We all like to bring back a slice of holiday home and it is great to share our trip with our loved ones. Japan has a big gift-giving culture with for great souvenirs with big variety of styles and price ranges. The Japanese art of gifting is called omiyage, and it is an important tradition
Japan is a popular destination for Western travelers; this exotic country holds a unique experience for you! But there are certain things to be cautious about before you take off. Japan is more “Western” priced than “Asian” Especially if you are going backpacking or have visited other countries ...
Takoyaki is very popular Japanese local casual food (also called b-class food in Japanese) originally developed in the western part of Japan, especially Osaka. Find places to try Takoyaki in Tokyo!
Not only the central Tokyo but taking a side trip from Tokyo is also fun. Here are the 6 best side trip destinations from Tokyo using public transportations.
In this article, I will share my experience of a day trip to Mount Takao from Shinjuku.
Gyoza originally came from China, but it's spread as daily food in Japan and many gyoza specialized restaurants grew. Here are the best 5 Gyoza in Tokyo!
Udon, a popular Japanese noodle made with flour. Here are the top 10 restaurants that serve delicious udon in Tokyo!
There are many Yakitori restaurants in Tokyo and makes you wonder which one to go. This article introduces 7 Best Yakitori restaurants depending on the budget!
Dorayaki, is a type of Japanese dessert, Wagashi. It is.. а red-bean pancake which consists of two small pancake-like patties made from castella wrapped around a filling of sweet Azuki red bean paste. From Wikipedia Dorayaki might be famous from a Japanese manga and anime character Doraemon. He ...
Asakusa is one of the most competitive areas for Ramen restaurants. There are hundreds of places you can eat. All over that, today I will introduce 8 most popular ramen restaurants in Asakusa.
Have you heard of a Japanese dessert, Taiyaki（たい焼き）? This fish-shaped cake is a very common Japanese dessert from long time ago. The dough is like a pancake and inside there are sweet red beans stuffed. In Tokyo, there are lots of famous Taiyaki places so this article guides you!
Anyone who is a fan of Fast and Furious would have seen “Tokyo Drift”, an American action film directed by Justin Lin and released in 2006. I think I speak for everybody when I say the film was pretty downright awful. The plot was lousy, the acting was mediocre, the culture was terribly distorte...
Summer festivals are everywhere in Japan and there are many delicious food stalls out at festivals. Wondering what to eat? 5 must eat foods are listed below!
Part 1 of article series introducing World Heritage Sites in Japan. This article is about Tohoku, Kanto, and Chubu Area.
Tokyo is such an urban city that has lots of skyscrapers. Therefore, night views are amazing as it is in New York City. If you visit Tokyo, spend one night climbing up the skyscraper, and enjoy the view of Tokyo from high above! You will see an amazing view. Today I will introduce 3 spots to
Asakusa is one of the place with long history, and it is a popular place to visit both for Japanese and those who came from outside of Japan. Ueno is also located close to Asakusa, where there are lots of thing to see such as Ueno Zoo and Ameyoko（アメ横）. Today I will introduce a one
Tokyo is an urban city, there are such city like Shibuya and Shinjuku. Did you know that there are places that you can be surrounded by flower, green, and beautiful sunlights in Tokyo? Today I will introduce 2 major parks in Tokyo, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Hama-rikyu Garden. 1. Shinjuk...
Find 3 must-visit places for Ghibli fans if you come to Tokyo and cute Ghibli related food.