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Sustainable travel | Japan travel |food
It's actually crazy nobody is talking about this.... Some of the most popular Japanese dishes, food we would all love to try on the trip to Japan, that is actually eating endangered species. Japan is a major contibutor to overfishing, despite their traditional food being veggie based. Traditional protein is soy, some pork, some fish.... I explain which fish is endangered with their Japanese names, so you can at least try to avoid ordering those.
Sustainable food guide to Japan
Japan is one of the big fishing countries and fish eaters. I am not talking about traditional small fisheries and villages relying on fishing to sustain themselves. It also not all about sharks. The fish we eat a lot in the West as well. Japan isn't big on organic, nor it is big on slowing fishing down. The demand is just too high, also from tourism.
How to go about planning a trip to Japan for the first time – complete list of resources
This post is about planning a trip to Japan for the first time, all the things you need to consider before boarding a plane and the things you didn’t know you need to consider. I wanted the list to be as exhaustive as possible, so by the end, you will know what to do and feel confident and excited about visiting Japan. I also wanted to keep it simple – so you have all your basics covered.