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Answered 8 days ago

Where to eat tuna jaw in tokyo?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

There are so many places in Tokyo that you can have the grilled Tuna jaw and they all beyond your expectation.It's easy to find in Tsukiji, but you also can find them in many of Izakaya. The price is reasonable and they are so good!Uogeki in Shinjuku has good ones! http://uogeki.favy.jp/menus/23239

Answered 13 days ago

Monkey Sauna resort near Tokyo in late December?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

That should be Jigokudani Yaen-koen in Nagano. You can get there about 2 hours and a half by the train from Tokyo. The best season is between December and March, so you will be there for the best season. http://en.jigokudani-yaenkoen.co.jp/

Answered 13 days ago

which is the best place to shop cheap in tokyo

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

Ameya Yokocho is a very famous reasonable place to shop. There are not only Japanese shops but international. Moreover, there are more foreign shops, compare to Japanese, however, you will never get bold there. http://www.ameyoko.net/And also, Jujo Ginza is also a good place to visit if you are l...

Answered 19 days ago

Is there a cheaper onsen in Tokyo?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

It is not an authentic type of Onsen, but "Oedo Onsen Monogatari" (http://daiba.ooedoonsen.jp/en/) is a good one to visit. You can try so many kinds of Onsen at once and the price is quite reasonable too. If you would like a traditional type of Onsen, then to "Saya-no-yudokoro" (https://www.sayan...

Answered 20 days ago

where have mochi sweets

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

廚 菓子 くろぎ is the one really recommendable to taste the Mochi from Warabi (bracken). I have no idea that other countries eat Warabi starch, but this Warabimochi is awesome! This collaboration of Japanese sweet and coffee is unforgettable.http://www.wagashi-kurogi.co.jp/

Answered 23 days ago

what foods to try in Enoshima

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

If you love seafood, then I would recommend Tako Senbei for sure!Tako Senbei is the cracker that was baked with a pressed whole Octopus. It looks an Octopus, and taste Octopus too. It's hard to explain, but it's a "must eat food" in Enoshima.http://www.murasaki-imo.com/

Answered 27 days ago

where can I buy a good quality preloved/secondhand kimono?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

I would recommend 2 places:- Antique Mall Ginza (http://www.antiques-jp.com/)This is the shop, if you enter once, hard to leave the shop. They have the variety of Kimono and antiques as well. - 世田谷のボロ市(Boroichi Market in Setagaya) (http://www.city.setagaya.lg.jp/setagaya/11000/11004/d00125000.htm...

Answered about 1 month ago

Where can I find the Snoopy cafe?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

Do you mean the Cafe Blanket? If so you can find it in the Snoopy Museum in Tokyo.I would recommend you to purchase the admission ticket to the museum before your visit. It happened one of my friends that the tickets weren't available at the museum.http://www.snoopymuseum.tokyo/en/

Answered about 1 month ago

How to learn Japanese(language)?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

Why don't you try with videos?Many of my friends began to know Japanese through Anime or movies on YouTube, and now many of my friends are able to speak Japanese! I see that this helps a lot for who needs basic conversational Japanese. 

Answered about 1 month ago

New year's eve dining options?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

It's basically impossible to reserve the restaurant on the New Year's Eve yourself. However, there are so many travel agents who do this service instead of you. Their service fee is very adequate.

Answered about 1 month ago

pear picking in chiba

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

If only the pear, then "Ito-en". They have the various kinds of the pears. And the price relatively reasonable.http://www.itou-en.com/If you wish for the other fruits as well, then "Chiba-Chuo-Kanko-en" is recommendable. You can pick the pears, grapes and pick the chestnuts and pick the sweet pot...

Answered about 2 months ago

Places to visit for a first timer in Osaka?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

Depends on the season you are visiting, but if you are visiting Osaka now;- Dotonbori and Namba- Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine- Hanshin Tigers (Koshien Stadium: not in Osaka, but you need only 20 minutes from the center of Osaka)- Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade- Universal Studios Japan- Osaka Castle- Abe...

Answered about 2 months ago

what's the best ryokan in hakone with a view of mt fuji

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

I would suggest "Takumi no yado "Yashimatsu"". You will have a breathtaking view and their service is very Japanse style. But the building is not completely Japanese building, however, the Onsen is perfect and you will have satisfied from the view of Mt.Fuji in the morning and evening!http://www....

Answered 3 months ago

which hotels in tokyo??

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

There are so many hotels in Tokyo. You probably want to set the budget and find the adequate hotel.Tokyo has so many unique accommodations such as the capsule hotel, Ryokan, hotel... If you want to feel Japan, then try capsule hotel and Ryokan. 

Answered 3 months ago

Where is good sushi bars in shinjuku

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

I would suggest Ishikawa or Mitani. Both restaurants are pretty popular, so it's better to order the travel agent to make a reservation!Ishikawa: http://www.kagurazaka-ishikawa.co.jp/english/index_e.html

Answered 3 months ago

how to go to hokaido from tokyo

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

I would suggest Shinkansen train from Tokyo station to Sapporo. You can take a plane (faster and cheaper than Shinkansen), but Shinkansen can enjoy the view of Japan!