Monthly Archives: January 2015

Of course, ramen is very popular in Japan, but tsukemen is also quite well known. Ramen are noodles served together in a soup, while Tsukemen, on the other hand, is enjoyed by dipping separately served noodles into the soup. How about trying this healthy alternative to ramen? It is sure to...

Hirizo Beach, located south of the Izu peninsula, is a hot topic among some people in Japan. You can only get there by boat, and the waters are so transparent that you can almost see the boat floating, with visibility all the way to the bottom of the sea!...

There are plenty of famous sight-seeing spots in Japan outside of Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hokkaido. These are our recommendations for some of the many you can experience in Toyama. Kurobe canyon train http://www.be-en.co.jp/ Journey by trolley one hour and twenty minutes each way through nature's beautiful scenery. This route is famous for hot...

Japanese ski areas are famous for their quality of snow, and many foreigners visit Japan to ski and snowboard. In this article we will introduce you to Japanese ski areas in order by their size. Yamagata kurao hot spring ski area @Yamagata https://ssl.yamagatakanko.jp/ http://upload.wikimedia.org/ This mountain is internationally known for the "snow monsters"...

As can be seen from the fact that people through the ages have worn beautiful kimonos, there are many textile artisans in Japan. This time we will introduce a shop where you can actually purchase products that show off the skills of these artisans. http://co-trip.jp/ The shop, which has a...

There are many places to visit while touring Tokyo, and lots of people go sightseeing on a tight schedule. But if you are constantly walking around everywhere you won't be able to enjoy things that are supposed to be fun. http://co-trip.jp/article/8540/ If that's the case, next time try eating traditional Japanese...

Tsukiji, visited by many tourists, is famous for being the world’s largest fish market. However, there are many shops in Tsukiji that deal in things besides fish. Today I am going to introduce a shop offering espresso and Japanese sweets. http://co-trip.jp/ The shop’s name, "Turret," refers to the delivery trucks often seen carrying...

The Muromachi area of Kyoto - a place lined with time-honored draper's shops. Located in this area is a Kyomachiya, more than 80 years old, that serves beautiful rolled sushi resembling woven fabrics. http://co-trip.jp/ The specialty menu of this restaurant is the "Teori-zushi". In addition to a plate full of colourful ingredients...

The term Kyoto vegetables refers to two different kinds of vegetables. One kind is vegetables that were traditionally eaten, and the other kind is vegetables that are strongly associated with Kyoto that began to be distributed from around 1989. Kyoto has wide variations in climate depending on the season, so the...

It is possible for one to enjoy the old city of Kamakura on a day trip from central Tokyo. It was selected as the number one city where boyfriends and girlfriends want to date because of its tranquil and romantic atmosphere. This time, we will introduce the nice spots...

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