Ishikawa

Have a Perennial Feast of Oysters at Emit Fishbar

There’s a popular myth about only eating oysters during months which contain the letter “r.” So, if we follow this myth, oysters shouldn’t be eaten over summer. It is advisable not to eat raw oysters at this time due to higher red tide levels. Contrary to this belief, one restaurant is swimming against the tide…

3 Great Workshops to Experience one of Japan’s Traditional Art Forms: Pottery!

Pottery is one of Japan’s traditional art forms which was revived in the 20th century. Masters of potters appeared as well as workshops which preserved the traditional styles and techniques passed down through the generations. So, if you’re interested in giving pottery a crack, here are 3 great workshops. 1. Kitagama Kasen explorejapaneseceramics.com/ This workshop…

Experience the Bloodless Bullfights in Okinawa!

Have you ever seen a bullfight with no matador and no weapons? Well, this is possible in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa. There are around 40 bullfighting tournaments held every year which attract thousands of visitors around the world. However, don’t be misled as bullfights in Okinawa do not create bloodshed but simply a fight…

Visit One of The Top Restaurants in Asia: Kagurazaka Ishikawa, Tokyo

For 9 consecutive years, Tokyo City has been known as one of the dining capitals of the world. With the extremely huge number of restaurants located in Tokyo, it is no wonder why many foodies flock to this place. vacancyforchef.blogspot.jp/ One of the establishments which gained a three-star rating in the 2016’s Michelin Guide to…

Walking on Historical Footbridges in Japan

Long time ago, Japanese people used to walk rather than commute by train. Roads were not yet fully constructed for the passage of vehicles. This was actually their way of life. They have to go on foot from one place to the other. To make things more accessible, they created footbridges. Footbridges are only used…

Kenrokuen Garden, one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan

Kenrokuen Garden is one of the three famous gardens along with Korakuen in Okayama and Kairakuen in Mito. These three gardens are known as “Nihon Sanmeien” (The Three Great Gardens of Japan). hot-ishikawa.jp/ Kenrokuen Garden is located on a hill in the centre of Kanazawa city, outside the gates of Kanazawa Castle. Kenrokuen Garden was…