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Sip a Cup of Coffee and Relax at These 3 Coffee Shops in Ota, Tokyo

Japan might be better known for tea, but it is also becoming a great destination for coffee lovers. Coffee products are just within arm’s reach anywhere in the country and coffee shops abound in limitless permutations. As a matter of fact, Japan is considered to be one of the largest consumers of coffee around the…

Try Unique Variations of Bread Rolls at This Specialty Cafe in Nagoya

The coppe-pan (コッペパン), a kind of bread roll that pretty much resembles a hot dog bun, has been part of the Japanese food culture ever since World War II. Interestingly, a cafe in Nagoya specializes in offering a modern twist on coppe-pan by providing a variety of different flavors. Check it out! PINE FIELDS MARKET…

Spend Golden Week in Tranquility at These 3 Less Crowded Destinations in Japan

Golden Week 2017 is almost here! It is the busiest holiday season in Japan which takes place from April 29 to May 5. It is a wonderful opportunity for people to take a break from work or go on a long vacation. During this time, several places are really crowded, particularly trains and airports. Regardless…

Ever Dreamt of Staying in a Fairy Tale House? Visit This Cottage in Hokkaido!

Cottage SPOONVALLEY (スプウン谷のザワザワ村) is located in the middle of Hokkaido in Biei (北海道美瑛町). The town of Biei is one filled with rolling hillsides and nature, reminiscent of the worlds that come up in fairytales and folklore. In this special town, you can find a place called SPOONVALLEY, which is an accommodation space that is limited…

Don’t Miss This Coffee and Cheese Roll Specialty Cafe in Ikebukuro!

Pão de queijo, (ポンデケージョ), or cheese buns, are types of cheese-based buns that originated in Brazil. Their doughy and fluffy texture has made them extremely popular in Japan as Japanese people seem to have a thing for foods that are textured similarly to mochi. There is a pão de queijo specialty bakery in Ikebukuro (池袋)…

A Sweet Rice Bowl? Try This Unique Strawberry “Don” at a Cafe in Fukui, Japan!

Donburi (丼), or “don” for short, refers to a rice bowl with various kinds of toppings. Some examples of this are gyudon (牛丼; beef bowl), oyakodon (親子丼; chicken and egg bowl), and katsudon (カツ丼; pork cutlet bowl). But in Fukui Prefecture (福井県), there is a cafe that offers a sweet kind of don! Fukui Prefecture…

Take a Break at One of Shinjuku’s 3 Hippest Cafés with Free WiFi

Over the last decades, the Internet has become a very important tool in people’s lives. We are used to connecting to the internet wherever and whenever they want. This has recently become faster and smarter with the use of WiFi. Consequently, it is now considered an important aspect of cafés with people often looking for…

Cafe-Hopping in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo: 30 Cafes You Should Visit

Shimokitazawa (下北沢) has been gaining popularity as a hip and trendy neighborhood. With an abundance of shops and cafes, it is very easy to see why this suburb in Setagaya-ku (世田谷区) is being called as the newest must-visit place in Tokyo. It is also popular among the Japanese youth and is one of the top…

Loved ‘Your Name’? Visit Its Limited Themed Cafe in Tokyo and Nagoya!

Going on a trip to Tokyo, or basically, to any place in Japan, wouldn’t be complete without trying out some of the best, exquisite dishes the area has to offer. From the widely popular sushi (寿司) and ramen (ラーメン) to Japan’s unique variation in tea, coffee, and chocolates, having a taste of them once in…
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