2017 December

4 Owl Cafes in Tokyo Animal Lovers Should Check Out

Upon hearing the phrase “animal cafe,” one would often think of dog and/or cat cafes. But in Japan, there has been a surge of different types of animal cafes – one of which is an owl cafe. Just like any other animal cafe, you get the chance to interact with owls for a period of…

6 Must-Try Dishes and Restaurants in Dotonbori, Osaka’s Food Heaven

Dotonbori is a popular tourist destination in Osaka, Japan. The district is famously known as a heaven for food enthusiasts because wherever you look, you can see countless food establishments. Here are six famous places in Dotonbori where you can get some of the best Japanese dishes! 1. Otako A post shared by JUNKORO (@boochawan)…

Celebrate Japan’s Bean-Throwing Tradition by Joining These 2 Events in February

Japan has many celebrations and traditions that are relatively unknown by those outside the country. New Year is celebrated differently to the West, and in February, there is an old tradition that is still enjoyed by families, groups of friends, and even co-workers to this day. February is a busy month for events in Japan.…

Crazy for Craft Beer? Don’t Miss This Beer Tasting Event in Yokohama This January!

Traditional Japanese alcoholic beverages generally include various types of sake, nihonshu, and umeshu (plum wine), all with different brewing methods and flavors, as well as traditional and historic connections. However, beer is also a drink that is extremely popular among men and women in the country. Beer is usually the first drink people have at…

Have You Tried Delicious Baked Goods From This Bakery Found All Over Japan?

Thanks to the importing of Western culture and cuisine, bakeries selling sweets, bread, cookies, and other baked goods are abundant and popular all over Japan. It isn’t unusual to find at least one small bakery, whether chain or local, whenever you arrive at a new town or city. You’ll often find bakeries in hotels, as…

Want to Visit the Yayoi Kusama Museum in Tokyo? Here’s How to Get Tickets!

If you don’t know who Yayoi Kusama is, you either have been living under a rock, or you’ve seen her work and just don’t know her name. She is a famous Japanese artist who has recently opened a museum in Tokyo. However, due to the popularity of her unique artworks, it’s very difficult to get…

Savor Delicious Food and Great Coffee at These Instagram-Worthy Cafes in Shibuya

Back in October 2015, a concept store called CANVAS TOKYO opened in Hiroo, Shibuya. Many people have since become repeat customers for the delicious coffee and doughnuts that they offer. Find out more about this stylish space and what else they have in store! CANVAS TOKYO A post shared by JONAS約拿 San Francisco & Travel…

Top 5 Places to Check Out In and Around Nagoya University

Nagoya University is one of the seven national universities in Japan and is very famous for its rich legacy, various Nobel Laureates, and research-intensive courses. The campus is huge and is spread in different parts of Nagoya City. It houses various restaurants, cafes, and museums that can be any tourist’s delight. Here are the top…
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