What to Know Before Touring Japan’s City of Dreams

In terms of the most populated cities in Japan, Yokohama comes in as the second largest after Tokyo. It was the first harbor city to be introduced to the world as an entrance to the country. As one of the birthplaces of Japan’s modern culture, Yokohama has been continuously acquiring information from foreign countries up…

Is the Goddess That Dwells on Enoshima Island Good or Bad for Romantic Couples?

Love is something many of us want to experience and maintain for a lifetime. In Japan, there are numerous spots that couples can visit that will to boost their relationship. Enoshima is one such location with attractions such as the lover’s bell (龍恋の鐘) making it a great destination for couples. Legend has it that couples…

A Hotel for Bookworms Is Opening in the Hot Spring Town of Hakone, Japan in 2018!

For all the bookworms out there that are thinking of making a visit to Japan, specifically a trip to the hot spring area of Hakone (箱根), there will be a new kind of hotel opening in the spring of 2018 which will be perfect for you. Check it out! Hakone Honbako (箱根本箱) 蔵書数なんと2万冊!本に囲まれるブックホテル「箱根本箱」来春オープン #旅行 #ホテル…

Ever Heard of A “Dunk Burger”? Try It Out at This Fusion Burger Shop in Kamakura!

SLAMs BURGER HOUSE is an interesting mixture of Japanese and Western food culture. With the use of multi-layered lacquer food boxes for their hamburgers, SLAMs has created a new and interesting fusion of two cultures. Ojyu boxes (お重箱) are usually used to serve traditional Japanese “osechi” during the three-day-long New Year’s celebration. Instead of using…

Craving Sweets? Check Out This American Dessert Buffet in Yokohama!

SOMERHOUSE (ソマーハウス) is a lounge located on the second floor of the Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu (横浜ベイホテル東急). You can have brunch, lunch, tea, and a few drinks at SOMERHOUSE depending on the time of day, and there are some stunning views of Yokohama Bay and the large Ferris wheel, all while relaxing on comfortable sofa…

Savor Various Delicious Cheese Dishes at the Cheese Cafe in Yokohama

Have you ever dreamt of a meal filled with cheese? I most definitely have and there is an extremely popular restaurant in Yokohama (横浜) where you can fulfill this very dream! Cheese Cafe (チーズカフェ) tabelog.com/ Cheese Cafe in Yokohama is a cheese specialty restaurant that specializes in dishes made from various kinds of cheeses. The…

7 Things to Do and See in Japan’s Kamakura and Enoshima All in Just One Day

Kamakura (鎌倉) and Enoshima (江の島) are areas in Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県) near the sea, popular with tourists and packed with things to do. Here are several things for you to do in these areas, and how to get them all done in one exciting, fun-filled day. 1. Get Up Early and Stroll Kamakura’s Sleepy Streets…

Plan the Perfect Day Trip With These 3 Things to Do in Yokohama’s Chinatown

Planning a trip to Japan is most certainly exciting, especially if it’s your first visit to the country. There are so many things to do and places to go to that you’ll likely have a packed itinerary trying to squeeze everything in. If you’re looking for a day trip from Tokyo (東京), Yokohama (横浜) is…

Gaze at a Million Different Flowers at This Spring Event in Yokohama!

Garden Necklace YOKOHAMA is once again happening in the port city, Yokohama (横浜)! As a part of the 33rd National Urban Greenery Fair (全国都市緑化フェア), the City of Yokohama will be decorated with over a million flowers in an effort to promote nature preservation and a greener city. yokohama-fair2017.city.yokohama.lg.jp/ Even though Yokohama is located right next…
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