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Answered about 21 hours ago

What is the best district to stay in Tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I would like to experience staying at a ryokan, Japanese traditional inns. You can experience to be in tatami mat room and sleep in a futon. Although ryokan in Tokyo are quite few , there are few options in Asakusa and Ueno.Some of the places are listed here:https://hubjapan.io/articles/10-best-r...

Answered about 21 hours ago

Where does the locals go to eat crab in Sapporo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I have met few people from Hokkaido, but for people in Hokkaido, crabs are not a thing to eat outside usually. They buy raw crab (sometimes a live crab!) at fish market or supermarket, and boil it at home. When I went to Kushiro, I found a UFO cather of live crab!! Surprising, isn't it? I caught ...

Answered about 21 hours ago

Geisha entertainment

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

You can interact with Geisha in Nihonbashi. http://www.nihonbashi-info.jp/omotenashi/geisha.htmlI have not participated in this tour, I just have seen a leaflet in Nihonbashi tourist information center so I'm not sure about the details.I also have heard that there are places where you can interac...

Answered 2 days ago

kaiseki cuisine and insolite

leo leo, Living in Japan

I recommend Tofu-ya Ukai to enjoy Kaiseki cuisine in Tokyo. As in their name, the restaurant is famous for tofu but they also serve beautiful and tasty Japanese course. The restaurant is ander the Tokyo tower and the place is isolated from busy area, so you can enjoy silent atmosphere.http://www....

Answered 4 days ago

Does Japan accept Au pairs?

leo leo, Living in Japan

Au pair system is still new in Japan and it's not popular very much, but there seems to be some familes who accept au pair. I found an organization helping au pair in Japan. The web is English http://www.worldaupairinjapan.net/naviin/aupairinjp.html

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