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Answered 2 days ago

Where do I buy chanoki in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Not sure about particular shops. If you visit any department stores, they should have chanoki. If you happen to be in Tokyo in April to June and you like Chanoki, there will be a Chanoyu exhibition in Ueno! I don't know if you can actually purchase but there will be lots of beautiful Chanoki for ...

Answered 2 days ago

We are meeting our Tour Group in Tokyo for a 15 day town on Japan. Want to come a few days early and stay in a traditional housing outside of Tokyo? Suggestions of location acceessable by train

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Places accessible by train and have traditional buildings:- KamakuraKamakura is in Kanagawa Prefecture. There are lots of shrines and temples because Kamakura used to be the capital of Japan for a period of time. There are also traditional houses and accommodations or restaurants or cafes that us...

Answered 2 days ago

where ramen to try in tokyo

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

There are many great ramens in Tokyo. Most famous ones to tourists are Ichiran and Ippudo, I think. I have seen queues of travelers many times. I like AFURI. AFURI is in Ebisu, Harajuku, etc. Their concept is "healthy" ramen. Very light soup feels great. They also have a began menu, too.Kazami in...

Answered 22 days ago

where should i try wagyu beef?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Here are some styles you can try wagyu beef in.- Yakiniku: It's a Japanese style BBQ. - Shaun shabu: It's a DIY hot pot dish. You can try thin sliced wagyu beef.- Sukiyaki: Another hot pot dish. In this style, you can try thin slices wagyu beef boiled in soy sauce based seasoned broth.- Teppanyak...

Answered 23 days ago

best kaiseki in Tokyo

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Hub Japan lists selections of great kaiseki restaurants in Tokyo:https://hubjapan.io/articles/what-is-kaiseki-ryori-and-where-to-find-it-in-tokyo

Answered about 1 month ago

We will have 21 days in Japan come October,6days in Tokyo and the rest travelling.We plan to get JR rail pass for 14 days and were wondering what pass would be best for our stay in Tokyo.We plan to visit Kamakura,Nikko and maybe Hakone.Any suggestions?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

All the places you've listed: Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone, are great and recommended to visit from Tokyo :)Especially in Hakone or Nikko (or Kinugawa, it's about 10 minutes drive from Nikko), I would like to recommend to stay in an Onsen Ryokan at least a night. Experiencing a stay in Onsen Ryokan wo...

Answered about 1 month ago

Where is the best place for street foods?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Nakamise dori Shopping Street has lots of street food. It is a shopping street towards Sensoji Temple, so if you have a chance to visit Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, you will definitely pass the street. There are lots of Japanese snacks, including those limited in Asakusa such as "Kaminari Okoshi" (...

Answered about 2 months ago

What is the best place to have a steak

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Casual steak restaurant may be Ikinari Steak.http://ikinaristeak.com/home/I haven't been here, but apparently the restaurant is getting popular. I see people lining up all the time.For more promised quality, teppanyaki restaurants would be recommended. Such as Ukai or Sagagyu Kira. Gyukatsu, deep...

Answered about 2 months ago

Where is the most authentic Izakaya experience in Tokyo (Tsukiji/Shinbashi Area)?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Tsukiji area might be quiet comparing to Shinbashi in terms of Izakaya.Any Izakaya in Shinbashi is authentic, Shinbashi is the mecca of Izakaya in Tokyo. Lots of businessman gather in the area esp. on Fridays.Walk along the railway from Shinbashi to Yurakucho. You can find lots of small taverns f...

Answered about 2 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 :)

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

If you are looking for "the souvenir" kind of snacks, try hitting Tokyo Station. Along the main street from Chuo Line to Tohoku Shinkansen platform, there are several souvenir shops selling snack souvenir from Tokyo such as Tokyo Banana. Yaesu shopping street, also connected to Tokyo Station, is ...

Answered about 2 months ago

What are some affordable kaiseki restaurants in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Kaiseki full course usually costs over ¥10,000, but for lunch, somebody place simplify the course and serves at a cheaper price.For example, Inshoutei in Ueno Park offers "Hanakago Gozen" from ¥3,600 including sashimi, tempura, multiple small side dish, miso soup, and dessert. 

Answered about 2 months ago

Hi, I am staying at Asaya Hotel at Gunma and planning to go Tobu World Square. Can I check the cheapest way to get to Tobu from Hotel and how do I come back to the hotel from Tobu. I also bought the JR Tokyo Wide Pass, does it help ?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Did you mean Asaya Hotel in Tochigi, Kinugawa? (I could not find Asaya Hotel in Gunma Prefecture)I think the only way to get to Tobu World Square by public transportation is by train, getting on Tobu-Kinugawa Line from Kinugawa Koen Station to Kinugawa Onsen Station and then walk for about 20 min...

Answered about 2 months ago

Where can I learn how to make wagashi in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

I don't know any particular class that I can recommend. ABC cooking studio, which is one of the biggest cooking class for Japanese, used to offer wagashi cooking class for tourists but it seems to be terminated. They only had Tsukiji market tour + sushi making class.I found one on google. Maybe i...

Answered about 2 months ago

where is the best area to stay in tokyo

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Depends on your interests, but if you want to see around nightlife of Tokyo, stay in downtown such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ginza, Asakusa, Ueno, Ikebukuro, etc.If you like more quiet neighborhood, Yanaka is a good area, it's more living neighborhood.If you like hip areas, I heard that Shimokitazawa...

Answered about 2 months ago

What are the best clothing shops in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Below are the places I usually visit:- UNITED ARROWShttp://www.united-arrows.co.jp/index.html- JOURNAL STANDARDhttp://journal-standard.jp/- IENAhttp://iena.jp/- apart by lawryshttp://www.dot-st.com/apartbylowrys/All of the shops above are in popular shopping buildings, such as LUMINE. 

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