Mari Takahashi

Living in Japan, Hi guys, I am currently living in Tokyo, but have visited many parts of Japan. I know especially about things around Tokyo. I am happy to help you!

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Answered 5 months ago

I'll be visiting Tokyo, Japan for my first time Oct 19 - Nov 4 what should I see and do while i'm there?

Dhaval(ダワル) Dhaval(ダワル), Living in Japan

Wow..That’s the great time to visit Tokyo! You can see early-autumn leaves in Tokyo, and some peak autumn at nearby tourist spots! In Tokyo, you can have Tokyo sightseeing, and along with that you can plan Tokyo outskirts, like: -          Kawagoe (known as little-edo) -          Nikko (famo...

Answered 7 months ago

Hello....on Sept, i'm planning to tokyo, for the first time, around 5days. What place do you recommend to me, especially near Tokyo, where not really "busy", like central Tokyo, but still I can easily reach from Tokyo in one day trip?

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. First of all, please check that there is any festival in the place where you will visit. Even not in center, there would be too many people...   If you don't mind a group tour in English, I suggest to join Hato bus tour. You don’t have to be worry anything and you can go...

Answered 8 months ago

I am traveling with a friend to japan for 2 weeks in October. We are trying to go to Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. Is there any must do's for a first time traveler in these cities, as far as sights, or places to eat etc.

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

You need to make an itinerary for what you want, and only you know what you like best. Japan has many different aspects - its many temples/shrines, castles, shopping, arts, museums, gardens, hot springs, hiking, folk crafts, festivals, nature, pop culture, cuisine and so on.So what interest...

Answered 8 months ago

Which city/town is good for fishing?

Hotta MIki Hotta MIki, Living in Japan

If you travel around eastern part of Japan, I recommend you Tama area. Upper stream of Tama river. The scenery also great!If you travel around the central part of Japan, Gifu is the best place. Nagara river is one of the greatest rivers for fishing.

Answered 10 months ago

Same store, which one I should go?

Yoshie Yanagida Yoshie Yanagida, Living in Japan

I think Shibuya is better than Shinjyuku.Because there are many restaurants & newest shops there. Also not only about shopping.You can take a most famous intersection's photo. Furthermore, there are many volunteer staffs who have sign with "May I help you?" here and there. All of them can speak E...

Answered 10 months ago

Restaurant around Togendai (Hakone)

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

 I have done boat sightseeing but I have never had dinner there. However many people suggested to go to Togendai view restaurant.As I see the website, three are nice food and very nice view.Please check it here!https://www.hakone-kankosen.co.jp/foreign/en/restaurant/

Answered 12 months ago

Gym facility - fitness club anywhere?

Minami Takahashi Minami Takahashi, Living in Japan

There are many gyms in Tokyo.But most of them need a monthly membership or high priced visitor fee.I recommend you the public gyms. Their visitor fees are reasonable, mostly about 500 yen.https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/sport-and-fitness/the-best-spots-for-working-out-on-the-cheap-in-tokyo

Answered 11 months ago

Can you give me advice about traditional food ?

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

As I love Natto (beans) Tofu (agedashi doufu = fried tofu, hiyayakko = cold tofu) Shiokara (squid) Umeboshi (plum) Yakizakana (simply grilled fish) Kinpira gobou (burdock root with sweet soy flavor) As famous Zaru soba Tenpura udon Tenpura Tonkatsu Karaage Gyoza Ramen Yakitori Kushiage Of course!...