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Answered almost 3 years ago

My favorite food in Osaka Kansai

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

If you are looking for something typical, then you definitely need to try Okonomiyaki in Osaka! Okonomiyaki is like some kind of pizza that contains a variety of ingredients; cabbage(must), seafood or meat.  And don't forget to try Takoyaki as well! The Takoyaki is very similar to Okonomiyaki, bu...

Answered almost 3 years ago

Is it too early to visit Ashikaga Flower Park for Wisteria and Hitachi Seaside Park for Nemophilia on the 11th of April

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I have been to Hitachi Seaside Park in early May (probably was somewhere between 3-10) and was just the right time. I guess April 11th is too early. You can probably enjoy tulip and canola flowers. I'm not sure about Ashikaga Flower Park. They say on their website that they have different kinds o...

Answered almost 3 years ago

Where should I buy the skin care of Japanese brand such as Shu uemura and IPSA? Between in department store and duty free at the airport (Narita)?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I have never checked the DUTY FREE store's selection, but major department stores (such as Isetan and Takashimaya in Shinjuku or Mitsukoshi in Ginza) offers TAX FREE service for foreigners. Also, I don't think IPSA does not sell in Narita. I guess it is safer to purchase at department stores. Alt...

Answered almost 3 years ago

Why Japanese kids and even babies don't cry?????

leo leo, Living in Japan

I don' t know why you get this kind of impression. I think Japanese kids and babies also cry... But its's true that Japanese mothers are sensitive about making noise in public space, so they are tend to stop crying their child sooner in public space such as in train or bus.

Answered almost 3 years ago

best shopping area for vintage goods

leo leo, Living in Japan

It depends on what you mean by ”vintage goods”. If you look for vintage outfits, you should go to Harajuku area. There is vintage book shop street in Kanda and Ochanomizu area. In Hongo area there's antique art museam such as calligraphy.http://www.hongou.jp/e/