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Answered 4 days ago

what are the must try foods in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

How about Taiyaki? It's a fish shaped Japanese snack which wraps red bean paste with pancake-like dough. Taiyaki are so tasty and I love it! Especially the one from Wakaba in Yotsuya is my favorite. One Taiyaki is around 100~150 yen at any places. 

Answered 4 days ago

What should I do the night in Kobe ?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

If it were Japanese in such situation, we would stay at a cheap "business hotels" such as Toyoko inn, Apa Hotel, etc. Or to go more low price, maybe a guesthouse or hostel? I am not sure about guesthouse or hostels in Kobe.Other options may be staying in Karaoke or Manga Cafe (Internet Cafe) oper...

Answered about 1 month ago

I'm going to Japan for 14 days in early June, arriving in Osaka and ending my trip in Hokkaido. Most likely spending 3 or 4 days in Osaka and Kyoto, 4 days in Tokyo, and at least 5 days in Hokkaido. Any recommendations for first time traveler to Japan?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

You should definitely not miss typical sightseeing places such as Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto and Sensoji Temple in Tokyo. Here is my opinion what to not miss:- KyotoBeautiful temples and shrines, historic architectures, Kyoto style Kaiseki cuisine- OsakaLively atmosphere, Osaka food (Okonomiyaki an...

Answered about 1 month ago

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

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

The number of Japanese whiskey bottles are getting less and less due to the popularity of whiskey in past few years, and it is becoming harder to encounter to Japanese whiskey with "aged" labels at bars nor stores. However, these bars might have such bottles:Brilliant in Keio Plaza Hotelhttp://ww...

Answered about 1 month ago

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

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

July to early August is when Tsuyu, rainy season ends in Tokyo and real summer starts!A local Japanese common things to do in July/early august:  (many people take summer vacation)1.  Go to fireworks festivals.There are many fireworks festivals held in Tokyo from July to August. People put on Yuk...

Answered about 1 month 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,...

Answered about 2 months ago

Izakayas locals go to eat at in Shinjuku area

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Bars in Shinjuku Sanchome area, area in between Shinjuku Tonan Exit and East Exit, and Shinjuku West area are popular places to find places for drink and food.If you are looking for genuine restaurant (without alcohol), go to restaurant floors on department stores (usually upper floors), such as ...

Answered about 2 months ago

where can i find gifts

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

It depends on what you are looking for. If you are looking for traditional crafts for souvenir, go for souvenir shops in Tokyo Station, Tokyo Sky Tree, etc.Locals look for gifts in many places but Tokyu Hands or Loft have different kind of products so it is easy to find something nice.

Answered 2 months ago

What are non-touristy things to do in Sendai/Miyagi ken?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Kokubun-cho is the area where lots of Izakaya (Japanese style pubs) and bars gather. Locals visit Kokubun-cho to enjoy drinks with their friends or co-workers so I guess it is not touristic. There is also a long shopping arcade Hapina Nakakecho. You can feel the daily life there. http://nakakecho...

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