Monthly Archives: March 2015

Many Japanese people grow up eating Dagashi. Dagashi (駄菓子) is unlike Wagashi, Let me explain why. Wagashi is very formal sweets which often accompanies afternoon tea. On the other hand, Dagashi is usually eaten by children and is seen as a casual snack. Therefor they are extremely cheap, usually...

On March 3rd in Japan, people celebrate the Girls' Festival, "HINAMATSURI". (雛祭り) At the day, people celebrate for girls' growth such as displaying beautiful dolls in ancient costumes of Heian era with peach flowers in each house and eating cubic rice crackers(Hina-arare). There are some popular sweets for this festival. jarpkanagawa.web.fc2.com/ The...

The second biggest city, Yokohama is one of popular city for sightseeing where is next to Tokyo. Yokohama is close to Tokyo and it takes only 30 min from Shibuya in Tokyo. Recently, around Yokohama port area has been developing as a modern city. Also, the city has unique...

You might not have an image of Japanese waterfalls in your mind. However we have many beautiful waterfalls all over Japan. Today, I'm pick out some of waterfalls which I recommended visiting. Many Japanese people say we can bask in "Mainasu ion" which means negative ions. In Japan we...

In Japan, there are many kind of foods. So it is hard to complete to eat all foods in Japan. For example, Sushi, Okonomiyaki, Udon etc. So sometime Japanese food make you confusing what kind of restaurant should I go. And there are many cheap shops related with those food. amazon.co.jp/ In...

This place is a destination of driving where is in a lot of people’s a bucket list. As probably you know, there are so many night view spots in Japan. The thing is Fuefukigawa fruit park is the one of the new three major night views in Japan...

Do you like sweets? You can enjoy many sweets in Sweets Paradise in Shinjuku. There is cake, pasta, curry and rice and drinks etc. this restaurant has a buffet style menu. sweets-paradise.jp/ sweets-paradise.jp/ Please buy a ticket first. you can buy tickets in the ticket machine. you have three different price ranges:Adult 1530 yen...

3rd March is the girl's day in Japan so there are many festivals everywhere during March. It's a good chance to know our annual traditional custom! Don't miss it ! What is the doll festival nihongo-otsu.de/ It has celebrated for girls growing up healthy and happily since Heian period (from 794...

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