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Where to Spend a Great Day in Kyoto: Arashiyama and Kinkakuji

Without a doubt, Kyoto has become one of tourist’s favorites in Japan because of its intact and well preserved cultural heritage sites. It is nestled with numerous shrines and temples as well as beautiful nature that turns into inflamed shades of red in autumn or colorful blooms in spring. There’s a lot of places to…

Love a Good Mystery? Check Out This Japanese Drama With Matsuzaka Tori!

Well-known Japanese actor Matsuzaka Tori (松坂桃李) hits our screens again, this time as the star of the mystery drama entitled Shikaku Tantei Higurashi Tabito (視覚探偵日暮旅人), translated to Virtual Detective Tabito Higurashi in English. Get ready to see the actor play the part of investigator Higurashi Tabito who is tempting to unriddle his convoluted past. The…

Okachimachi: A Jewelry Lover’s Paradise and Tokyo’s Hidden Gem!

Tokyo is world famous for being one of the most expensive cities in the world. Head to Ginza shopping district and you could easily spend your whole month’s salary on a few pairs of socks. Visitors to this city often expect to pay ridiculous sums of money for products, restaurants, hotels, and definitely finer items…

Hakuza Nihonbashi – A Place Where You Can Eat Gold

Nihonbashi is a whole area in Tokyo that takes pride in “Edo Style” shopping. Literally translating into “Japanese Bridge”, it is indeed a bridge connecting old Edo traditions with contemporary style. Hakuza Nihonbashi definitely feels like you are are walking into living history. Hakuza Nihonbashi View this post on Instagram A post shared by M…

Traditional Japanese shopping mall in Nihonbashi, Tokyo

The best shopping mall to experience Japan in As you know, Tokyo is a really big city and there are thousands of shopping malls. My recommendation is Coredo-Muromachi, which is located in Nihonbashi. Coredo-Muromachi has a lot of Japanese traditional shops such as chopstick shops, Dashi (Japanese cooking stock) shops and many restaurants that you…