When it comes to subscription boxes, the best ones are packed full of food. That is why I love Bokksu so much. Not only is it full of snacks, but Bokksu highlights the flavors and textures of traditional Japanese snacks, often focusing on a particular flavor or event as the month’s theme. The August 2021 Bokksu was focused on the Moon Festival. The pamphlet includes the folktale of the rabbit on the moon along with a few Japanese words to learn. I have enjoyed Bokksu in the past, such as the July 2021 Bokksu. If you are looking to experience the flavors of Japan withoutRead More →

In Japan, Natsu matsuri, or summer festivals, occurs in July and August. These festivals all have different traditions and origins. However, one thing they have in common is a selection of summer-inspired food.¬† For those of us who don’t live in Japan or are unable to visit during these festivals may feel like we are missing out. But there is a way to experience the traditional flavors of these festivals at home. The July 2021 Bokksu captured the flavors and textures of the Japanese summer festival and brings them right to your door. This is not my first time trying Bokksu. Back in 2020, IRead More →

Subscription boxes are a great way to explore different items that may not be readily available to you in stores. Food subscription boxes are my favorite, and realistically the only subscription boxes I have tried so far. Who wouldn’t want to receive a box filled with edible goodies from another country? I have tried a number of them in the past couple of years, namely ones from Japan. After giving Japan Crate a try, I really wanted to try the Umai Crate. This month I decided to splurge on the March 2021 Umai Crate to see what kind of noodles I could get – asRead More →

Have you ever experienced cherry blossoms in Japan? Known for their beauty, bringing in viewers from all over the world, cherry blossom, or sakura season is a big event in Japan. But it’s not just about their visual appeal. Stores become filled with sakura souvenirs and more importantly sakura-flavored treats. The April 2020 Bokksu brought all of the flavors of sakura season with the Hanami Blossoms box. I was super excited to try this box as this would be my first taste of sakura. Want to give Bokksu a try? Sign up today! Use this referral link to get $10 off your first purchase. AprilRead More →

Do you love mochi? The March 2020 Bokksu was all about mochi. Just when I thought Bokksu couldn’t get any better, the Mochi Madness box arrived. If you have never tried mochi, then you are missing out on a fantastically chewy snack that has endless combinations of flavors and textures. Bokksu brings a themed box filled with traditional snacks to your door each month, like the Snowy Hokkaido December Bokksu. It is a great way to experience the tastes of another country from the comfort of your own home. Want to give Bokksu a try? Sign up today! Use this referral link to get $10Read More →

One of the best experiences is trying food from a different area of the world. There are a variety of subscription boxes that allow you to try food from around the world. Bokksu is one of those boxes. It brings traditional snacks from Japan to your doorstep. I have been getting the Bokksu subscription for a few months now and really enjoy the chance to try all of the foods. The February 2020 Bokksu had a Valentine Day theme with lots of pink packaging and fruit flavors. Want to give Bokksu a try? Sign up today! Use this referral link to get $10 off yourRead More →

Snacks from Japan delivered to your door! That’s what the Japan Crate subscription box is all about. The New Years’ themed box for January brought a new collection of flavors and textures. This is my third month of experiencing Japan Crate. I really enjoyed the November and December crates, so I was excited for the January 2020 Japan Crate, If you are interested in experiencing some candy and snacks from Japan, then be sure to give Japan Crate a try. January 2020 Japan Crate Garlic Kataage Potato Chips There was something about these potato chips that I just didn’t like. I think it might haveRead More →

Food-filled subscription boxes are by far my favorite. While there are many to choose from, one of the best that I have experienced so far is Tokyo Treat. This monthly subscription box brings the flavors of Japan to your door with fun-themed boxes. After trying to November and December boxes I was eager to try more. This month’s theme is cozy winter’s night, highlighting some tasty treats available during the winter. The January 2020 Tokyo Treat flavor highlight is milk. Several items contained within have a milky flavor or texture to them. If you want to experience all that Tokyo Treat has to offer, thenRead More →

Have you heard of Bokksu? It is a monthly subscription box that sends you traditional snacks from Japan. Each month is themed and focuses on a different area of Japan. This allows you to experience many unique tastes not available elsewhere and highlights that area’s distinct flavors. Having previously experienced two months of Bokksu, back in November and December, I was really looking forward to seeing what this month had in store. The January 2020 Bokksu theme is New Year in Kanagawa. Want to give Bokksu a try? Sign up today! Use this referral link to get $10 off your first purchase. January 2020 BokksuRead More →

Snack subscription boxes are the best. They bring all kinds of wonderful tasting items to your door. There are quite a few snack subscription boxes, but the best of them, in my opinion, come from Japan. Japan Crate is one of several snack-filled subscription boxes and you can get. After enjoying the November box, I was really looking forward to what the December Japan Crate had in store. If you are interested in experiencing Japan through snacks, then be sure to give Japan Crate a try. December Japan Crate Rich Cheese Pizza Chips I’ll be honest, these chips kind of terrified me. I love chips,Read More →