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Relax and Feel Fresh in the Newest “No Makeup” Cafe in Shibuya

There are so many wacky cafe themes you can find in Japan. They vary in promotional concepts to attract different kinds of customers. There is one particular cafe which is promoting a “natural beauty” and “no makeup” concept called Naturalia (ナチュラリア). It originally opened in Hokkaido (北海道) in October 2015 and has been in the…

Foop: Beautiful Japanese Design for Home Gardening

After an indoor hydroponic garden in one of Pasona’s buildings near Tokyo Station, now there is something new for those interested in having a miniature garden in their own home. Most of the time, living in Japan means adjusting to a smaller space to live in. Some places are so cramped that there is no…

Visit Tokyo’s Urban Farm of the Future: Pasona O2

Farming has been an important part of human development for centuries. When people realized that they could manipulate food to grow in a certain way and at a certain time, it changed the way people gathered and ate food forever. Farming has been extremely important for many years, and for a long time, only the…

A very special forest tea house in Kyoto

Kyoto is full of hidden gems for those who are willing to stray off the beaten path. One such place is accessible only by mountain paths, although only a 20-minute walk from tourist hotspot, Ginkakuji. Most tourists never chance on this magical spot during their stay and it has been reserved for those in the…