Uji: Not just a famous name on your green tea
It's common to associate Uji City with just green tea when one brings up it's name. Being one of the earliest site for tea cultivation in Japan, you could also
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This cafe close to Yoyogi Park is a popular spot for Tokyoites to grab a cup of Kakigori, which is flavored shaved ice, sometimes topped with condensed milk or
This museum opened April 2016 and is open until September 2018. It includes a Peanuts gift shop and Snoopy-themed cafe called Blanket Cafe. The cafe features sa
Suirakuyoiya is a Japanese restaurant located near Utsunomiya station. On Tuesdays they have a band play live jazz music.
The Wakayama City Museum is a historical museum concerned with educating people of the history and culture of Wakayama city.
The Sakurajima Visitor Center is a 10-15 minute walk west of the Sakurajima Ferry Terminal.
Traditional sweets store and tearoom Usagiya has been operating since 1913.
Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory offers private and dorm rooms in a wide spectrum of punchy colours.
Yakinikuya Sakai is a Japanese restaurant specializing in yakiniku (Japanese BBQ).
It is home to Mt. Hakone and is separated into the Mt. Hakone section centered around the mountain, and Okubo section with fields on the other side of Meiji Str
If you are interested in seeing the seasons in its primal state, while being close enough to urban centers, Fukushima is a perfect solution. Situated in the sou
It's that time of the year again. Christmas!! So, where should you go to enjoy the scenic winter illuminations this winter? This is the continuation of the prev
For those who have been to Tokyo, Shibuya and Harajuku must be the heaven for young girls and Shibuya 109 is definitely a must-visit place. Here, I am going to
Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi, which are traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea, or alone as a d
You might be joining me from the first part of my article (if so - thank you for reading, and if not, you can check out the first part here!) but I'm back with
For most travelers staying in the Kanto area during their Japan journey, the Kamakura Daibutsu (big Buddha) will probably be on the list. After all, it is one
Kamakura is a coastal city located south of Tokyo, Japan. It's a city that has kept me infatuated over the years—The traditional architecture of the temples, th
Photo Cred: Flickr user kazuletokyoite [email protected]/141823491/Thousand-Sakura River in Spring The Mogami River, one of the most rapid rivers in Japan, is also
Hi everyone! It's Kim Dao here with another shopping article! This is the continuation from the last blog post on where to shop in Ikebukuro! You can read the l
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Lush and tropical, Kagoshima Prefecture inhabits the southernmost part of Kyushu and includes a string of islands stretching to Taiwan. The most famous of these
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
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
Saitama is often overshadowed by its more popular southern neighbor Tokyo, but for those who care to look closer, Saitama abounds with amazing experiences. Take
While often overlooked due to its more popular neighbors like Osaka, Kyoto and Nagoya, Mie prefecture offers a unique cultural experience for those who visit. B
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
A cradle of traditional Japanese history and culture, Nara breathes the spirit of Yamato - the Japanese nation. Formerly known as “Heijyokyo", Nara was the firs
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
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**,