By Akiko.Y

Get the most out of your stay: traditional Japanese inns

The best season for travelling and taking a vacation is coming! Next time, if you are planning to travel to Japan, you might want to experience something unique. It is not only about traveling for fun, but also about having precious original experiences or having solid cultural knowledge about the destination. If you go to…

Omotesando The Japanese Champs-Élysées

The city of Tokyo has many different attractions, it can go from the modern hyper-developed styles to the unique and traditional one. And Tokyo has different attractive atmosphere by each area. If you want to go to meido cafe, you would go to “Akihabara” But, if you want shopping or looking for fashionable places, I…

Must-eat 3 Delicious Local Food at lunchrooms!

Japanese food is not only about traditional and beautifully elaborate food such as Sushi, but also there are casual and easy cooked Japanese food that people love. For example, Takoyaki, Okonomi-yaki, and Yakisoba are very popular and delicious as snack. Takoyaki Takoyaki looks like a small ball which is made of mixed eggs and wheat…

Unique Photo Sticker Booth “PURIKURA”

Most people love taking photo for SSN or making private good memories easily. The photo sticker booth, Purikura is pretty famous in Japan. This machine is used by many young people. It is enjoyable during taking a photo with many decorations, stamps and graffiti which can be used as a sticker. In 1995, the machine…

5 Delicious Breads That Were Created in Japan!

Recently, It is clear that Japanese people love bread and eating it as often as rice. Especially k Tokyo, there are so many beautiful bakeries in french style. For example, “PAUL” is a famous french bakery & cafe (boulangerie) and they opened in several places around Tokyo area. if you go to this kind of…

3 Delicious Sweets for The Doll’s Festival on March 3rd.

On March 3rd in Japan, people celebrate the Girls’ Festival, “HINAMATSURI”. (雛祭り) At the day, people celebrate for girls’ growth such as displaying beautiful dolls in ancient costumes of Heian era with peach flowers in each house and eating cubic rice crackers(Hina-arare). There are some popular sweets for this festival. The custom of doll’s festival…

The Best Shopping Area in Yokohama

The second biggest city, Yokohama is one of popular city for sightseeing where is next to Tokyo. Yokohama is close to Tokyo and it takes only 30 min from Shibuya in Tokyo. Recently, around Yokohama port area has been developing as a modern city. Also, the city has unique side as an international port city.…

4 Ways to Enjoy Japanese Apricots

Many Japanese food were improved by wisdom from daily life from person to person through many years. It was necessary to use natural food from limited resources because of land form reasons. For example, Japanese apricot has been used for many ways as a preservative food. By now, Japanese apricot is one of useful healthy…