKats from Japan are a ‘must-buy’ for me. Here are 6 of them I bought in various areas, from the recent trip: Rum & Raisins, Chili, Wasabi, Green Tea, Brown Tea, Cinnamon Cookie (not in order). And a bag of Strawberry Cheesecake Kitkat with Mt Fuji box (to be posted later). I’m just missing the Green Tea Sakura flavored Kitkat, didn’t quite like the taste, so I didn’t buy it. More goodies to share, once I finish unpacking πŸ™‚

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