Tokyo Presenting Smarter Mobility, while Toyota is ready to Steal the Show!

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Rewarded with a smile by exceeding your expectations – says the signature statement of Toyota’s Global Vision. This clearly declares that Toyota’s sole ambition is to deliver better customer satisfaction by exploiting the creative potentials of technological advancement. It endeavours to inspire smart Transport Systems (ITS) that needs combined methodologies for vehicles, traffic environment and people.

Humane Approach is in Demand

The world around us is changing rapidly. Revolving perspective of developed societies, increasing populations, urbanization of developing countries and various energy sources provoke more innovations in technological sectors. Automobiles these days are merely commuting devices but are important to people in search of progressive lifestyle. So, expectations regarding new ideas in automobile industry are raising; people want car, want blended innovations combining technology with sensibility. Creating better cars, therefore, has always been their prime intention as an automaker. To reach the goal the company keeps experimenting with various mobile vehicle technologies with a purpose to offer a safer, comfier, and more ecological mobility to the customers.

Toyota in Smart Mobility Show, 2013

Since inception, Toyota has always struggled to discover the safest and the most responsible methods of transportation, and enrich the lives of the people all over the world. Their honest efforts to meet those increasing expectations and stay ahead have been appreciated by the customers time and again.

According to a recent announcement, Toyota Motor Corp. will be having a stall in the “Smart Mobility City 2013” section; it is the 43rd year of Tokyo Motor Show that has been making a big buzz in the automobile industry over the years. Their intention is to show how vehicles in everyday lives can play bigger roles and how users and the society will benefit from it. Toyota aims to present a glance of future, where transportation blends societal and lifestyle interests.

The Company Gears Up with its Latest Editions:

To carry on with their mission of introducing more environmental vehicles to the society Toyota is planning to present five fresh concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show this year. The list of debutant vehicles also includes FCV, Fuel Cell Vehicle their latest concept of transport. Comprising a number of exciting offers for the car riders, Toyota’s booth in Smart Mobility show is already under wide speculation. And the options on display are:

• Toyota i-Road, a personal mobility vehicle offering a unique riding experience. According to the company it will be making its debut in the Ha:mo urban traffic system.

• Toyota in Motor Show this year will be unveiling “T•COM”, a two-seater developed by the company.

• The “Winglet” is one more attraction of the event to focus on. It is a robot offering ultra-compact personal conveyance assistance to the riders.

The development in information and communication technology has been commendable. The creators’ effort to introduce more comfortable, environmental and hi-tech products are helping human race to move faster than ever. Thanks to the companies like Toyota, who are working hard toward the success of this mission; including vehicles with some superbly advanced technologies like Big Data Traffic Information Service, Voice Recognition Agent, and Smart G-Book,the event will showcase some amazing results of their genuine effort. Some other important exhibits will cover technologies like IPA – Intelligent Parking Assist and ICS – Intelligent Clearance Sonar.

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Savour Japanese Cuisine to find Out its Specialty

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One of the aspects that are most fascinating about Japan is its food. Japanese food is varied in flavour and preparation. Japanese cuisine is nothing like any of the occidental cuisines. Japanese food consists of oriental flavours, a lot of seafood and an array of different spices and herbs exclusive to Asia.

After taking a look at the entries at the Asian Food Fest, you can easily make out that Japanese food is truly one of a kind and purely Asian in form, texture and taste. Japanese cuisine consists of a variety of staples from different kinds of rice preps to a wide range of noodle. Rice and noodles is used in a various number of dishes that are incredibly delicious.

Some of the dishes that consist of rice, noodles, and different sorts of protein are:

• Gyudon

• Nabeyaki Udon

• Yakisoba

• Tonkotsu Ramen

• Matcha soba noodle salad

• Unadon

• Soboro Donburi

• Open Sushi

• Onigiri

• Omurice

• Hosomaki

• Katsudon

• Onsen Tamago Tofu

• Chicken Katsu

• Tempura (Vegetable, seafood, etc.)

• Tebasaki

• Chicken Karaage

• Daikon no Soboroni

• Buta Kakuni

• Supearibu no Nikomi

• Miso Soup

• Bacon Enoki Rolls with Teriyaki Sauce, etc.

These are some of the dishes that you must try out if you visit Japan. Various Japanese food items are available easily at restaurants and street side stalls. Japanese food can also be savoured in other countries but if you want the authentic taste, you will only get it if you eat Japanese food in Japan or made by chefs who have received training from Japan. The dishes that were presented in the Asian Food Fest are reflections of how important food is in Japanese society. You can also read up about Japanese cuisine if you are interested in knowing more about it.

The Hokkaido Course to Enjoy in Japanese Restaurants

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Japanese dishes are known worldwide for the great taste and sumptuousness. People around the world devour different kinds of Japanese dishes. The world know Japanese people as great foodies but you will be surprised to look at their fitness levels, in spite of the fact that they have a big appetite.

A lot of culinary Japanese dishes are popular among the people from every nook and cranny in the world. Though culinary dishes taste the best, foods at the restaurants are no less extravagant. There are several restaurants around the Japan and other parts of the world where you could taste the exclusive Japanese delicacies.

These restaurants keep changing their menu in order to introduce new dishes. The chefs in these restaurants use fresh quality ingredients and produces incomparable dishes with their skilful technique and creative flair.

Hokkaido Course in Japanese Restaurants

One of the most delicious Japanese dish courses being made available to you at the Japanese restaurants is Hokkaido Course that includes appetisers, sashimi, Hokkaido Ginkarei Shioyaki, Char-grill Ohmi, Hata Tempura and signature prawn, Miso soup and Bara Chirashi Sushi bowl.

The seasonal appetiser with this meal course consists of handmade noodles with foie gras, pumpkin tofu and vegetables with sesame sauce. The wild prawns used in the signature prawn and hata tempura give it a lovely sweetness. With crispy texture and savoury nature, the airy and tight tempura is a complete pleasure to devour at the Japanese restaurants.

• The Halibut is a type of fish with versatile qualities and different flavours. Hokkaido Ginkarei Shioyaki is quite tender and goes well the teriyaki sauce.

• The Char-Grill Ohmi is exceptionally tender and succulent and being served in cubes. The supple and tender fat cubes are slight crunchy and melts down in your mouth. It may look small in size but only a few cubes are enough to satisfy your beef craving.

• The thick slices of salmon on Bara Chirashi Sushi bowl will make you fall in love with it.

• The sushi lovers can go for Otoro set where you are served 6 pieces of sushi (2 pcs otoro aburi, 2 pcs otoro and 2 pcs Tai). All the fish pieces are fresh and cover the rice generously.

• The Tai Nyumen Mushi is mainly a wild snapper fish. It is cooked in bonito broth with fish noodles. MSG is not required and noodles are crunchy.

• You can also take a bowl of green tea.

So, if you are visiting any Japanese restaurant in your neighbourhood, you will have plenty of dishes on your plate.

The Food and View at Izu Peninsula in Simple Breathtaking

Japan is a very interesting place to visit if you like travelling the world. Japan is a mixture of the old and the new. On one hand you can see how technologically advanced it is and on the other hand, you will still find it deeply rooted in tradition, customs and history. The Japanese are a proud race and they take pride in their country. Therefore, when you visit Japan, make sure you soak in the true essence of the country.

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If you are wondering, where to go in Japan, where you can take some time off, eat Japanese food and behold the beauties of the country, then you must take a trip to the Izu peninsula. The Izu peninsula is just an hour away from Tokyo, so if you are staying in the capital city, a trip to this place will be quick.

You can go to Ajiro and stay at a ryokan there but on your way to Ajiro, try and stop at Atami. This town is by the sea and it is very popular, especially with tourists. You can take a walk around town and behold Japanese buildings that have aged with time. The walking paths in the city are gorgeous and therefore you will have a fun time taking a stroll. The town is extremely charming.

starterIf you visit Atami, and love Japanese food, then you absolutely must visit a few restaurants that sell exquisite food items. A restaurant called Kamatsuru sells excellent dried fish that you must taste. It is around 150 years old and now the fifth generation runs it. Apart from the dried fish, you must try out the bottled anchovy in this place. Near Kamatsuru there is this wonderful sushi restaurant and another tempura restaurant. If you are in the Izu peninsula, you must try the red snapper.

Another restaurant called Unamasa is a specialist restaurant that has only eight seats and the delicacy they specialise in is baked eel. As the restaurant uses eels that are domestic, the produce is highly restricted. Therefore, if you want a taste of the lovely delicacy, go there during lunchtime.

The third restaurant that must make it to every foodie’s list is Tokiwagi, there specialty is sweet bean jelly. This jelly is a sweet native to Japan and is called Yokan. It is prepared with simple ingredients such as sugar, azuki beans and water, and the taste is delicate and subtle. They have various types of traditional sweets along with sweets with a modern twist.

tsukinoakari1The ryokan in Ajiro is beautiful and complements the picturesque view of the town. The rooms have open-air baths that are splendid indeed and view of the ocean from the rooms is simply breathtaking. You can eat dinner that is served Kaiseki style and there are around eight to ten dishes as each dish is rather small. Every single dish is scrumptious and will have you asking for more. So if you don’t want to visit the Izu peninsula for the view, do visit it for the amazing food that is served.