Matcha Latte Recipe

118184804 Matcha (抹茶 maccha) is Japanese stone-ground green tea powder, and it is rich in antioxidants! Matcha is the type of tea used in formal Japanese tea ceremonies. Because of its powder form, matcha can be easily added to baked goods and drinks. Here is a quick and easy recipe for hot matcha latte, which is perfect to sip on a cold winter day! Continue reading

Girls’ Day (Hinamatsuri) in Japan

On March 3rd, Hinamatsuri (雛祭り) is celebrated in Japan. This is a day when families with little girls wish "health and happiness" for them. Hina refers to the kind of dolls traditionally put on display for the celebration. Matsuri means "festival" in Japanese. Putting them together, Hinamatsuri means something like, "Hina-doll Day". However, Hinamatsuri is commonly referred to as "Girls' Day" in English. Continue reading

Work Culture Abroad

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work abroad? Our etutors weigh in on work culture in different countries. Japan By Sakura Japanese work hours and work ethics are very similar to American ones, but perhaps the most unique … Continue reading

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