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8 Enjoyable Things to Do in the Charming City of Okaya, Nagano Prefecture

Nagano Prefecture is best known for the Winter Olympics and for its popular winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Hundreds flock to this prefecture every winter to stay in ski resorts and enjoy the large snowfall that the area sees every year. The town of Okaya is about half an hour by train from…

9 Interesting Things to Do in the Peaceful Town of Shibamata

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Tokyo (東京), there is a town in the eastern part of the city where you can slow down and relax. If you want to experience a “shitamachi” or a traditional downtown Japanese neighborhood, Shibamata (柴又) is a must-visit place for you. About the Town Shibamata is a town located…

3 Premium Unagi Restaurants in Tokyo for Great Tasting Eel!

Japan is a land of exquisite dishes. One of these just stands out from the rest due to its amazing savory taste: it is the dish popularly known as ‘unagi’, or freshwater eel in English. It is commonly used as an ingredient in Japanese cooking and has captured the hearts of many foreigners because of…

Top Food Picks Not to Miss at Tsukiji Fish Market Before They Relocate!

There are a number of popular tourist spots to visit in the land of the rising sun. And if you’re travelling to Tokyo, you might have heard of popular places such as Shinjuku, Harajuku, and Shibuya for fashion spots or you may know of the big ourist attractions like Tokyo Sky Tree, Sensouji, Ueno Park…

Going to Tokyo? Discover These 3 Artisanal Shops near Ueno Park!

Ueno is popularly known as a district in Tokyo with a rich historical legacy, where many tourists come each year to get a feel of Tokyo’s Edo period. Due to its popular location, throughout the decades many stores have continuously been opened, hoping to become the finest in the area. Just a few of these…

5 Famous Japanese Grubs for the Foodie in You

We all know how Japanese food can be delicious. It’s possible that not everyone has the opportunity to try Japanese food, but of those who have, the majority opinion is that Japanese food is tasty and healthy. I had the opportunity to eat Japanese food a few times and I always loved it. Of all…

Japanese Fast Food, Not Junk Food

In most countries when you think of fast food you would usually think of foods such as hamburgers, pizzas or fried chicken and while you can of course find all of these in Japan, they are not the only fast food options available on the high street! Japan has lots of its own fast food…

3 Japanese Foods that Mean Summer Is Here!

With the almost unbearable heat that is the Japanese summer, how do common folks survive when outside in the sun? Taking our mind off with some beautiful summer food is one way people get through the summer. Here are some common dishes people crave during the summer in Japan: Kakigori shaved ice howcollect.jp/ Kakigori, or…