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Experience the Height of Japanese Glamping at Unwind Hotel & Bar in Sapporo

Glamping is a shortened word for “glamorous camping” and refers to a type of camping that is more luxurious than traditional camping. There is no need to pitch a tent or make your own campfire or even go to the bathroom outside. Through glamping, you get to enjoy the outdoor without sacrificing the luxury of…

Try Different Ice Cream Sandwiches at the Limited Häagen-Dazs BAKERY in Tokyo!

Have you ever imagined what it might be like if you could have an actual ice cream sandwich? Not one with two cookies sandwiching a scoop of ice cream, but one made with actual bread – and not just any kind of bread, bread from the famous boulangerie MAISON KAYSER (メゾンカイザー). For a limited time…

Try This Restaurant in Japan’s Tohoku Region with Its Unusual Mashed Potato!

What do you imagine when you hear mashed potatoes? The typical white mush, occasionally seasoned with oregano or black pepper? Well, there is actually a store in the Tohoku (東北) region called NORMA that offers a new kind of dish that will make you question all of the mashed potatoes you’ve ever eaten. Potato Cream…

Discover the Unique Umami Flavor at Japan’s First Umami Burger Restaurant

I was personally surprised to find out that this burger restaurant had not yet arrived in Japan, but there is now a new store in Aoyama (青山)! An Umami Burger shop opened for the first time in Aoyama on March 24th, 2017. This burger chain is focused on creating burgers that pull out the “umami”…

Taste Delicious Scones and Other Baked Goods at This Quaint Bakery in Tokyo!

Scones are usually made from flour, butter, and milk, but an adorable little bakery located in Tokyo (東京) is famous for their soft and fluffy yet not too dry scones made from heavy cream. Find out more about this place and their pastries below! Quignon (キイニョン) View this post on Instagram 今日の朝ごはんはキイニョンのスコーン🍽メープル、パンプキン、チョコチップ、グラノーラ、パイン&ココナッツ🎵娘と半分こしながら食べました☺️紅茶はBetty'sのティールームブレンド☕️ #スコーン#キイニョン#紅茶#バーレイ#アジアティックフェザンツ#ブラウンベティ#ベティーズ#ティールームブレンド makikaさん(@makika_tea)がシェアした投稿 –…

Gaze at a Million Different Flowers at This Spring Event in Yokohama!

Garden Necklace YOKOHAMA is once again happening in the port city, Yokohama (横浜)! As a part of the 33rd National Urban Greenery Fair (全国都市緑化フェア), the City of Yokohama will be decorated with over a million flowers in an effort to promote nature preservation and a greener city. Even though Yokohama is located right next to…

Enjoy a Meal While Train Watching at This Cafe and Bar in Tokyo

Have you ever wondered where you could enjoy a meal while train watching at the same time? Or okay, maybe you haven’t. But if you are visiting Japan and would like to experience the Japanese train system in close proximity, I highly suggest visiting Cafe and Bar N3331 mAAch ecute Kanda Manseibashi (神田万世橋)! (I didn’t…

9 Sweets Shops in Ginza That Will Surely Satiate Your Sugar Cravings

The district of Ginza (銀座) started as a center for minting silver coins during the Edo period (江戸時代) and is named after the word “gin (銀),” which means “silver” in Japanese. After the Great Kanto earthquake (関東大震災) of 1923, Ginza was modernized and became the nation’s most glamorous avenue for high-end shopping and art. The…

Check These 10 Must-Try Chiffon Cakes at La Famille in Ikebukuro

I personally think that chiffon cakes are a staple baking recipe to have in one’s arsenal for baking. However, it’s actually pretty difficult to get these cakes to be fluffy and moist. Chiffon cake is my all-time favorite kind of cake because you can prepare them in any way you want according to how you…

Try Various Cacao Treats at This Specialty Chocolate Shop in Kanagawa

Chocolate Design Company’s VANILLABEANS opened in the year 2000 as an online shop on Rakuten (楽天). But as their delicious chocolates received the Rakuten Shop of the Year award three years in a row from 2010, they decided to create an actual shop in Yokohama (横浜). The flagship shop near Bashamichi Station (馬車道駅) roasts cacao…