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Answered 4 months ago

Where can I buy cheap snack souvenirs (Tokyo Banana, Kitkat etc) or cosmetics (shishedo, kose, etc) in Tokyo and have lots stock of product? Thank you :)

Michelle Michelle, Never been to Japan

Hi,When I last went to Japan, there were many opportunities for small souvenir (snack/cosmetic). I definitely agree with the answers written above so far! Places like the airports (especially Haneda, I have explored the entire shopping areas for Haneda and it has a ton to offer for small souvenir...

Answered 4 months ago

Me and my family are planning to go to Japan in mid January. Mostly we'll be staying at Tokyo, other than Tokyo are there any side trips near Tokyo that you suggest ? (maybe smwhere that has ryokans/onsen)

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

There is no shortage of places for day trips - Nikko, Hakone, the Fuji 5 Lakes area, Karuizawa, Kusatsu, Izu, Kamamura/Enoshima, Kawagoe, Takao, Okutama, Yokohama, the Ushiku Great Buddha, Nokogiriyama, Minakami, Showa Kinen Park, and more. There are regional rail passes you can get for nearly al...

Answered 4 months ago

Me and my family are planning to go to Japan in mid January. Mostly we'll be staying at Tokyo, other than Tokyo are there any side trips near Tokyo that you suggest ? (maybe smwhere that has ryokans/onsen)

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

How about Atami ? From Tokyo, if you take shinkansen, it takes about 30 to 50 mins depends on type of shinkansen.Even with rapid train, you can arrive in 2 hours. Atami is one of oldest and most famous onsen place around Tokyo.Like my parents went there for their honeymoon. :) I have been this su...

Answered 5 months ago

What brands matcha powders are the best to buy in Tokyo?

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Most famous Maccha are coming from Kyoto, Aichi and Shizuoka.There are many kind and tast as you know so difficult to choose but I like the best is from Tsujiri and Fukujuen. I could not find the site in English so please use translate page! Tujiri shop, you can find it herehttps://www.kataoka.co...

Answered 5 months ago

Which regions of Tokyo are most interesting?

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

I think Shibuya-ku, Mitato-ku and Chiyoda-ku (all stick each other) are most interesting.There are young-mature fashion in Shibuya, Hello Kitty-Gadget in Shibuya, Chiyoda (Akihabara) and modern-traditional building and museum in Mitato-ku. Why not visit there?