This 40-meter tall waterfall is famous for its colorful autumn leaves in the fall. (Caution: the trail leading to the waterfall is quite steep and long, handrai
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Wise Wise stocks a range of interior design products, kitchenware, tableware, stationery products, and other accessories, all individually hand-crafted by skill
Originally called Takuya Angel, this store was founded by fashion designer Takuya Sawada in 1955. Renowned for its bold fashion style, Salmon Harajuku offers a
Originally named Cafe Bar Pray, it now goes by the name of Tenshitoakuma no pray. This is a angel and demons cosplay themed bar located in Sotokanda, near the T
This cafe is located just 5-minutes from Koenji Station, and in inconspicuous find. The Renaissance is also a 'meikyoku kissaten', which means classical music cafe. The area is quite spacious and there are more than 30 seats to choose from. Before your visit, keep in mind that the use of cameras and mobile phones are prohibited here. Photos found on Matcha-Jp
Ekoin temple is a Buddhist temple in Ryogoku, Tokyo. It was a well known for venue for sumo wrestlers during de period. It now serves as place a place for sumo
This Blue Seal ice cream parlor is located on the grounds of the Tomiton Shopping Mall in Toyosaki, Tomigusuku.
The Ozuwashi museum is a museum/shop concerned with historical and artistic aspects of "washi", traditional Japanese paper, and contains art galleries, archives
This coastline along the Sea of Japan is famous for its sandy beaches and sightseeing boat tours. The best area for swimming is the stretch close to Arasuna Jin
Hi guys!! ^_^ Okay!! So from the first article I had pointed out some of weird Japanese snacks and drinks that could be found in Japan. So these are a few more
When one talks about Nikko, it is easy to associate it to a very common impression that the area, situated in the northw
IntroductionLet us introduce you to the world of Japanese sake! This delectable drink has become famous across the globe for its unique taste. Called nihonshu i
Meguro (and Nakameguro, just a stone's throw away) are a couple of great areas to explore in Tokyo. If somewhere that is a bit less tourist trafficked sounds go
Because Ishikawa prefecture features many relaxing activities and experiences, it would be best to take a few days at minimum to fully experience and appreciate
My husband told me a story once of when he was first in Japan (several years ago now) sitting at Narita Airport waiting for a flight back home to the US. Natura
Every culture is different. Maybe what you do in your country is acceptable, but in Japan it may be seen as unacceptable and rude. Below are some of the things
We've done a number of road trips as a family in Japan. For the most part, it ends up cheaper for us than it would catching Shinkansens/local trains and then ev
Most of us have probably played some version of Mario Kart before - it's one of those video games that is popular worldwide and has really stood the test of tim
Exploring Japan can be both fun and challenging, and the ability to easily get online can give you peace of mind whilst travelling. From staying connected with family and friends to looking up train times in a hurry, there’s no doubting the convenience of a portable Wi-Fi connection.
Tokyo Creative has partnered with one of Japan’s leading pocket Wi-Fi providers to offer a new convenient and affordable rental service for use across the whole of Japan.More Info
Kochi, on Shikoku Island, is quite rural. In fact, 85% of the prefecture is covered in forests. This lush, green area is perfect for adventurers and is famous f
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
Tokushima prefecture is a mountainous area located on the island of Shikoku. It is home to the first 23 temples of the 88 Temple Pilgrimage starting with temple
Oita is sometimes called the “Nara of the West”. It is located in the northeast of Kyushu and is best known for the city of Beppu which has more onsen (hot spri
With a nationally famous baseball team, two coasts on two different seas, and a high-class type of beef named after its capital, Hyogo is a prefecture of many t
There’s a reason why over 10 million people visit Okinawa every year – Japan's southernmost island is a natural wonder, with pristine beaches, friendly people a
Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he
Nagasaki is in the southwest of Japan on the island of Kyushu and includes several islands between Kyushu and South Korea. Mountains on one side and the sea on
Yamagata has been called 'hidden' Japan and is definitely not on the regular tourist routes. It is Japan's largest prefecture and you can find it along the Sea