Monthly Archives: July 2016

Everyone knows that Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo is one of the best five-star hotels in the country. It is located in an international visitor-friendly shopping and dining hot spots accessible to guests. It does not only boast beautiful rooms and suites but also legendary cuisines. The hotel's Italian restaurant, Piacere,...

Narita International Airport, which is also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, is the predominant airport in Japan. It serves many people coming in and out or going about the country. As a common access to travel destinations, it is also a place to find delicious meals. Here are three...

Last March 19th, 2016, a new Ice Monster shop opened in Osaka, so in celebration of their second shop in Japan, I thought it would be nice to introduce this amazing new type of dessert to you. So what does the Ice Monster have to offer? This is a...

In Japan, bread rolls called "koppe pan" are extremely popular and when you go to elementary schools in Japan, these bread rolls are frequently included in the lunch menus. They are basically the Japanese equivalent of hot dog buns but slightly larger and fluffier. In Morioka City in Iwate prefecture,...

As you may already know, Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio that is globally famous for its anime feature films. The films made by Studio Ghibli have become a large part of Japanese culture starting with the success of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind in...

Zombies do not only show up during Halloween in Japan. They can be found in some theme parks across the country, too. And now, a Zombie Museum is opening in Osaka this coming summer to double up the thrill for those wanting to enjoy the zombie culture. Let's check...

If you are a pizza lover like me that can never get enough of pizza, this is the perfect article for you. I never had the chance to go out and about to look for new kinds of pizza places that are available in the Tokyo area, so I...

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (July 18th to 24th) on Japan Info and/or...

Tokyo Solamachi, which is the name of the complex that is attached to the Tokyo Skytree, offers an enormously wide variety of souvenir shops that are definitely great places to pick up souvenirs from for anyone. This article concentrates on some of the more traditional Japanese shops that can...

Traveling to Japan in the near future? Try taking a vacation in Hokkaido! The beautiful place of Hokkaido represents Japan's untamed wilderness with many great parks and natural wonders. This mystical place is also famous for its ubiquitous Japanese hot spring resorts (onsen). If you are planning an unforgettable...

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