Tag: convenience-stores

Japanese convenience stores: the ultimate in “benri’! Japanese convenience stores: the ultimate in “benri’!

Over 90% of Japan’s population is squeezed into urban areas. This means that the vast majority of Japanese people are large town or city dwellers, and only a small percentage know what it’s like to live in the countryside or remote areas.

How to Get a Good, Fast Meal in Japan: Part 2 Fast Meal - Soba

In part 2 of this miniseries, we’ll continue to explore Japan’s options for a cheap, fast and good meal. This time we’ll look at what might be less familiar to someone visiting for the first time. We’ll pick up with the list where we left off before, with food from supermarkets and convenience stores, before […]

How to Get a Good, Fast Meal in Japan 1 Fast Meal - Gyudon

When it comes to food, a lot of people come to Japan with certain expectations that, honestly, make sense in most of the world. Things like, for example: ‘good, fast or cheap, pick one or maybe two’.