Looking for Vegan Food in Kamakura? Check Out These 3 Amazing Restaurants!

If you’re vegan and thinking of traveling to Japan, you might be worried about finding places to eat – especially if you don’t speak the language – as Japan doesn’t have the best reputation for animal-free food. But fear not! There are plenty of restaurants that cater for vegans here, particularly in the larger cities.…

Ever Heard of A “Dunk Burger”? Try It Out at This Fusion Burger Shop in Kamakura!

SLAMs BURGER HOUSE is an interesting mixture of Japanese and Western food culture. With the use of multi-layered lacquer food boxes for their hamburgers, SLAMs has created a new and interesting fusion of two cultures. Ojyu boxes (お重箱) are usually used to serve traditional Japanese “osechi” during the three-day-long New Year’s celebration. Instead of using…

4 Beautiful Temples to See the Cherry Blossoms in Kamakura

Cherry blossom viewing season, or “hanami”, is the best time to visit public parks, castle grounds, and temples in Japan. It is also the best way to savor the spiritual and calm atmosphere in the country. It is at this time when cherry blossoms display their utmost beauty, which is only seen for a few…

Have a Daily Slice of Healthy Cake at POMPON CAKES BLVD. in Kamakura!

Have you ever wished that you could eat delicious cakes every day without having to worry about your health? Well, this cake shop may be just the place you’re looking for. View this post on Instagram 我が家の1周年,2/5(火)は…宇宙一大好きな【 POM PON CAKES BLVD. 】の最高なお2人が,我が家に立って下さります!!泣 . 「もし良かったら,お祝いに我々がお店に立たせて頂くのはどうでしょうか?」という予想だにしないお電話に…0.01秒で「是非‼︎」と大興奮鼻息あらめでお返事する私。 地域に根付き愛されるお店であり,全てが真心で出来ているような温かさと誰もが幸せで溢れる空間。素晴らしいケーキと飾らない笑顔の皆さま。“お店の在り方”で私が最も影響を受けているそんな大切なお店です。だから毎年誕生日は決まってここに行き私の「良い1年」が始まります。 特別な日が,もっと特別になってしまいました。来て下さる皆さまにとってもそうであれば嬉しいなと心から思います。 当日は『 #レリビー1周年 』の様々な企画を大好きな皆さまに形にして頂きます。…幸せ者だな〜 21時まで営業しておりますので,史上最強に楽しい1日を是非ご一緒して下さい☺︎ . . #鎌倉 #梶原 #pomponcakes…

One Day in Kamakura: 6 Places Not to Miss!

Are you staying in Tokyo and looking for a beautiful, green place with many attractions to visit nearby? Then you should go to the quaint seaside city of Kamakura. In the medieval period, Japan was governed from here and that’s why there are a lot of cultural treasures to find. Kamakura is easily accessible by…

Meet Some Feathered Friends At the Kamakura Owl Forest!

In recent years, animal themed cafes in Japan became such a huge hit that there are now a large variety of these shops all across the country. These cafes do not only offer your regular cup of coffee for the day but also, a friendly companion to join you as well! But if you were…

Kamakura: A Complete Guide to the Essential Experience in Japan

Kamakura, with its rich history, beautiful nature and numerous mystical spots, is potentially the most unique place in Japan. The city offers so much to see and do in every season, that once you’ve arrived, you may never want to leave. Kamakura is located about 50 kilometers southwest of Tokyo, and is easily accesible by…

Kanagawa: A Stone’s Throw Away from Tokyo

If Tokyo was New York City, guess which prefecture would be New Jersey? Given the proximity of Jersey City to Manhattan, many people who work in New York live in Jersey City for the overall less costly standard of living. Dining out at restaurants, grocery shopping, and paying rent and housing tax are some of…

The Kamakura Hiking Trail

Kamakura is a small place about an hour outside of Tokyo. There are roughly 20 shrines in Kamakura and more than sixty temples – so it’s a town rich in history. Shokozan Tokeiji Temple Author’s photo Leaving the extremely cute Kita-Kamakura station, cross over the road and right in front of you is the Shokozan…