Top 5 temples/shrines in Tokyo
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Yurino Incense Sachet Shop stocks a wide range of beautiful and traditional sachets filled with powdered incense.
Satoku Garden is a souvenir shop in Akita Prefecture that sells a variety of products including traditional Japanese sweets, fashion accessories, and household
The Showa-kan is a Japanese style resort (ryokan) in Ginzan hot-spring, and has an outside bath on the top floor looking out over the valley.
Kagetsudo is a popular Melonpan (Japanese sweet bread) shop and cafe in Asakusa. They are open every day all year round from 9 am until they sell their last Mel
This unique forest labeled as “bijinbayashi” literally means in English “beautiful lady forest. For the past 90 years these tall and slender trees have been gro
Specializing in yakitori, or grilled chicken skewers, Fuku is located on a quiet street in the residential neighborhood of Yoyogi-Uehara.
Located in the “hell zone,” a high-temperature geothermal field, this hot spring gushes with highly acidic—and scorching hot—water. It is the only place in Japa
Using buckwheat flour produced in Japan, this restaurant specializes in soba (Japanese buckwheat noodles). Customers are welcomed by an old-fashioned entrance,
The world is not always rainbows and sunshine for everyone. There are many people who are suffering from chronic diseases and loneliness especially the elderly.
Kurama and Kibune are a pair of gorgeous mountainous towns situated at either side of Mount Kurama that are connected by what is, in my opinion, one of the best
For those of you who have already been to Japan, you may have experienced that trying to shop with your credit/debit card can be a little difficult! Although Ja
Probably the first place that people go to within Chiba Prefecture is Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea. A little bit misleading given the word "Tokyo" is p
Even though Agano City is a relatively small place, there are plenty of places to eat: countless izakayas, and a fair share of ramen shops. If you’re in the moo
We call it the K-mart of sushi. And we love it.Jiro Ono of the 3-star Michelin restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro would definitely be scandalized by Kappa-sushi's offe
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If you're like me, you love finding coffee shop gems when you travel. Getting a head start on the day with some caffeine is the best way to fuel up for a day of
One of the better ramen restaurants in Agano City is Noroshi Ramen in the small town of Yasuda (30 minute drive from Niigata City). There is also a shop in Shib
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Niigata prefecture has a long coastline facing the sea of Japan, because of this it was a critical port area during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centurie
Shiga prefecture is part of the quirky and friendly Kansai region. It includes the vast waters of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The north sho
As the second largest city in Japan, Osaka is often compared to the capital city Tokyo—both popular travelling destinations in Japan. But some would venture to
Chiba Prefecture is just next door to the megalopolis of Tokyo, it's a special place with a long history. Chiba has abundant farm land, historic temples, tradit
Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit
Ishikawa prefecture is a small, thin prefecture on the western coast of the Honshu island, next to the Sea of Japan. It is closer to Tokyo than Kyoto, making it
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
Kyoto is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Japan. The historical city is home to iconic landmarks such as Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkaku-ji and the Fushimi-inari shrine.
Ehime is home to Dogo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot springs with a history going back almost 1,000 years. In the loosely auto-biographical novel **Botchan**,