Gifu Food Guide
Though Gifu doesn’t have a specific nationally-recognized food staple like many of its neighbors, it does have a rich history in traditional foods eaten by the
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Iojima is the name for the conglomerate of two islands which are only meters apart: Iojima and Okinotorishima. They are known for their white sandy beaches and
Nejo (or Ne Castle) was a castle built in 1334 by Lord Nambu Moroyuki. Closed on national holidays.
Selling books, manga, strange toys, novelty sweets and random items, this chain of stores caters to the quirks and whims of collectors and pop-culture fans. Thi
Located in the traditional district of Asakusa and and a two minute walk from Sendagi station, this small family-run business has been selling sense (rice crack
Small shrine near Nishi-Nippori
Senju no Ichiba is a shop selling Japanese and Okinawa local spirits, such as sake and awamori.
Roppongi is an upscale area with many expatriates famous for its nightlife, restaurants, shops and entertainment complexes.
Soji-ji So-in is a Zen Buddhist temple that was founded in 1321 and features a meditation hall, a repository for Buddhist scripture, and a restaurant serving Bu
Me, being from Europe, had tasted Soy milk before, but I remembered it as being super disgusting. That’s why I was positively amazed when I tried Japanese Soy
They're heeeerrrree! Well not quite yet, but they're coming! Say what? The giant, larger-than-life snow sculptures, the featured attractions at the Sapporo Sno
As a countryside person, large portions of my trips to Japan are spent moving between towns, on local trains cutting through rice fields and lonely houses. Ther
We always look for pancakes from Bills, sometimes queuing up for 1 hours or 2 hours or even longer at Ginza or Shibuya. On the day of 成人の日, my friend worked at
Kim's Favorite Convenience Store in Japan. Mine is Family Mart!For the first time, my wife and I are joining forces to complete a collaborative article. Why?
Iwatayama is a small mountain that has a monkey park, which is located in the Arashiyama district west of Kyoto. After a short hike, we were able to contemplate
So If you know me personally you may know I'm a sliiight shopaholic, but when I want to save for something specific I do a great job keeping up with my goals.
Yamadera is just 1 h away from Sendai or 20 minuts from Yamagata Station by local tran in Tohoku. Just a few minutes walk from the station is the large temple
Cruising is becoming a more and more popular way to travel and see the world - my husband and I went on a cruise a couple of years ago out of Yokohama and we lo
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.
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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
Surrounded on all four sides by 3000+ meter tall mountains, Nagano prefecture is called the “Roof of Japan.” The 1998 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were hoste
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
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
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
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
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
In Akita, on the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku region, visitors can revel in Japan’s natural beauty. You can climb mountains, look over beautiful lakes, and visit coastal towns.
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