Did you know that Japanese manufacturers introduce 600 different instant ramen flavors EVERY YEAR? I know, I know — that doesn't seem possible. But it is. And it's all chronicled in The Noodle Narratives
, a book that's basically an in-depth history lesson into all things instant ramen. Did you also know that Japan is so obsessed with their instant noodles that they have an entire museum
) devoted to it? When I looked at the pictures online and saw the walls of different ramen flavors, it really drove home just how much we are missing out. Then, I started doing a deep dive of my own into all the cool flavors that are out there in the world.
Click through to check out the ramen flavors that I am supremely jealous of from Japan, Thailand, and beyond.