Ishikawa Food Guide
Ishikawa is primarily known for its seafood, but also boasts great vegetables and even a nice culture surrounding green tea. Sake, soy sauce, and miso are also
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Famous ramen chain Ippudo is a Hakata-style tonkotsu broth ramen shop which has shops all over Japan and in some parts of the US as well.
Ground 1st is a popular local bar in Nagasaki that stocks a wide range of drinks for you to choose from.
The Giant Panda Zoo is home to a lot more than the world’s most beloved bears. Today, it is home to around 200 different species and 1,000 individual animals, i
Taka-chari is a bicycle rental shop with 16 rental spots throughout the central area of Takasaki City.
The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum is spread across seven hectares and is dedicated to preserving buildings of historical significance. There are vario
Atsuta Horaiken is a "hitsumabushi" restaurant, which is a local specialty consisting of rice topped with grilled eel dipped in sauce.
Located inside a private park called Amenity Esaka, is this museum dedicated to rare sculptures.
Fire House is a burger restaurant located in Hongo.
Kochi Castle, built in 1603, was used by the Tosa clan during the Edo period.
Chugoku isn’t really known for its onsen… that honour usually goes to Tohoku or Chubu where the snow in winter calls for a soak in the hot water. But in Chugoku
During a trip in Japan, you want to ask directions or get help for getting on a bus, taxi or train especially when you are lost. It is very challenge to ask for
Cartoon.jpg 225.84 KB(Cover photo courtesy of Nokkana Animation. Check out their videos here)Nearly everyone who comes to Japan will want to try sushi at some
Out on a small hill in the town of Otsuchi stands a British style telephone booth, with its distinctive glass panes looking out to a breathtaking view of the P
Ginza is well known as one of the most luxurious spots to visit not just in Tokyo, but on the face of the planet. It's heaven for shopaholics, with big name bra
Access to Kansai International AirportKansai International Airport (KIA) is located in Izumisano City in Osaka, and acts as a main hub linking Kansai cities suc
Osaka is unlike any other city in Japan. In contrast to the cool, sophisticated vibe of Tokyo, Osaka has a more friendly, relaxed atmosphere where the people ar
As an American living in Japan, I have always felt a deep interest with the heritage of the U.S.-Japan relationship, and it formally began some 150 years ago at
When you're looking at places to stay for your Tokyo vacation, you might be looking at spots deep in the heart of the city - the likes of Shibuya and Shinjuku s
Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda
Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut
Miyagi is on the Pacific coast in the Tohoku Region. It’s castle-town capital, Sendai City, has a long history which you can experience in many interesting muse
Fukuoka is located on the northern side of the island of Kyushu. It includes the two largest cities in the area, Fukuoka City, its capital, and Kitakyushu. The
Gifu prefecture, known as the unofficial “center” of Japan, was and is very important to Japan in many aspects. For starters, it holds the record for most open
Toyama is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It has mountainous borders inland with wonderful natural views, hiking trails, hot springs and ev
Saga has a natural beauty that inspires. It is one of the few prefectures that has two different ocean borders: The Sea of Genkai on the north and on its south
Fukui is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. When you explore this beautiful area you can see gorgeous rocky coastlines and beaches, taste fres
Tochigi is famed for its onsen (hot springs), ski resorts and large natural parks. Approximately 21% of the prefecture is designated as parks. Its capital, Utsu