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Answered 7 days ago

Town with Koi in Street canal

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

In Tokyo, I know there is the river alongside of park where you can see Koi. Here is the place. (sorry I could not find the site in English) https://www.gotokyo.org/jp/kanko/bunkyo/spot/10069.html But the river is far from park and you can not watch close by. So I inform some park a...

Answered 16 days ago

brown bread in Japan

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hi! To find brown rice is so so easy in Tokyo. Please refer to sites below. http://www.omusubi-iroha.com/archives/store/wacca-%E6%B1%A0%E8%A2%8B%E5%BA%97 http://www.yuwaeru.co.jp/honten https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1306/A130602/13120251/ https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A13...

Answered 22 days ago

I am traveling to Japan for two weeks with a friend. How much curreny/yen should i bring? I am not sure how many places accept credit cards as opposed to cash only vendors

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. Currently we can use credit card in most of places. However we still need cash in bus, small shop and even in big shop because they will not accept credit card which are issued in foreign countries. (I think it’s due to chip in card) So please prepare some cash for that. ...

Answered 26 days ago

Where should I go for good sushi?

Lionel Kok Lionel Kok, Visited Japan Four times or more

Sushi Zanmai is a good introductory restaurant that is tourist friendly. They have various outlets in Tokyo and even in Tsukiji.http://www.kiyomura.co.jp/shops/#area13

Answered 26 days ago

A restaurant I'd love to rediscover...

David Darling David Darling, Visited Japan Four times or more

Hi Matt,Thank you and I appreciate you responding but it's not the "one". It looks something like Toriyama but instead it gently wends its way up a shallow hill crossing back and forth across a creek rather than being based around a pond on the flat. Toriyama appears to be in a build up area wher...