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Answered about 3 years ago

What is the best place in Tokyo for japanese whiskey tasting?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

How about the Tokyo Whiskey Museum? You can try more than 1000 kinds of whiskey from Japan and all over the world! The only the whiskey, but the appetizers are also wonderful! Try it out!http://tokyo-whisky-library.com/en/index.html

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Answered about 3 years ago

where are the hidden gems to visit in end july/ early aug

Floria Han Floria Han, Visited Japan Once

https://www.facebook.com/notes/tourank-app-japan-travel-guide-smart-tour-offline-tour-map/do-you-know-these-well-kept-secrets-of-tokyo/1928823977346198/This article introduced some hidden places in Tokyo, which I think can help you. 

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Answered about 3 years ago

Where do I go for good reasonable priced meals in Shinjuku?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

There are lots of fast food chain near Shinjuku south exit and east exit. Such as Yoshinoya or Matsuya (Gyudon, beef rice bowl) or Fujisoba (soba), Hanamaru Udon (udon), Hidakaya (ramen, gyoza) , Cocoichi (Japanese curry), etc. At those places, you can fulfill your stomach from 400 yen - under 1,...

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“Ieji”, the Sake Bar in Tokyo Monnaka to Try Truly Delicious Sake From Tohoku

“Ieji”, the Sake Bar in Tokyo Monnaka to Try Truly Delicious Sake From Tohoku

Ieji is the sake bar located in Monzennakacho (Monnaka), which is the east side of Tokyo. You can try various truly delicious sake from Tohoku Region, carefully picked by the manager. The manager takes great care of bottles to serve in fresh flavor and provides those sake at a reasonable price (o...

Answered about 3 years ago

Best place for my 10 year old daughter to shop

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

If she's interested in Hello Kitty, how about visiting Sanrio shop? There are several big Sanrio shops in Tokyo, such as Ginza and Shinjuku.https://www.sanrio.co.jp/english/There should be Japan limited products. Pokemon Center might be fun if she likes Pokemon. Ikebukuro and Oshiage (Tokyo Sky T...

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Answered about 3 years ago

what are the places that's a must for first timers (In general)

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Definitely Kyoto, don't miss beautiful temples and shrines.Tokyo is very interesting to hop around bars and Izakayas if you can drink alcohol. Hop into random bars. Experience onsen. Try various Japanese food. Take a day trip to rural areas, such as Nikko, Ibaraki, or Chiba from Tokyo. Hiking is ...

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Answered about 3 years ago

what are the best tempura and fish restaurant

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I liked tempura from Tsunahachi in Shinjuku. Their lunch is pretty reasonable and delicious. They also have vegetarian options.http://www.tunahachi.co.jp/en/index.htmlI also liked Tendon (tempura rice bowl) from Dote No Iseya. The place is located in Minowa, near Ueno. The old house style atmosph...

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Answered about 3 years ago

What's the best Udon restaurant

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

If you will go to Tokyo, my recommendation is Ippuku in Ogawamachi.My most recommended menu is curry udon in Ippuku. Off course simple udon is great also.https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=udon&find_loc=%E5%B0%8F%E5%B7%9D%E7%94%BA%E9%A7%85%2C+%E5%8D%83%E4%BB%A3%E7%94%B0%E5%8C%BA%2C+%E6%9D%B1%E4%BA%...

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Answered about 3 years ago

Where is the best skiing area in Japan?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

When I went skiing in Hokkaido, I discovered the quality of snow is totally different from my experience in other ski resorts such as Niigata (Yuzawa), Fukushima (Inawashiro), etc.I went to KIRORO resort (https://www.kiroro.co.jp/), takes only about an hour from central Sapporo. The snow was powd...

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Answered about 3 years ago

Do you have any recommendation on Japanese style accomondation?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

If you are staying in Tokyo, Japanese style accommodation (ryokan) is limited. Some of them are listed in this article:https://hubjapan.io/articles/10-best-ryokans-in-tokyo-for-a-traditional-japanese-stayIf you have chance to travel other areas, onsen districts usually have many ryokans, such as ...

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Answered about 3 years ago

Its a 14day JR Pass and I'm in Japan for 16days. 1st 4days and last 2days in Tokyo. How do I make the most of my JR pass?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

In my opinion, JR pass becomes better deal when you travel long distances. If traveling within Tokyo, the train fee is not expensive and there is also one-day free ticket purchasable at the stations. So make sure your JR pass is still valid when you are coming back to Tokyo again in the latter it...

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15 Best Cherry Blossom Views In Tohoku To Enjoy Picture Perfect Sakura Flowers

15 Best Cherry Blossom Views In Tohoku To Enjoy Picture Perfect Sakura Flowers

Occupying the northeastern section of Japan’s main island Honshu, Tohoku region is without a doubt one of the most picturesque areas in the country. It is known for its remote landscapes, nostalgic castle towns, and rural way of living. Cherry blossoms are no exception. Find the most beautiful ch...

Answered about 3 years ago

Where is the best skiing area in Japan?

leo leo, Living in Japan

It must be Nagano prefecture. It takes 2hours and half by bullet train from Shinjuku to the central St. of Nagano, which is called Matsumoto. Hakuba is the famous skiing area, and it's 1 hour away from Matsumoto by train.

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