“25 Potential Culture Shocks from around the World” infographic offers tidbits of travel wisdom — RocketNews24

What could be hard about taking a pee in Poland? Where are you likely to see camel racing with robotic jockeys? Answers to these and more below! As most of the RocketNews24 writers are either currently residing in or have spent considerable time in Japan, we have countless stories about experiencing culture shock. And whether you’re…

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Spicy Cocktails: How To Use Chilies, Wisely — Food Republic

Translating to “angry passion” in Italian, this cocktail pairs passion fruit with Calabrian chilies.“If it grows together, it goes together” is often a mantra for pairing flavors, and the relationship between chili peppers and agave is no different. There is something unexpected and delightful about a cocktail that has a lingering spiciness to contrast its…

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Make your very own Japanese Raindrop Cake 【Video】 — RocketNews24

Tanabata, also known as the Star Festival, is once again on our doorstep and now with this “how to” video you can make your very own Raindrop Cake to celebrate! This “How to make Star Festival Raindrop Cake” video comes with English subtitles and easy step-by-step instructions, so you’ll be swallowing down delicious raindrops in…

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Totoro runs, does aerobics, and holds an impressive yoga pose in series of cute illustrated GIFs — RocketNews24

The rotund character from Studio Ghibli inspires us all with his adorable “Totorobics” workout. Out of all the loveable characters created by animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli, it’s the large forest-dwelling grey-and-white Totoro from the film My Neighbour Totoro that continues to be one of the most beloved. Charming audiences with his cat-like face and plump white belly, Totoro has…

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