What to expect from a shinkansen ride
Train transport in Japan is known for being efficient, on time, clean - and in the case of shinkansens, super speedy. Here are a few quick observations I made f
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Meguro Sanma Festival, held every September at the Meguro Ekimae shopping street, provides fresh grilled "sanma" (saury) to visitors for free.
Munch's Burger Shack is a burger restaurant conveniently located between the stations Tamachi, Mita, Shibakoen and Hamamatsucho.
Hakusan Onsen is a natural hot spring where visitors can enjoy bathing outside with a beautiful view on Mount Yatsugadake and Kayagatake.
Esashi Fujiwara no Sato (Fujiwara Heritage Park) is a theme park recreating Japanese history by letting visitors experience the glory days of the Heian period.
Pan-fried breaded pork cutlet restaurant in downtown Kagoshima.
Kinnotake is an onsen ryokan (Japanese hot spring inn) located in Hakone, Kanagawa.
This gaming arcade located within Kobe's Sannomiya station is owned by Bandai Namco Games Inc.
Blacows is a popular burger restaurant in the upmarket area of Ebisu.
Who are Geisha and Maiko? Geisha: The word divides to Gei: Art and Sha: person, literally meaning the person of arts. Geisha are the women who have mastered the
http://traveljapanblog.com/wordpress/tag/odaiba/So, you've booked your ticket to Tokyo and planned out all the cool places you're going to visit: Shibuya Cross
Michelin HardwareBig news shocked the culinary world in late 2016 when a ramen restaurant was awarded one Michelin star. Yes, the humble bowl of soup favored b
Access Odaiba via Water! Diver City OdaibaIn my experience going to the city of Odaiba for the first time, I never would have thought of taking this route to re
Every time I travel to Tokyo, my last night dinner must be 篝かがり Kagari Ramen. IMG_6794.JPG 1.78 MBIt is hidden at one of the back streets in Ginza district, r
A famous American author once remarked that Japan continually remakes itself. The Tokyo of today hardly looks like the Tokyo at the end of the Showa era (1926 –
Hyogo is very accessible from most prefectures in Kansai, especially Osaka. Train, bus, or plane, most options for travel should take no less than 2 to 3 hours.
The Shimanami Kaido is a wonderful bicycle route that extends from Onomichi in Hiroshima Prefecture all the way to Imabari City in Ehime Prefecture. This 70-kil
Valentines is coming soon and Japan is already up for it , no matter where you go , you'll bond to see something valentines related, in supermarkets, they will
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Famous for its gorgeous mountains and luxurious onsens (hot springs) Gunma is a nature lover's delight. Maebashi City, home to many parks and flower gardens, is
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
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
Kumamoto is in the center of Kyushu Island, and Mount Aso is the beloved heart of this beautiful prefecture. Aso-Kuju, Unzen-Amakusa National Parks, Mount Yabah
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
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
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
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
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