Treehouse Cafe: A Perfect Hideaway in Yokohama

With the busy life ahead, Japanese people love to find time to relax by going to cafes. Ordinarily speaking, a usual cafe is located within the city where people can just come and go. They usually extend into a sidewalk. However to have a little more enjoyable rest, far from the city, Yokohama offers a…

Welcome to Yokohama Sea Paradise, the biggest aqua park around!

Yokohama Sea Paradise is an amusement park consisting of 4 aqua resorts, rides, shopping malls, hotels and restaurants. It is located in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Japan. Yokohama Sea Paradise is open daily from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm on weekdays, and 8:30 am to 10:30 pm on weekends. Author’s photo This park’s aquatic animals are more…

The oldest Chinatown of Japan, Yokohama Chukagai

I think most of you already know what Chinatown is. Chinatown is a district outside of China with predominantly Chinese population. Chinatown can always be an interesting area with it’s Chinese traditional architecture, Chinese ornaments, always a lot of Chinese food, Chinese souvenirs and sometimes Chinese cultural exhibits and festivals. Chinatowns can be found in…

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, where history meets entertainment

Historical Place Of Yokohama Port Our famous port city, Yokohama, was once a small fishing village in Edo Period. In 1859, the Black Ships led by Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Yokohama and demanded Japan to open several ports for commerce. The Tokugawa shogunate agreed and signed the Treaty of Peace and Amity, this event…

A Day In Yokohama Hakkejima Sea Paradise

Author’s photo It is the Golden week and there is no better way to spend the long holiday than to visit various amusement parks and attractions in Japan. One of the chosen itinerary for this holiday escapade is the Yokohama Hakkejima Sea Paradise. Located approximately 30 minutes away from Tokyo, the Yokohama Hakkejima Sea Paradise…

Ramen King : YOSHIMURAYA Restaurant

IEKEI Birth IEKEI is a kind of Ramen, and it is also the name of a famous ramen shop. IEKEI Ramen was created in 1974 in “YOSHIMURAYA”, Kanagawa, Japan. The founder of “YOSHIMURA” worked as a truck driver, but one day, he was inspired by a genuine idea, he thought : how about mixing Tokyo’s…

5 Unique Destinations for Tourists

There are many places to visit upon arriving in Japan, that many people would recommend when asked, such as the temples in Kyoto, the enormous Buddha statue in Nara, or Tokyo Tower, etc. However, there are a lot of less famous places, that you may not have heard many people talking about, with a lower…

The Biggest Railway Museum, Yokohama

Yokohama is known for gorgeous views, multiple ramen museums (both cup of noodle and the infamous ramen museums are situated there), and not to mention Chinatown. There is a hidden gem in the midst of the usual Yokohama tourist destinations and is well worth a visit. The Hara Model Railway Museum Author’s photo The Hara…

Night trip to Minato Mirai, Yokohama

Yokohama is located in the south of Tokyo and is easily accessible by train. It is one of the most romantic cities with a multi-cultural environment and a pleasant seaside. It is a very busy city, no less than Tokyo and has a lot of tourist attractions. If you are on a tight schedule and…

Yokohama Pokemon Paradise

Pokémon Center YOKOHAMA Absolutely, there are Pokémon goods everywhere!! Latest battle game cards, various stationery, figurines, T-shirts, snacks and even cup noodles….you name it! This is not only a specialty store but you can also battle there with other shoppers and you may become a Pokémon master…!!?? This amazing shop is located in Yokohama city,…