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Make Your Own Little Bonsai Tree At This Shop in Miyagi Prefecture!

There has been a recent trend on social media for succulents and cute potted plants; they seem to be all over social media sites like Instagram and Tumblr. This miniature potted plant trend has merged with the traditional Japanese bonsai (盆栽) to create easy-to-make and cute miniature bonsai trees! The Shop 1000’s BASE (センズベース), pronounced…

Japanese unstaffed stores: take what you want, and pay what you owe!

Have you seen some unstaffed stores in Japan? Have you ever wondered why Japanese people made such stores? Have you tried buying from those stores? How was your experience? Did you pay the correct amount? Mujin Hanbai or Self-Serve Store pingmag.jp/ The Japanese people are so honest and trustworthy that they made unstaffed stores in…

Wa Space: A Place with Perfect Traditional Japanese Gifts

Have you ever wondered where to shop for the best traditional gifts in Japan? There are many places to go, but one shop stands out from the rest and it is called “Wa Space”. This shop is located in Akasaka. Adhering to the motto of “Modern simplicity that can be integrated into the modern life,”…

Urban Biking Experience: Tokyobike

Just as mountain bikes are made to travel the mountains, the Tokyobike is made to travel the streets of Tokyo. This bike brand line founded in 2002 is a brand designed to support the urban biking experience. This Tokyo-based bike shop provides extremely comfortable bikes that are made to ride in the city of Tokyo.…