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!


Answered 3 months ago

Snow in Sapporo Hokkaido

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello,I think if you go to northen part of Japan, you will have snow.So i recomend the area as below,For your informqtion, I introduce the web site of turist gude or the place where I like.Before going, please check there is snow or not and you can enter or not.Depends on the year, the weather ch...

Answered 6 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 :)

Yumi Hachiya Zeviar Yumi Hachiya Zeviar, Lived in Japan

All the above answers are GREAT!Especially, if you want to buy in volume, yes, the Airport will be the best choice...I also happened to find Shinjuku Takashimaya Duty Free Shop where they carried (at that time) various KitKat (once I found Sake Flavor one!) aside from other souvenir snacks. https...

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Answered over 1 year 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...

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Answered over 1 year 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...

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Answered over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago

Best instant “quality ramen”? And why :)

Kentaro HIRAI Kentaro HIRAI, Living in Japan

Maru-chan ramen is the best, I believe.It tastes like raw noodles, though is easy to cook and bought at the affordable price ($1)!I love this a lot :)